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International Beer & Whisky Experts Come to Sun Peaks
July 24, 2012: Tickets for First Annual Liquid Gold: Beer & Whisky Festival Available Online

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Sun Peaks, BC (July 24, 2012) - Sun Peaks will welcome two experts to share their knowledge and passion for whisky distilling and beer brewing this weekend at the First Annual Liquid Gold: Beer and Whisky Festival (July 27 & 28). Village restaurants will partner with these special guests and live music to create a new and memorable event while offering delicious fare and samplings.
 
Jim Murray, an internationally recognized whisky commentator and creator of Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible will hold a Whisky Seminar on Friday night. For the novice and the connoisseur alike, Murray offers an interactive tasting experience not to be missed. Over half the tickets available for this seminar have sold already.
 
David Beardsell, the Noble Pig Brewhouse’s owner and brew master, trained in Germany and England before returning to Kamloops to start Bear Brewing (now Kamloops Brewery). He's now gone on to open the first and only brewpub in the city. He will take center stage at Sun Peaks during the Noble Pig Brewhouse Tasting Seminar on Saturday afternoon and profile four different, classic beers by explaining the inimitable properties in each brew as well as how each one is carefully and individually made. With only 20 tickets available, guests are encouraged to purchase their tickets online or by phone to avoid disappointment.
  
To buy tickets click here or call 1-800-807-3257. For more infomation regarding restaurant events and reservations, contact the restaurant directly at the phone numbers below.
 
Schedule of Events
 
Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible Seminar
Date: Friday July 27, 2012
Time: 6pm – 9pm
Location: Mystery Location
Price: $60 per person
19yrs+ Event
Phone: 1-800-807-3257 ext 1
 
Bottom’s Bar & Grill Sampler
Date: Friday July 27, 2012
Time: 7pm – 10pm
Location: Bottoms Bar & Grill
19yrs + Event
Phone: 250-578-0013
Enjoy various Beer & Whisky samplers while enjoying live music by local singer-songwriter Paul Filek. Acoustically based, his repertoire can best be described as a fusion of pop, rock and folk.
 
Noble Pig Brewhouse Tasting Seminar
Date: Saturday July 28, 2012
Time: 2pm – 3pm
Location: Nancy Greene’s Cahilty Lodge
Price: $20.00
19yrs + Event
Phone: 1-800-807-3257 ext 1
 
Dinner & Beer
Date: Saturday July 28, 2012
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Black Garlic Bistro
Price: $50 per person
19yrs + Event
Phone: 250-578-7758
A delicious five course dinner paired with five unique beer choices!
 
Canadian Beer, Whisky, Music & History
Date: Saturday July 28, 2012
Time: 5pm – 7pm
Location: Cahilty Creek Bar & Grill
Price: $38 per person
19yrs + Event
Phone: 250-434-0279
A walk through Canadian Whisky & Beer with samples, delicious appetizers and Canadian Folk Music from the Voyageurs to today.
 
Mantles Restaurant
Date: Friday July 27 & Saturday July 28
Phone: 250-578-6060
Lounge, lunch and dinner options featuring Big Rock Traditional Ale BBQ sauce, Jack Daniels peach compote and Crown Royal Whisky peppercorn jus.
 
Morriseys Public House
Date: Friday July 27 & Saturday July 28
Phone: 250-578-6060
Specials featuring Pilser Urquel mustard, Jim Bean sauteed mushrooms and house made Guiness BBQ Sauce.
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