Virtual Whisky Master Class
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Left Bank Melbourne presents a unique opportunity to delve into the fascinating works of scotch and learn about the highly skilled process of making Chivas Regal blended Scotch whiskey, all from the comfort of your own home through our virtual Whisky blending class.
This experience will give you the opportunity to actually taste grain whiskey and single malts with distinctive taste profiles such as floral, fruity, creamy, citrus and Smokey. You will be tutored in the craftsmanship of a master blender and making your own unique whiskey at home to enjoy.
This event will be led by Hollie Atkinson, Chivas Regal Brand ambassador.
Having grown up in the Highlands of Scotland, whisky has always had a strong presence in Hollies life, and as a result, she has developed a passion for scotch whisky. Following her graduation from the University of Glasgow with a Masters degree in Business Management and Sociology, Hollie joined Chivas Brothers and began intensive training at Scottish distilleries, learning from experts in the field.
In August 2019, Hollie began her role as Chivas Regal Brand Ambassador and continues to share her passion for the craft and rich heritage of Chivas Regal.
There are only twenty spaces for this event so don’t leave it too late to book!
Our Chivas experience will be a virtual experience held on the 16th of May at 4pm. * You must be over the age of 18 to partake in this event.
Tickets are just $20 and you will receive a voucher to this amount to dine at Left Bank Melbourne when we reopen. Once you have registered, you will be sent a Chivas Regal Blend kit which includes:
The Blend kit:
Chivas 12 (1 x 5cl bottles)
1 Grain and 4 single Malts (5 x 5cl bottles)
1 Glass pipette
1 Glass Breaker
1 Empty bottle
*only available to Melbourne residents and surrounding suburbs due to the delivery of blending kits
*must be 18 or over to participate in this class
*ID must be presented upon delivery of the blending kit
Mater Class structure: 45 minutes- 1 hour
Welcome and introduction:
Introduction to Chivas Brand Ambassador and Blending session
Chivas Brothers History
Story of Chivas Regal history and heritage
Tasting of grain and single malt whiskies, discussing the characteristics, flavour profile and guest preferences
Using the contents of the kit, guests are able to blend their own whisky
Chivas 12 (tasting before the blend)
- Fruity, floral and sweet
- Key notes of honey, vanilla and milk chocolate
Floral whisky (grain)
- Delicate, mellow and creamy
- Key notes of pears, cinnamon and vanilla
Fruity whisky (single malt 1)
- Full bodied and fruity
- Key notes of orchard fruits, caramel and wild herbs
Creamy whisky (single malt 2)
- Smooth, full bodied with long finish
- Key notes of butterscotch, milk chocolate and vanilla
Citrus whisky (single malt 3)
- Crisp, delicate and fresh
- Key notes of orange zest, honey and toffee apples
Smoky whisky (single malt 4)
- Sweet, smoky and creamy
- Key notes of apricots, gingerbread and hint of subtle peat smoke