Virtual Whiskey Tasting - Whiskey 101

Discover the unique spirit of four different types of whiskey in this interactive virtual whiskey tasting experience.

During this live and interactive virtual whiskey tasting with Scotch Steward Kirsty, you will explore four different types of whiskey — bourbon, scotch, rye and Irish whiskey. Scotch Steward Kirsty will discuss the history, tradition, culture and flavor profiles of each whiskey as well as the proper way to taste and analyze a spirit's flavor profile. You will also learn how to create four different cocktails that are suited to each type of whiskey.

  • Recipes Recipe links are sent in your booking confirmation.
  • Ingredients Ingredients can be adapted for dietary restrictions or lack of availability.
  • Technology Connect with the host using Zoom on your computer, tablet or mobile device.
  • Class Participation Chime in with questions through audio or chat. Use of video is optional.
  • Class Size
    Public class sizes are between 6 to 20 connections to provide an opportunity for all guests to participate and ask questions. Private classes can accommodate up to 498 guests.
  • Event Duration 1 hour
  • Prep Time 15 minutes


Rye whiskey
Irish whiskey
Orange peels
Lemon peels
Mint leaves
Angostura and Peychaud bitters
Simple syrup
Soda water
Coffee (hot or cold brew)
Heavy whipping cream

Kitchen Equipment

Yarai (mixing glass)
Long bar spoon
Glencairne style tasting glasses
Rocks glass
Highball glass
Coffee mug
Crushed ice mold

Prep Work Details

You will want to have your orange peel and lemon peel ready to go. Make the simple syrup (1 cup sugar and 1 cup hot water). Have a glass of water to the side. Prep your ice. Arrange four tasting glasses. Prepare all of your cocktail ingredients, tools, and glassware.

Reviews guests left for this experience



17 Apr 2021

Great and easy recipes and nice, bit-sized information!

Reviews guests left for other experiences with Scotch Steward Kirsty



28 Oct 2021

Kirsty was awesome! My team had a blast and we learned a ton! Can’t wait to book her again!



07 Sep 2021

Kirsty's drinks are always on point. I wasn't even a fan of rum but have taken her classes in past and really enjoy her recipes so took a chance and it was well worth it. Looking forward to more classes.

$ 25 Per device

60-minute class hosted on Zoom. Tax included.

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As the bar manager of a well-regarded distillery located just outside of Austin, Texas, Scotch Steward Kirsty wears many hats. Whether she's leading customers through tastings, guiding tours of the distillery, creating inspired craft cocktails that highlight the unique spirit of a drink, or teaching mixology classes, Scotch Steward Kirsty’s passion for leading others in the exploration of their spirits is always shining.

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Flexible booking: Cancel or reschedule this event's reservation for free up to 48 hours before the event.
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