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Eat, Drink and be Literary!

July 25, 2012

Glenfiddich bottlesMark your calendars for the next special whisky tasting fund-raiser on Thursday, September 27 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm at the Canadian Honkers Event Center at the Ramada Inn (1517 16th St SW).

David Allardice, a Glenfiddich Ambassador will be sharing the history of Glenfiddich and distillery practices while attendees get the chance to taste the difference between 12, 15, 18, and 21-year old single malts. Not only will it be a celebration of whisky but also a recognition for Banned Books week. Light refreshments will be available in the form of small plates and softdrinks. There will also be a silent auction and raffle prizes.

Earlybird registration (before September 4): $25/person and $40/couple
After earlybird: $30/person and $50/couple

THIS event  will be limited to 100 people, so please sign up early! Confirmed earlybird reservations will be put into a drawing to be held on Sept 5th for a chance to win a bottle of Glenfiddich single malt! Two prizes will be awarded. ALL will have a chance to win a grand prize held at the event. (you must be present to win)
You may register online  or by mail:
Whisky Tasting
c/o John Hunziker
Rochester Public Library
101 2nd ST SE
Rochester, MN 55904.

Your donation/ticket is tax-deductible and helps support the Library. Proceeds from this particular fund-raiser will go towards the purchase of a portable reference station for the children’s area, battery operated tools to help the library maintenance staff in the upkeep of the library, and a new stove in the auditorium kitchen. This stove is an option for our patrons to use when they rent the auditorium. Not to mention that the staff uses it for the Volunteer recognition parties!

For those of you who read the fine print – HERE is a chance to win a free ticket to this event:

Which one single malt whisky was the only whisky NOT to be banned during Prohibition in the United States? What clever marketing tool did the distillery use to accomplish this?

A random drawing will be held from the correct answers that are emailed to

Deadline for this contest is Friday, 3rd August 2012.

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