Please join Insight CDCT & Dell Technologies for a 

Virtual Craft Cocktail Tasting Experience

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020 | 4:30PM - 6:00PM (CST)

Zoom information will be provided after your registration has been received.

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Event Overview​

A 60-minute virtual interactive experience:

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

  • Bourbon 101

  • Basic Bourbon Palate Training

  • The “Old Fashioned” Cocktail

  • The “Great Gatsby” Vodka Cocktail

  • The “Gin Smash” Gin Cocktail

Bourbon Steward & Mixologist Bio's

Tim Knittel

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.

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Aften Locken

Aften Locken is certified as an Executive Bourbon Steward, a graduate of the Kentucky Bourbon School year-long program, a master mixologist, tourism entrepreneur and bar manager plus has been training with Distilled Living for the past two years.

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Tasting Kit

(This kit will be shipped in advance to you)

 

Tasting Kit to include:

  • Woodford Reserve Bourbon

  • Grey Goose Vodka

  • Koval Gin

  • Lillet Blanc

  • Lemon, Orange, Grapefruit, Fresh Mint, Sugar Cubes, Luxardo Cherries & Angostura Bitters

  • Cocktail Shaker, Strainer, Jigger, Spoon, Citrus Juicer & Citrus Peeler

In preparation for our event, please select your choice of cheese platter

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Wine Lover's Cheese & Charcuterie

  • Cabot Clothbound Cheddar - A slightly tangy but still incredibly well-balanced with a nutty sweetness.

  • ​​Manchego - Buttery, Nutty, Grassy, Rich & Yummy… All of these describe Manchego!

  • ​​Schnebelhorn - Is a cow’s milk cheese is made in the Swiss Alps, pungent sharpness, wrapped up in a firm, creamy bite.

  • ​​Black Lava Cashews - Are dusted with Hawaiian Black Lava sea salt, which uses charcoal for an exceptional flavor and an exciting look.

  • ​​Piave Vecchio - Nutty, fruity and bold, this cheese has the perfect amount of crunch and delicious notes of pineapple.

  • ​​Mild Soppressata - Is an Italian classic; rustic and savory. A traditional Italian salami produced with regional Italian spices and the old-world technique of slow air-curing for at least 45 days.

  • Marcel Petite Comte - From the renowned Fort St. Antoine aging vault, these beguiling flavors of hazelnuts, heavy cream, fried onions, spring berries, cut grass, wet earth and straw come to life.

  • 1605 Manchego - Sings with sweet juicy notes of pineapple and warm flavors of toasted brioche.

  • L’Amuse Gouda - Distinctive roasted hazelnut and burnt caramel flavor, with a velvety texture.

  • ​Cravero Parmigiano - Aged in Bra, Italy since 1855 a dessert cheese, a snacking cheese and one to treasure – it is not a Parmigiano for grating!

  • ​Fig & Acacia Honey Jam - Pair with cheese or as a glaze for roast pork or chicken, or as a delicious condiment for cakes, jelly rolls, tartlets & pies.

  • Sea Salt Crostini - The absolute perfect vessel for the cheese, meat, or dip of your choosing. Twice-baked for maximum crunch, with the perfect balance of olive oil and sea salt.

Legendary Cheese Collection

(vegetarian option)

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., Dell Technologies, Insight, 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 registering on for this event I expressly consent for Events by M, Ltd. and their contracted associates to ship any necessary items associated with this event including alcohol to the shipping address I provide in my registration.

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