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Saturday, March 23 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
The Common Sense of Scents FULL

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Host: Lew Bryson, Whisky/Beer Author (“Tasting Whiskey”), Martin C. Duffy, U.S. Brand Representative for Glencairn Crystal & International Whisk(e)y Educator, and Tom Johnson, The Aroma Academy USA
Do you always believe what your sense of smell is telling you?  Explore the role that your nose plays when drinking a great glass of whisky (or even…egads…a bad one). Who better that the folks from the iconic whisky nosing glass and an academy focused on aromas to open your eyes a bit to what your schnozola is telling you.  Gain a better appreciation of the aromas that whisky possesses and remember….always follow your nose!

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Tom Johnson

The Aroma Academy USA
Tom Johnson is a communications consultant and former bartender based in Louisville, Kentucky. In his role as a trainer for the Aroma Academy, he has taught thousands of people how to properly nose and assess fine wines and spirits. He holds an advanced certification from the Wine... Read More →
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Lew Bryson

Lew Bryson has been writing about beer and spirits full-time since 1995. He was the managing editor of Whisky Advocate from 1996 through 2015, writing a regular column on American whiskey, reviewing craft, Canadian, and American whiskeys, and a frequent feature writer. He is currently... Read More →
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Martin C. Duffy

US Brand Representative, Glencairn Crystal
Martin C. Duffy, Whisk(e)y Educator, is an internationally known spirits educator and enthusiast. His appreciation of adult libations started during his early years as a bartender and continues on to this very day. A stellar presenter on the finer qualities of spirits (ham always... Read More →

Saturday March 23, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
Hilton New Orleans Riverside - River Room 2 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70130