Tickets for November 10, 2023 (Friday) at Buchanan's Chop House & Whisky Bar, 
Unique Executive Experience - $245.00+
Friday evening with Scott MacDonald, Sales Director– Douglas Laing Co,
Location: Buchanan's Chop House & Whisky Bar, 738 3 Ave SW, Calgary Drive
Time: 7 p.m. start; arrive by 6:30 please.

This presentation will be a private gathering of 24 people for a sampling of rare whiskies from Douglas Laing. These two hours will include a selection of 25 to 50-year-old and rare whiskies and three 75th-anniversary releases. Combined with food pairing in a relaxing atmosphere, Scott will take the time to interact with the guests and dive deep into the world of whisky and the passion that goes into his production at Douglas Laing Distillers. This will be done within a whisky environment on Friday evening, November 10, 2023.

Buchanan's Chop House & Whisky Bar. Arrive at 6:30 pm as we will start at 7:00 pm sharp; the presentation ends by 21:00

  1. XOP Tullibardine 30 Years Old Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky, 226 bottles produced
  2. XOP Glenrothes 25 Years Old Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky, 189 bottles
  3. XOP Caol Ila 25 Years Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky, 298 bottles
  4. 75th  XOP Port Dundas 45 Years Old, Single Cask Single Grain Limited Edition, 106 bottles
  5. 75th  XOP Blair Athol 30 Years Old, Single Cask Single Malt Limited Edition, 399 bottles
  6. 75th King of Scots 50 Years Old, Limited Edition Blended Scotch 2,150 bottles 


Tickets for November 11, 2023 (Saturday) at Hotel Arts, Downtown Calgary

Whisky Calgary Masterclasses - $39.00+

The Whisky Calgary Master Classes will feature a range of sessions covering everything from the production process to the art of tasting and appreciating whisky. Stay tuned for the official announcement, where we will reveal the full program, ticket pricing, and information about the esteemed presenters who will guide you on this whisky adventure. This is an unparalleled opportunity to deepen your understanding of whisky and expand your appreciation for its rich flavours and heritage.

VIP Exclusive Experience, VIP Masterclass 5 pm, Floor Access 6 pm - $198.00+

Time: 5:00 pm until 10:00 pm
Presented by Scott MacDonald, Sales Director at Douglas Laing & Co

This year marks the 75th anniversary of Douglas Laing & CO’s whisky ventures. Over the last decade or so their series of Remarkable Regional Malts have built on that legacy of whisky knowledge to showcase the classic flavour profiles of the “traditional” scotch whisky-making regions.

More to follow as the 75th-anniversary releases get unveiled!

Grand Tasting Hall (main event) General Admission, sampling floor access 7:00 pm - $139.00+

Time: 7:00 pm until 10:00 pm

With your General Admission ticket, you'll have access to the most extensive whisky selection ever seen in Calgary. Enjoy unlimited tastings with your all-inclusive ticket.

Whisky Staycation VIP Exclusive Experience - $599.00+

Experience the ultimate VIP treatment as you explore a carefully curated collection of rare and limited-edition whiskies in an elegant and sophisticated setting. Engage in conversations with industry experts, distillers, and brand ambassadors who will guide you through the nuances of each exceptional whisky. Expand your palate and gain valuable insights into the artistry and craftsmanship that goes into producing these remarkable spirits.

This package will top off your experience with a one night's accommodation at Hotel Arts in one of our Luxury 1 King or 2 Queen rooms! A pair of VIP Exclusive Experience tickets and more,,

This Whisky Staycation VIP Exclusive Experience package highlights are:

- One-night stay at Hotel Art's in a Luxury 1 King or 2 Queen room

- Two VIP tickets to the VIP Exclusive Experience event. 

- Join one of our Saturday afternoon Masterclasses


VIP Exclusive Experience with Scott MacDonald

Saturday, November 11, 2023, 

Scott MacDonald, Sales Director at Douglas Laing & Co

Saturday, November 11, 2023, at 5:00 pm, Venue: Hotel Arts

  • Epicurean Amarone
  • Aberfeldy 8 Provenance
  • Invergordon 19 Year Old Particular
  • Dailuaine Midnight Series Old Particular
  • Rock Island 14-Year-Old Sherry Edition
  • 75th anniversary 1 or other special release


Women & Whisky Master Classes October 19th, 2023

At Whisky Calgary, we believe in celebrating diversity and empowering women in the world of whisky. Our master classes are designed to provide a unique and inclusive learning experience, led by industry experts and influential women in the field.

Stay tuned to our social media channels as we unveil details about the expert speakers, tastings, venues, and dates for these exclusive master classes. We can't wait to share all the exciting information with you!



When and Where

Unique Executive Experience
Masterclass with Scott MacDonald
Friday November 10th, 2023
Venue: TBD
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Masterclass Series
Saturday November 11th, 2023
Times: TBD
Venue: Hotel Arts, Calgary AB
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VIP Exclusive Experience
Saturday November 11th, 2023
at 5:00pm
with Scott MacDonald
Venue: Hotel Arts, Calgary AB
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Grand Tasting Hall
(main event)
Saturday November 11th, 2023
at 7:00pm
Venue: Hotel Arts, Calgary AB
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