Scotch and Cheese: Daring Pairings
Ticket Price: $95
Saturday, Feb 15 3:00 PM

From smokey peat to earthy sherry-cask—Scotch whisky is an incredible pair for richly-textured foods, like cheese. Take a tour of the robust styles and flavors of Scotland’s pride, seeing how the aromas and complexities deepen alongside an international cheese pairing.

Classes are 2 hours long, including a Q&A session with Astor Center Instructor Sam Sundius.

What you can expect:

  • 1 Welcome cocktail
  • 5 Tasting pours of Scotch whiskies
  • 5 Cheese pairings to bring out the characteristics of each whisky
  • A 10% discount on all spirits tasted to use in-store after class

What you will learn:

  • How to identify aromas and flavors in Scotch
  • How to decipher a whisky label
  • Factors that influence a whisky’s profile including production techniques, cask-type, and aging
  • How to pair Scotch whiskies with cheese plates and other foods
  • Considerations for putting together a well-rounded cheese plate

Level: Intermediate
Style: Tasting + Discussion
Food Served: Guided Tasting Plate
Good for: Whisky Tasting NYC, Scotch Whisky Class, Unique Events NYC, Food Event

What people are saying about Astor Center:

“This was incredible! It was our first time at the Astor Center, I certainly hope it wouldn't be our last! The cheese and bread basket was AMAZING!!!”