What a relaxed line-up we have for you this 9th edition of Maltstock. As always there will be plenty of food, music, and whisky! There are no less than 10 master-classes to choose from, plus the campfire tasting, and we’ll also be having speed tastings this year! Oh and I almost forgot the fantastic prizes to be won in our raffle and of course the brilliant whisky quiz (well you need to be brilliant to win it). And remember, almost everything is included in your ticket, how relaxed is that!
On Saturday we'll have "speed tastings". Something different. Just a small group of people (max 12) and one brand ambassador and 10 minutes to tell a story and pour a nice dram. Small, intimate, relaxed. These tastings are on a first come first serve base. No reservations possible, just show up on time.
14:00 - 15:00 - 16:00 Tony / Glenfiddich
14:20 - 15:20 - 16:20 Sietse / Macallan
14:40 - 15:40 - 16:40 Bram / Highland Park
Friday evening we have our brilliant pub-style whisky quiz. How much utterly silly whisky facts do you know? Team up with fellow whisky enthusiasts and join the fun, what that’s what’s it all about. This year’s quiz is hosted by the man who has been doing whisky quizzes when most of you probably weren’t even drinking whisky: Michael Lord from the Whisky Shop Dufftown! And for the winning team there’s a very relaxed prize! A special tasting SMWS tasting with Hans Offringa.
The Maltstock venue is set in a beautiful nature area. On Saturday morning, after breakfast we do a nice relaxed morning walk. Your guides this year are Dennis and Jan. A detox. Or maybe a retox.
Always a highlight at the Maltstock weekend, the campfire. How relaxed is it to all come together around a big fire. It has become a relaxed tradition to have a tasting at the campfire. A tasting everyone can attend. And what a tasting we have for you this year! Mark and Cameron from Cadenhead’s are coming over to let have you all taste a few of the Cadenhead’s whiskies. And I’m sure they’ll have a story or two to tell as well.
The Pint Midnight Café
At night we have the midnight cafe where you can party till late. Music, bar and relaxed people, what’s not to like.
On Saturday afternoon we have live music at the square. This year Trio Iglo will entertain us with some great old rock songs.
Win 6 nights in three of the most relaxed whisky bars in Scotland!
Last year one lucky person won this very relaxed prize in our raffle. This year you all will have a another chance. Well, if you have a ticket for Maltstock of course.
16:00 event doors open
16:45-17:45 masterclass inverhouse ►chapel
18:00-19:00 masterclass loch lomond ►breakfast room
18:00-20:30 food pizza
19:45-20:45 masterclass macallan ►chapel
21:15-23:00 event whisky quiz ►Big room
23:00-03:00 event the pint midnight café ►Chapel
08:00-10:30 food breakfast ►breakfast room
10:00-11:30 event detox walk
12:00-13:00 masterclass yumi&tatsuya ►chapel
13:00-15:00 food lunch
13:15-14:15 masterclass creative whisky co. ►breakfast room
14:00-16:40 event speed tastings ►big room
14:30-15:30 masterclass single cask nation ►chapel
15:45-16:45 masterclass adelphi ►breakfast room
16:00-16:45 event quizwinners tasting
17:00-18:00 masterclass elixer distillers ►chapel
17:45-20:30 food bbq
19:15-20:15 masterclass glengoyne ►Breakfast room
19:30-20:30 masterclass gordon macphail ►Chapel
21:00 campfire cadenhead's
23:30-03:00 event The pint midnight café ►chapel
08:30-10:30 food breakfast ►breakfast room
09:30-12:00 event the end of maltstock
Maltstock just wouldn’t be the same without Full Proof. Jeroen has been with us every single edition. And it makes us very relaxed to have him back again this year. As always Jeroen will bring some amazing bottles from his private collection. A fantastic opportunity to try the best whiskies from past and present. As we’re sure you’ll understand, these whiskies won’t be for free (but with the way Jeroen prices them , they almost feel for free).
The Whisky Mercenary
This small independent bottler from Belgium has gained a big reputation with his excellent bottlings
FOOD & DRINKS
Those of you who have had the pleasure of meeting Inge before knows the magic she does with whisky and food. She wows us every time. We’re very happy that Inge will join us again this year. Although we should probably start our diet now…
Wullie and his team from the Hielander restaurant in Alkmaar (NL)will get up early every morning to make sure you all have the best possible start of the day. A true proper Scottish breakfast, made by a true Scottish chef!
Diner & Lunch
All the food at Maltstock is included. Friday evening we’ll have freshly made pizza’s for you. On Saturday there’s an amazing BBQ. Of course lunch is also included. There’ll be plenty of soup and sandwiches available the whole afternoon.
All the drinks are included at Maltstock and available at the bar at the gathering area. All weekend there’s coffee, tea, beer, wine, soda and water.
The heart of Maltstock is The Whisky.Auction Square. A relaxed open air square where everyone gathers to relax and enjoy. We ask every Maltstock visitor to bring whisky to share and enjoy. The gathering area is where all these whiskies can be found. There will be hundreds of whiskies to choose from, to share and enjoy with old and new friends.
We have no less than 10 different masterclasses for you to choose from. All masterclasses are included in the ticket. Once you’ve bought your ticket you receive a link to let us know your preferences. We will allocate all available seats as relaxed as we can. You will get at least two masterclasses, plus of course the campfire tasting.
Inverhouse / Lukasz
Loch Lomond Group / Donald
Macallan / Sietse
Yumi & Tatsuya
Creative Whisky Company /
Single Cask Nation / Joshua
Adelphi / Lucy
Elixer Distillers / Mariella
Glengoyne / Kenny
Gordon Macphail / Steven