Denver 2017

60+ Whiskies to Taste and Learn

World class music mixed with Denver’s best food trucks and chefs, and other unique experiences

Live Music

Feat. 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)

The Event

Meet The Whiskies

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.

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Chef Tastings

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.

Featured Chefs Serving 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…

Food Trucks

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:

The Colorado Pig Rig
Infinitus Mouthwatering Mobile
Adobo Food Truck
Radical Sasquatch Dumpling Company
Hangry Ohana
Barbed Wire Reef
Rolling Smoke BBQ
The Goodness

Food Trucks Curated by Roaming Hunger

New Experiences

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.

Presenting Partner

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.

Event Details

The Venue

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.

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum