The American-Scottish Foundation
and the Burns Society of NYC

with Robin Robinson
(author of The Complete Whisky Course)

An international tour covering: Scotland, Ireland, Canada,
United States & Japan
with a few surprises added in

This Event is Rescheduled to Fall 2020

Jackets and ties for gentlemen and clothing of equivalent formality for ladies are required at all times.
No Jeans or sneakers are permitted.

The evening will be a world whisky journey taking guests from American whiskey (including bourbon, Tennessee whiskey, and rye), to American Craft whiskey, and on to Scotch, Irish, Canadian, Japanese, with a few surprises added.

Light food will be served to complement the whiskys poured.


Robin Robinson is a renowned whisky educator who created the popular Whisky Smackdown series at the Astor Center in New York City.  He has taught at the Culinary Institute of America and the Institute for Culinary Education, lecturing extensively throughout the US. Robinson has been featured in such publications as Chicago Sun Times,,,

Whisky magazine awarded him a 2014 Icon of Whisky Award, their highest commendation for brand ambassadors.

Renowned whisky educator Robin Robinson demystifies the “water of life” as he takes readers on a global tour of the expanding world of whisky.

Robinson explains whisky’s history, how it defined the way whisky is made in different countries and regions, the myriad styles, how aging and finishing works, and the basics of “nosing” and tasting whisky.

This up-to-date and wide ranging guide also offers helpful recommendations on how to lead your own tasting, a glossary of terms, food pairings, and tips on everything from glassware to how to read a label.