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whiskeyKindred Spirits
The 15th Annual Whisky Tasting
A benefit event for CelticFest Mississippi

fbSeptember 6, 2013.  7:00-9:00 pm
Sparkman Auditorium
MS Ag & Forestry Museum

$60 at the door / $40 advance online purchase

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The new format of the Kindred Spirits Whisky Tasting contunues this year. In a nutshell:
- Admission good for 20 Whisky coupons and official tasting glass (yours to keep). 
- Additional coupons, just $1 each. CASH ONLY PLEASE.
- Over 40 Whiskies to choose from. (Some in limited supply)
- Whiskies cost 1 to 6 coupons, depending on how much it costs us. 
- Coupon cost based on price, not rarity. Each serving is ½ oz.
- There are several 1-coupon Whiskies, so don‘t worry if you‘re on a budget.
- Tickets are non-refundable.
- Must be aged 21 or older to enter. ID is required.

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The spread from Fenian's Irish Pub

The Kindred Spirits Whisky Tasting enjoys the informal title as the Largest Whisky Tasting in the South, both in attendance and representation of the whiskies!

Shifting away from the sit-down format, Kindred Spirits allows the taster to build his or her own self-paced whisky tasting. Each admission receives a whisky glass to keep and 20 coupons to redeem for half-ounce pours. With over 40 whiskies to choose from, pours are redeemed for one to six coupons, depending on the price of the bottle (not its rarity!). Knowledgeable experts will staff the pouring stations, and additional coupons are available for purchase at the event (cash only).

“This event has always been a great way to learn about Irish and Scottish whiskies, and a huge value for sampling high-end distillations,” says Perry Launius, one of the Kindred Spirits’ organizers. “With this new format, you make your own tasting itinerary, get answers for your questions, and learn about one of the oldest surviving Celtic traditions.”

Fenian’s Irish Pub furnishes the Kindred Spirits with foods to cleanse the palate. Far from their normal pub fare, the hors d'oeuvres are fit for the subtle tastes coaxed from the spirits.

It is important to the organizers of the Kindred Spirits Tasting and of CelticFest Mississippi that participants drink responsibly. “We always encourage folks to bring a designated driver, and each designated driver will get free admission to CelticFest for that night,” says Launius. Tasting participants can enjoy the stage performances of Celtic music and dance for the rest of the evening.

This event is sponsored by Wine & Spirits in the Quarter with support from Fenian’s Irish Pub to raise funds in support of CelticFest Mississippi. Kindred Spirits starts at 7:00 pm on Friday. Tickets are available online up until midnight of the day before for $40, and at the door at $60.  

Advance ticketing and more information may be found at  Information is also available from Wine & Spirits in the Quarter at (601) 366-6644. Questions about reservations may be directed to Aimée Cole at (601) 812-5470.

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Benefit Events for CelticFest Mississippi

Whiskey Tasting

Blasta Wine Tasting

Fion Pour

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