Whiskylicious 2018 Special Events

Whiskylicious Special Events

During Collingwood Whiskylicious, several participating locations will be hosting their own signature events in celebration of this festival. These events are famous for their intimate and memorable experiences.

Collingwood Whiskylicious Launch

Thursday, Feb 1, 4 pm
Location: 65 Simcoe Street

Join the Launch Party starting at 4pm featuring Collingwood Whisky Distillery Photo Exhibit and start of the Barrel Head Art Auction. Meet some of the barrel head artists while enjoying some Collingwood Whisky at the cash bar. Refreshments provided by Huron Club courtesy of the Collingwood Whisky Distillery.

Whiskylicious Cocktails, Canapes and Country

Friday, Feb 2 at 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Hosted by Men with Knives Catering / ‘The Larder’ and Alpine Ski Club
Location: Alpine Ski Club, 242 Arrowhead Road, The Blue Mountains

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC – Spend an evening at Alpine’s new clubhouse enjoying live music from Karla Crawford and Glenn Bladon as you enjoy whisky inspired canapes including: Whisky glazed meatballs; Pork belly bao with whisky bbq sauce; Smoked pork ribs; Oysters Rockefeller; Lettuce cups with chicken confit, whisky blackberry sauce; Bread pudding cups with whisky caramel sauce; Vegetable crudite and four signature Collingwood Whisky cocktails with brand ambassador Taylor Corrigan. Learn how to make a Cranberry Collins, Collingwood Sour, Double Barrelled Old.  PURCHASE TICKETS

The Art of Whisky & Chocolate

Monday, Feb 5, 7 pm
Location: Gibson & Co., 93 Hurontario St., Unit 3
No charge. Whisky and chocolate will be available to purchase.

Join us for a casual evening and learn about whisky and how it can be paired with chocolate. Our special guest for the evening will be Taylor Corrigan from Collingwood Whisky. There is no fee to attend. Whisky flights and chocolate truffles will be available for purchase.

Bartender Competition

Tuesday Feb 6, 6 pm
Location: Lakeside Seafood and Grill Restaurant, 9 Harbour Street East

Cheer on our region’s most skilled bar tenders as they compete in the 2nd annual Collingwood Whiskylicious Bartender Competition.  SOLD OUT

Whiskylicious Cooking Experience with Executive Chef Jeff Anderson

Thursday, Feb 8, 2 pm
Location: Gustav Chophouse & Bar
Join us for a hand-on interactive cooking class with Executive Chef Jeff Anderson and Chef Matt Herbert as this outgoing and dynamic team guide you through a culinary learning experience. Learn how and why they’ve chosen to pair specific foods with Collingwood Whisky, how using Collingwood Whisky enhances the flavours, and then sit down, relax and indulge in your 3-Course Collingwood Whisky creation served with a dram of Collingwood Whisky.

Menu: Seared Scallops with a burnt orange Collingwood Whisky buerre blanc sauce, Whisky Barrel Smoked Braised Beef Rib with Collingwood Whisky glaze, roasted fingerling potato, roasted brussel sprouts with cranberry and smoked bacon, Collingwood Whisky Maple Crème Brulee.
Cost: $90pp plus taxes. Limited class size to 16 people. PURCHASE TICKETS

A Carnivorous Delight with Smoked Whisky and Accompaniments

Thursday, Feb 8, 6 – 9 PM
Location: TheSmoke, 498 First Street, Collingwood
A 3 Course Prix Fix Menu for $42
Whisky Beef Burnt Ends – 10 or Smoked Whisky Balls in Whisky BBQ Sauce – 9
Smoked Whisky Injected Braised Beef Short Ribs – 32
Smoked Cheddar/Garlic Smashed Potatoes with Brisket Gravy and Whisky BBQ Sauce
Choice of Salad (Garden, Caesar or Coleslaw)
Collingwood Whisky Maple Syrup over Madagascar Vanilla Ice Cream – 7 or Espresso Gelato with a Ginger Snap – 7
Limited Seating for First 25 People. Seating times are between 6:00pm and 6:30pm, and will be based on first come first seated, for a price of $42 per person. Gratuities will be charged at 18%. Taxes Extra
Tickets: Call 705-293- 5522 to purchase your tickets, or drop in.

COLLINGWOOD Whisky Bottle Personalized Engraving

Friday Feb 9, 2-6pm and Saturday Feb 10, 10:30-2:30pm
Location: Collingwood LCBO

The famous engraving station is back again for Whiskylicious! Engrave a personalized message on a bottle of Collingwood Whisky for that special someone. (No charge for engraving.) The perfect Valentines gift!

Shipyard Kitchen Party

Friday Feb 9, 8 pm
Location: The Huron Club, 94 Pine St.,Collingwood

Eat, enjoy and raise a dram with Shipyard Kitchen Party at the Huron Club as we celebrate the Collingwood Whiskylicious festival! Journey Forth! Featuring live performance of the new Whiskylicious theme song “Journey Forth” by The Shipyard Kitchen Party.

Festival Finale

Saturday Feb 10, 3 – 5 pm
Location: 65 Simcoe Street

The Nottawasaga Lighthouse Preservation Society presents their 2018 planned renovations planned for the lighthouse at 3:30 pm. Then witness the final minutes of the Barrel Head Art Auction, which closes at 4:30 pm. Winning bidders will then be announced and winners can pick up their barrel head art before 5 pm. Enjoy appetizers and a cash bar. This is a FREE event, with limited seating, and pre-registration is required.  REGISTER