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Spirits of Vermont Science Fair 21+

Thursday, December 12, 2013
From 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

With craft spirits brands popping up all over Vermont, there are now more ways to make a tipple, tincture or toddy than you can imagine. Join ECHO AfterDark at the Spirits of Vermont Science Fair to cut through the clutter and enjoy a fun-filled spirits tasting topped off tempting talks on the science behind your favorite spirits. Explore science fair themed booths from:

  • Caledonia Spirits
  • Smuggler's Notch Distillery
  • Vermont Distillers (VT Maple Cream Liqueur)
  • Vermont Sapling
  • Vermont Spirits
  • WhistlePig Whiskey

Talks from master distillers and spirits experts will include:
  • The terroir of the rye plant and how it affects rye whiskey
  • The delicate chemistry of cream liquors
  • The science of distilling
and more!

Plus, WhistlePig will be debuting a new barrel-aged cocktail concept, featuring a hand crafted cocktail aged in an oak barrel, at the event.

Are you an ECHO member? Then you're invited to the special VIP tasting from 6-7 featuring a close tasting rare and hard to find WhistlePig ryes with a master distiller from WhistlePig. Only 10 tickets are available to the general public for this event, so get yours today by calling Karen Heil at 802-864-1848 x134.

After the Science Fair, head to the Localvore Today after party at the Skinny Pancake, where you'll get a WhistlePig tasting glass just by showing your Spirits of Vermont Science Fair ticket! Plus you'll be able to keep the party going with handcrafted cocktails featuring spirits from vendors highlighted at the event.

Tickets for the Spirits of Vermont Science Fair (for 21+ only) include all talks plus 10 tasting tickets and are only $20 for ECHO members or $25 for the general public, click here to purchase your tickets today. Tickets for the VIP tasting are only available to ECHO members and include the close tasting as well as general admission to the Science Fair for only $45 and can only be purchased by calling Karen Heil at 802-864-1848 x134.

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