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2019 Engineering Whiskies of the World

2019 Engineering Whiskies of the World

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$70/Ticket
Liuna Station
360 James St N.
Hamilton, ON L8L 1H5

Event Contact:

Carm Vespi
vespi@mcmaster.ca
905-525-9140 x.24906

The taste you have been waiting for; fascinating distilled spirits from around the globe.

Overview

Come experience a fabulous evening with alumni and friends, enjoying a new line up of whiskies from around the globe, including;

  • Bellevoye Bleu, Tripe Malt Whiskey – France
  • Bushmills Malt 10 year old Whiskey – Ireland
  • Pendelton 1920 12 year old Whiskey - Canada
  • Eagle Rare 10 year old Bourbon - USA
  • Ardbeg Uigeadail (MHCS) – Scotland

5:30 pm -  Registration & Networking (Cash Bar) 

6:00 pm – Welcome, Dinner and Whisky Presentations
Assorted Rolls & Butter
Garden Salad in Balsamic Vinaigrette
Roast Butternut Squash Soup
Grilled Chicken Breast  served with Roast Potatoes and Green/Yellow Beans & Baby Carrots
or Stuffed Pepper served with Mashed Potato and Green/Yellow Beans & Baby Carrots (Vegetarian Option)
Chocolate Caramel Torte served with Coffee and Tea

7:00 pm - Questions and Answers

Attendees

TBA

Whisky Ambassador

FRANCES THORP NEUFELD

Ms Neufeld is a retired executive with many years of fund raising, management, administration, and board development experience.

Her board experience have included the Dundas Valley School of Arts, Royal Botanical Garden, The Westdale Cinema Group, The Hamilton Club, SPCA, Theatre Pass Muraille, Friends For Success, Earthriders,  Child Abuse Council, Rotary, and Bruce Trail Association.

Born in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, she was educated at the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, and York University, Toronto in Education and Honours Philosophy. After moving to Indiana with her family, she received her Bachelor of Music, a Master of Music, and a Master of Arts.

She is an avid sudoku, jigsaw, and crossword player, takes delight in good mystery novels, and firmly believes in lifelong learning.

Frances loves growing things and each year reorganizing her eclectic garden. Frances and her husband, Rudy, enjoy the arts, dogs, travel, and single malt whisky.   She possesses a small collection of 30 bottles of scotch, a few Irish blended whiskeys, and a couple of special Bourbons gleaned from various tastings, selective purchasing and the odd trade.  Her favourite wines are Stag’sLeap Sauvignon Cabernet, and several Amarones.