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Please join our Virtual Bourbon Tasting Experience

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020 | 4:00PM - 5:00PM (CST)

Zoom information will be provided

after your registration has been received.

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Experience Overview


A 60-minute virtual interactive experience:

First…taste the bourbon. Next learn the steps that will help you become a more sophisticated bourbon connoisseur!

  • Bourbon 101

  • Basic Bourbon Palate Training

  • The “Old Fashioned” Cocktail

Meet your Bourbon Steward

Tim Knittel is a Kentucky bourbon industry insider with over 10 years’ experience in bourbon education and event design.

He began his career at Woodford Reserve in 2009 under the dual direction of James Beard Nominated Chef Ouita Michel & Master Distiller Chris Morris with the culinary program. In 2013 he transitioned to be the first Homeplace Host for Woodford Reserve responsible for VIP tours & tastings and representing the brand and master distiller at the distillery.

In 2016 he began Distilled Living featuring presentations, tastings, distillery consulting, bar, and restaurant consulting & publishing in both consumer & industry magazine.  He is a certified Stave & Thief Society Executive Bourbon Steward (often compared to a Bourbon Sommelier) which is the highest classification available for a professional bourbon educator. He also holds the prestigious title of Bourbon-Steward-In-Residence at The Kentucky Castle.


Tasting Kit

(This kit will be shipped in advance to you)


Tasting Kit to include:

  • A set of two Glencairn Whiskey Glasses

  • Woodford Reserve Bourbon

  • Angostura Bitters

  • Cocktail Bar spoon, Peeler, Jigger & Muddler

  • Sphere Ice Mold

  • Luxardo Cherries, Sugar Cubes & Old Limestone Bottled Water


Terms & Conditions:

My registration confirms that I agree to the following terms:

  • My participation is not mandatory and is of my own free will.

  • I acknowledge I am physical fit to participate.

  • By my participation, I acknowledge and understand the dangers and risks inherent in such activities related to preparing food, consuming food, consuming alcoholic beverages and working with tools and appliances.

  • I represent and warrant that I am at least 21 years of age. Upon delivery or pickup, as applicable, I shall present a government-issued identification card, evidencing my age, consistent with applicable legal requirements. I also agree that delivery of the alcoholic beverages may be withheld if I appear or the recipient of the delivery appears intoxicated when receiving delivery of such products. If I do not comply with these terms, I agree that the alcoholic beverage(s) will not be released, and you may forfeit the cost of such beverages. I further agree to not distribute alcoholic beverages to any persons under the age of 21 years of age nor partake in any illegal activities while under the influence of alcoholic beverage(s).


I hereby waive, release, and discharge Events by M, Ltd., Cohesity, WWT, Vendor Company(s) and its instructors, officers, and employees against any and all claims, demands, action or causes of action for costs, expenses or damages to personal property or personal injury, or death, which may result from my participation in these activities.

By selecting the "Register Now" button, you are signing this agreement electronically.

You are stating you have read and understood the terms stated above.

You agree your electronic signature is the legal equivalent of your manual signature on this agreement.