The 22nd Annual NB Spirits Festival
Events
Tuesday, November 14th

Under construction!

All of this is still very much a work in progress. The event list, presenters, timing and pricing are all still in flux.

The Rum Dinner

Our first rum dinner in 2014 exceeded all expectations...

The 2015 dinner was attended by twice as many guests... And our third one in 2016 sold even more tickets!

The Rum Dinner starts at 6:00pm for pre-dinner cocktails. Assigned seating for dinner at 6:30pm.

$75. Limited seating. Your ticket includes a ride home. Ticket Info.

Wednesday, November 15th
The Whisky Dinner

With five course and six drams, this is our flagship culinary experience. Enjoy exquisite pairings of food and whisky that you will not forget.

Hosted by Martine Nouet

This gala event has a limited number of tickets!

The Whisky Dinner starts at 6:00pm for pre-dinner cocktails. Assigned seating for dinner at 6:30pm.

$125. Limited seating. Business Attire. Your ticket includes a ride home. Ticket Info.

Thursday, November 16th
Master Classes (5:00pm)

Our first round of Thursday Master Classes kicks off with some great spirits from around the globe.

$20 each. Ticket Info.

Master Classes (7:00pm)

Round 2 of the Thursday master classes will features more great whisk(e)ys.

$20 each, except for Martine's Master Class ($30). Ticket Info.

  • Martine Nouet's Master Class: You have to experience Martine's classes - words do not do them justice. This year's theme: We don't know yet, but we're sure it will be memorable!.
Master Classes (9:00pm)

Wrap up the evening with some more whiskies or a cocktail class.

$20 each. Ticket Info.

Friday, November 17th
The Whisky Lunch (11:45am to 1:15pm)

A gourmet lunch is a great way to kick off Festival Showcase Friday! Hosted by world-renowned food and whisky expert Martine Nouet, you will regaled with sublime pairings of food and whisky.

$65. Limited seating. Ticket Info.

The Ultimate Master Class (4:30pm to 6:15pm)

Back again by popular demand after its debut in 2011, the UMC is a must for serious whisky aficionados. As a specially priced add-on to your Festival Showcase ticket, you will sample twelve desert-island drams!

$75 with a Festival Showcase Ticket. Very limited availability - tickets sold out on day-one the past three years. Ticket Info.

The UMC starts at 4:30pm Friday in the Victoria Room. Please bring both your Festival ticket and UMC ticket to the UMC registration desk at the mezzanine level for your entry passes to both the Class and the Main Showcase at 6:45pm. Tickets are not transferable (strictly enforced).

The Festival Showcase (6:45pm to 10:00pm)

The Festival Showcase is the centerpiece of the New Brunswick Spirits Festival.

This year we will have nearly 200 spirits to be sampled, a selection a local food appetizers, and our fan-favourite cocktail table.

$85 in advance, $95 at the door. Your ticket includes a ride home. Ticket Info.

On-Site Alcool NB Liquor Boutique (6:30pm to 11:00pm)

Our event partner, Alcool NB Liquor will have an on-site store operating Friday evening so that you can pick up your favourite products right away.

This is a great opportunity to buy the perfect dram for the whisky (and other spirit) drinkers on your Christmas shopping list!

Saturday, November 18th
Closed Distillery Master Class (Noon to 1:30pm)

We are working hard at putting together yet another closed distillery master class as a follow-up to the very well received Dallas Dhu and Imperial events in 2015 and 2016.

Presented by: Davin de Kergommeaux

$50. Ticket Info.

The Chairman's Dram (2:00pm to 3:30pm)

Stay tuned to see if Frank will run this event again this year.

Presented by: Frank Scott

$70. Ticket Info.