The world’s great whiskies infused with world class live music
Featuring a concert by Drive-By Truckers
The alternative country/Southern rock band, Drive-By Truckers, holds a reputation as one of the best live acts in the nation. Collaborating with Bettye LaVette earned them a spot on her Grammy Nominated Record in the category of “Best Contemporary Blues”. Their innovation and tongue-in-cheek sense of humor in their music has lead multiple media outlets to put Drive-By Trucker’s albums on their “Best of Lists” including:
Chicago Tribune (Top 10 Albums)
Paste Magazine (Top 50 Albums)
Rolling Stone (Top 25 Albums)
Billboard (Top 25 Albums)
You’ll discover and taste some of the world’s most notable whiskies including Colorado’s finest. Tastings, including some cocktails, are led by expert brand ambassadors and distillery representatives.
Supporting and Benefiting the Colorado Distillers Guild
The WhiskyX has partnered with some of Denver’s favorite chefs, to bring you a next-level culinary experience that is just as impressive as our selection of whiskies. Complimentary culinary samples from each chef available for VIP Ticket Holders.
Jennifer Jasinski (Ultreia)
Tapas of the Iberian peninsula countries of Spain and Portugal Learn more…
Paul C. Reilly (Coperta & beast + bottle)
Inspired by the flavors and traditions of Rome and Southern Italy Learn more…
Elise Wiggins (Cattivella)
Award-winning classic wood-fired Italian techniques and tastes. Learn more…
Tommy Lee (Uncle & Hop Alley)
Momofuku-like Ramen and regional Chinese food paired with modern beverages. Learn more…
Max Mackissock (Senor Bear & Bar Dough)
Contemporary Latin-inspired culinary traditions. Learn more…
The WhiskyX will feature some of Denver’s best food trucks, with food available for purchase throughout the evening. The confirmed food trucks are listed below:
Food Trucks Curated by Roaming Hunger
Try some bourbon infused chocolates from Louisville’s own Art Eatables. Be pampered and get a haircut with men’s barber club Scissors & Scotch. Learn more about the first ever whiskey-centric ETF at Spirited Funds. Discover Q Drinks our craft mixer partner who makes mixers as great as our whiskies. Visit the AJ Fernandez Cigar Lounge to learn about pairing whisky with their featured cigar, La Amistad from Hoya de Monterrey. Learn more about how you can get a safe ride to and from The WhiskyX with our special discount, and anywhere around Denver anytime, with Lyft.
We’re pleased to thank our title sponsor, Spirited Funds, who created the first, easily accessible way to capture the value of the global alcohol industry. We’ll be sharing more on our presenting partner in the coming days.
Located on the former Lowry Air Force Base, which was operational from 1938 to 1994, Wings Over the Rockies is a 182,000+ square foot museum that houses the collections and archives of the former air force base, and is also an airplane hangar with over fifty iconic aircrafts.
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Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum
7711 E Academy Blvd #1, Denver, CO 80230
There are several parking options near the venue.
If you plan on driving to the event, refer to this map for the best places to park your car.