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Top Whiskey Tours and Events In New York

Everything seems to be in the Big Apple nowadays, right? With so much to offer from history, food and famed people, life in the Big Apple is like nowhere else. Experiencing the depth of NYC is important. It might surprise you that there are a lot more fun and interesting facts about New York City just waiting to be unveiled.

After John J. Fitz Gerald from the New York Morning Telegraph coined the moniker Big Apple in the 1920s, it has become familiar with everyone. NYC has it all to offer from sporting events, business opportunities, and most especially, the food and drinks! Step into the exciting drink scene of whiskey, that we believe, you definitely need to take part in!

In one of the most diverse cities in the world, New York has a lot of surprises in each corner of the city. This means that you can find a variety of bars and whiskeys that are unique on its own.

Social Scene believes that when you want to taste what New York liquor is all about, you need to hop on the Top Whiskey Tours in New York!


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1. Private New York: Brewery + Winery + Distillery Tour

Location: New York City



Be introduced to the best spirits and more that are produced in New York City


Get ready for another urban adventure with Private New York: Brewery + Winery + Distillery Tour! Guests can join the tour and encounter the best spirits, wines, and beers found in the heart of New York City. Each stop on the tour will include a tasting.

You don't need to worry about anything since the event organizers will be handling the lunch, reservations and the transportation costs. Tours are the best way to enjoy what New York has to offer and the ease of meeting new people is an added plus. Better sign up now and prep yourself to go on one of the best whiskey tours in New York.



 2. The Kings County Distillery Guide To Urban Moonshining: How To Make And Drink Whiskey

Location: Chelsea Market Events, 410 W. 16th Street, inside Chelsea Market, New York, NY 10011


Learn about the history of Kings Country whiskeys and how to make it


The Kings County Distillery Guide To Urban Moonshining: How To Make And Drink Whiskey event offers you a unique way of learning and tasting whiskeys from the distillery. The event is a classroom-style process where you will have the opportunity to taste the best of Kings County’s lineup and also learn about moonshining, creating and drinking whiskey.


This event opens on the 5th of April. Be open to attend from 6:30 in the evening and onwards to 8PM. Tickets start at $30 and for that price, you will have the opportunity to not only taste the best whiskey selection at Kings County, but also learn how to appreciate your next glass of whiskey even more.


 3. Brooklyn Distilled Walking Tour

Location: SE corner of Jay St & York St, next to the York St F train station, Brooklyn, NY 11201


Join many others and explore pure whiskey history and adventure in New York!


The Brooklyn Distilled Walking Tour is an outing and exploration tour about the impact of brewing and distilling in Brooklyn, the liquor-making capital of New York City. Guests can tour the various historic places related to the urban alcohol industry and whiskey distilleries.

There are a variety of tickets to choose from. The tickets for seniors, full-time students, and active military is priced at $35. For others outside of these categories wanting to join the tour, tickets are $40. Included in the ticket price is the walking tour and distillery tour, plus the whiskey tasting activity.


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 4. The New York Distilling Company: VIP Barrel Tasting Tour

Location: 79 Richardson Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211



Barrels at the New York Distilling Company are ready for the tour and tasting




The New York Distilling Company: VIP Barrel Tasting Tour takes you on a small group and VIP tour to learn about Rye Whiskey. Find time to enjoy this event occurring every Sunday and get a chance to taste a sample of Ragtime Rye.


Attendees can learn a lot about how the rye was created as well as what components go with it in order to produce its final taste. Tickets are priced at $35 and you can start joining the tour from 1:30 in the afternoon on Sundays. Tours usually last for about 45 minutes.


 5. Widow Jane Distillery Tours & Tastings

Location: 218 Conover St, Brooklyn, NY 11231


Join the tour and learn more about Widow Jane whiskeys!


Find yourself at Widow Jane Distillery Tours & Tastings and join the chocolate factory and distillery tour. These tours are available on Saturday and Sunday at 2PM, 4PM, and 6PM respectively.

Tickets are priced at $20 per person and this includes the tour and a tasting. If you want, you can also schedule private tours at any time within the week for $30 per person. Just make sure that you make a minimum of 24 hours notice beforehand.


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Grechelle Magbanua

Professional Content Writer

Social Scene







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