Whisky Festival 2018 in Tokyo (Day 1, Nov. 24)

The line to get in
The line starts moving
Signs at the entrance
The excitement builds
Nice display
Let the sipping begin!
Samples everywhere
Ken was a cool guy, very knowledgeable. I want to visit his bar someday.
Many options
Wolfburn was in the building
Samples galore
Care for a taste? The choice is yours.
This is a first!
First time for me seeing a whiskey from New Mexico.
Professionals at work
People were learning and networking
Impressive
Talented people were in the building, showing and explaining their products
Cognac
As a fan of Cognac, I wanted to try these but didn’t get around to it
More?!
Oh yes, bring it on!
Special offering
Whisky straight out of the barrel!
What the...
Not sure what it is but it was too cool to pass up
Big brands
Of course, well known brands were present as well.
Smile!
A whisky and a smile goes a long way.
Spicy highball
Scotch highball
Bring it in
Come one, come all!
Have a taste
Some tastes were free, for others a fee was charged
He was actually pretty good
He actually played, I thought he was just walking around in character
Friends and meat
Good to walk around with friends, especially when they offer you some snacks!
Cutting the ham
Haha, he cut the cheese… I thought, but it was ham.
Darkness!
I finally tasted the Darkness whisky. It was pretty good
Good rum
Really good Don Papa
Scotch galore
So much Scotch available at this event.
Walking around
Let’s look around a bit
Old school
Some vintage Bourbon
Glassware
Some cool glassware were part of the exhibition too. Expensive but pretty cool
Friends giving an interview
A friend being interviewed for a local blog or TV production, not sure which…
Judge or Inventory?
Is he judging or taking inventory?
Very popular stuff
Glenmorangie is a highly favored Scotch
VR at a whisky fest
Virtual reality during the festival! I should have checked that out, huh
Q and A session
It’s cool to have a table to go have your burning questions about whisky answered

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