Whiskey Tampa Foxtrot

Brought to you by two of Tampa’s most renowned wine and spirits connoisseurs, WhiskEy Tampa Foxtrot is a 3-day celebration of fine whiskeys from around the world.

Hosted by Bern’s Steak House, The Laxer Family Foundation and the Epicurean Hotel, WhiskEy Tampa Foxtrot is the first event of its kind. Now in our second year, we’ve added even more opportunities to taste exceptional whiskeys with two additional days of comprehensive seminars and spirit dinners led by industry experts.

At the grand tasting, guests can sample more than 200 handcrafted whiskeys and enjoy artisan foods from local restaurants to complement the tasting.  

Join the newest whiskey tradition Tampa has to offer October 18-20, 2018.

Seminars & Dinners

Indulge and Learn

High West Distillery Dinner


Thursday | 10/18


Enjoy archived whiskies from Ghost’s Past and Ghost’s Future.  Be the first to taste and purchase our two new 2018 High West Selects.  All whiskies will be paired with a 5 course dinner prepared by Executive Chef Chad Johnson.

Wild Turkey Seminar


Thursday | 10/18
Epicurean Theatre


Walk through select expressions of award winning whiskies with Bruce Russell, National Brand Ambassador.  Hear what it’s like to work side by side with two Great Master Distillers that just happen to be his Grandfather and Father. Whiskies will be accompanied with cheese and charcuterie.

WhistlePig Blending Dinner


Friday | 10/19


Be one of the few who to select the next blend of Bern’s Steak House’s Old World Blend.  Join Master Distiller, Dave Pickerell, for a blending seminar and dinner prepared by Executive Chef Chad Johnson.

Whiskey & War Stories Seminar


Friday | 10/19
Epicurean Theatre


Engage with Scott Neil, one of the Former Green Berets who went into Afghanistan on horseback after 9/11.  Hear personal stories of, “America’s Response” and of their latest Mission, American Freedom Distillery and Horse Soldier Whiskey.

The Grand Tasting

 Sample more than 200 world-class whiskeys, aged to perfection.

General Admission



Sample more than 200 whiskeys and bites presented by some of Tampa’s most desirable restaurants. Plus, let the good times continue at the Haven after party for complimentary cheese and charcuterie on the patio.




Includes early entry and access to exclusive bottles. Plus, take in the sights from the  VIP lounge located at the EDGE rooftop bar.

VIP & Seminar



Includes early entry and access to exclusive bottles. Plus, take in the sights from the  Maker’s Mark VIP lounge located at the EDGE rooftop bar. Complete the experience with a seminar by Makers Mark Master Distiller, Greg Davis to help choose Bern’s Steak House’s, 2019 Maker’s 46 Private Stock Blend.



Indulge in bites hand crafted to complement your experience by some of the Bay Area’s finest restaurants.

Benefitting Our Nation’s Veterans

Whiskey Tampa Foxtrot supports Operation First Response, Southeastern Guide Dogs, and the America’s Response Monument curated by American Freedom Distillery.

OFR’s mission is to serve all branches of our nation’s Wounded Heroes/Disabled Veterans and their families with personal and financial needs.

Southeastern Guide Dogs trains dogs for people who are blind and for veterans, providing our premier dogs and lifetime services at no cost, without any government funding.

American Freedom Distillery was a dream turned reality for a special group of friends who served our nation in its’ darkest days; answering America’s call as generations before have.

 Don’t miss the after party!

Show your WTF wristband to enjoy a complimentary cheese and charcuterie spread on the Haven patio directly following the event.

Thank you to our sponsors