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George Washington Whiskey Festival

George Washington Whiskey Festival

09nov5:30 pm9:00 pmGeorge Washington Whiskey Festival

Event Details

Join Mount Vernon for its new George Washington Whiskey Festival!  Enjoy some of the finest spirits from Virginia craft distillers and meet celebrated distillers while learning about George Washington’s whiskey operations at Mount Vernon.

The Main Event – 6:00PM-9:00PM

Sample George Washington’s Rye Whiskey and spirits from 12 Virginia distilleries and other nationally known brands.

You’ll also enjoy a lively discussion of whiskey history and distilling stories as you delve into the details of making fine spirits with master distillers and whiskey experts during a panel discussion.

This gathering of some of the finest talents in the industry will offer unique perspectives on whiskey from the 18th century to the modern day.

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General Admission: $85 | Located at the Ford Orientation Center
Address: 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22309

The VIP Experience – 5PM-6:30PM

This new event is a must-attend for serious whiskey lovers and history buffs alike.

Just 125 tickets are available for this exclusive experience at George Washington’s Distillery prior to the main event on the estate.  Tour the Distillery and Gristmill with the historic trades team that produces Mount Vernon’s whiskies and brandies according to Washington’s own recipes.  Watch active fermenters working and get an inside look at the 18th-century methods used in our production of these spirits.

On site, you’ll meet and mingle with experts and distillers from a variety of brands.  Enjoy tastings from the participating distilleries as well as the most recent batch of 4-year-old George Washington Rye Whiskey. Watch 18th-century coopering demonstrations and sample historic baked treats made from flour ground at the Gristmill by Charleston-based chef Justin Cherry.

Bill Thomas, owner of Jack Rose Dining Saloon and noted whiskey expert, will be pouring from his private stock of rare and unique whiskies during the VIP experience at the Distillery & Gristmill site.
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VIP Experience: $225 | Located at the George Washington Distillery & Gristmill
Address: 5514 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22309


George Washington's Mount Vernon Distillery - George Washington's Whiskey Festival Participating Distilleries 2019


(Saturday) 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm


George Washington Distillery & Grist Mill

5514 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22309

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