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.
Russell’s Reserve Seminar
Thursday | 10/18
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
Engage with Scott Neil, Mark Nutsch, and Rob Pennington, the Former Green Beret’s 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.
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 Maturation Specialist, Jane Bowie 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.
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.
Benefitting Our Nation’s Veterans
WhiskEy Tampa Foxtrot supports Operation First Response, Jackson In Action 83 Foundation, and Southeastern Guide Dogs through the Laxer Family Foundation.
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.
Jackson in Action 83 Foundation provides support to military families, focusing on the educational, emotional, and physical health of the children.
Thank you to our sponsors
The Laxer Family Foundation mission is to support and enhance the lives of at risk and aspiring youth as well as our honored US Veterans.