Ft. Lauderdale 

Registration

Branded Cocktail Party.  Meet the brands and special guests along with your fellow enthusiasts during a 1-hour branded bourbon tasting cocktail party.  Both neat pours and cocktails will be served using the sponsor brand.  This is your first opportunity to get to know your fellow expo participants and enjoy this unique opportunity.

Group dinner.  Round-Robin dining in the main dining room at tables exclusively reserved for our group members and their cruise guests.  Dine with other participants, brand representatives, and special guests.

Key West:

What could be better than a Bar Crawl in Key West?  How about a bar crawl on April Fool’s Day!  Enjoy classic Key West as you visit up to 5 different bars and Key West’s own Key West Trading Company Distillery!  Sample the participating brands as we work our way through Key West.  And what is a visit to Key West without Key Lime Pie? Before we head back to the ship, everyone will get a piece of famous Kermit’s Frozen Key Lime Pie on a stick!

Group dinner.  Round-Robin dining in the main dining room at tables exclusively reserved for our group members and their cruise guests.  Dine with other participants, brand representatives and special guests.

Day at Sea:

Bourbon tasting isn’t all you’ll do on this cruise. Today is the day to learn more about your passion!  Take in up to 4 breakout sessions on topics such as:

Sourcing vs. Distilling

Finishing – The Future of The Craft?

Becoming a Bourbon Influencer

Women in Whiskey

Mixology

How to do a Successful Barrel Pick

Building a Local Whiskey Group

What is Craft Bourbon and Whiskey?

These breakout sessions will be led by the brand representatives and creators, bourbon and whiskey influencers and other special guests.  There will be multiple session choices during both morning and afternoon sessions in the conference center.

Whiskey Tasting Lunch. Group participants will be treated to a special lunch in the main dining room where they will be served 4 courses paired with participating brands for each course.  Learn how to enhance the enjoyment of both bourbon/whiskey and food when pairing together.

Group dinner.  Round-Robin dining in the main dining room at tables exclusively reserved for our group members and their cruise guests.  Dine with other participants, brand representatives and special guests.

April 3 Image Nassau

Enjoy your morning ashore, then return to the ship for the highlight of the cruise: The Expo and Bourbon Tasting!  Each brand will be represented and offering tastings, information and… swag!  Talk one-on-one with the brands, taste different expressions they offer, get information on upcoming releases and more.  This is your chance to ask the questions you’ve always wanted direct to the brands.  The participating brands will be taking orders for their expressions to be delivered to your home after the cruise.

Closing Night Branded Cocktail Party and Silent Auction Conclusion.  Mingle with your new friends, the brands and influencers during a 1-hour branded cocktail party.  Both neat pours and cocktails will be served using the sponsor brands.  At the conclusion of the cocktail party, the winners of the silent auction items donated by the brands will be announced. 

Group dinner.  Round-Robin dining in the main dining room at tables exclusively reserved for our group members and their cruise guests.  Dine with other participants, brand representatives and special guests.

Ft. Lauderdale

Disembarkation