Catoctin Creek x tr:Eat - Whiskey meets Chocolate
Catoctin Creek x tr:Eat - Whiskey meets Chocolate

Catoctin Creek x tr:Eat - Whiskey meets Chocolate

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    Join The Spirit Specialist and special guests Scott Harris - co-founder of the Catoctin Creek Distillery - and Chris Corcoran - founder of tr:Eat - for a live online exploration of barrel finished rye whiskies paired with hand-made chocolates.

    Joining live from the distillery in Virginia, Scott will introduce the Cask Proof Virginia Rye Whiskey as a baseline, before guiding you through four releases that have been finished in a variety of different cask types to produce a variety of different flavour profiles. Chris in turn will also provide the thinking behind his hand-made chocolates produced for each sample to perfectly complement those flavour changes between each finish.

    Each sample pack will contain the following samples in addition to the chocolate selection:

    • Catoctin Creek Cask Proof
    • Catoctin Creek Madeira Cask Finish
    • Catoctin Creek Rum Cask Finish
    • Catoctin Creek Zinfandel Cask FInish
    • Catoctin Creek Stout Cask Finish

    The chocolate flavours are TBC, at the time of writing Chris has received samples of the whiskies and is working on his line-up!

    Tickets costs £30 and each purchase entitles you to a pack of 5 x 30ml measures to enjoy on the night along with the chocolate selection, plus exclusive access to a private Zoom call on the evening of Friday 1st July in which an informative and entertaining presentation will be given.

    If you can't make the event in person, don't worry, the stream will be recorded and uploaded to a private YouTube link, meaning you can still drink along at your leisure!

    The ticket price does not include postage of the sample pack to your door if this is required - please choose click-and-collect to pick up from our shop in Howden, East Yorkshire at no extra cost or select the postage options at checkout. Sample packs will be shipped out to ensure they arrive in good time for the event (this may not necessarily be at the time you purchased your ticket due to the chocolates needing to be as fresh as possible), however please be aware that delays by couriers outside our control may prevent the packs arriving to you in time, so we recommend purchasing packs for shipping by Saturday 25th June at the very latest.

    This event is strictly limited in numbers so don't delay in purchasing!

  • Delivery & Returns

    Delivery charges:

    Shipping rates are based on WEIGHT of goods - the total weight of your order will determine the cost of the shipping charge due to price banding imposed by the carriers we use.

    Please note due to our opening times goods ordered on a Saturday may result in a delayed arrival. Goods ordered on a Sunday or Monday will be shipped from the store on the Tuesday immediately following - please bear this in mind if you have a deadline.


    48 Hour Delivery uses the Tracked 48 service from Royal Mail, which provides a Tracking Number for you to follow its journey to your destination.

    Next Day Delivery uses DHL services, a tracking number will also be supplied to allow you to follow its journey.

    Items are NOT insured as standard, please contact us if you would like to discuss additional insurance for premium products.

    All products are securely packaged in Air-Shock bottle bags or excessive amount of bubble wrap for additional protection.

    All goods must be examined at the time of delivery and any damages or shortage must be recorded on the relevant delivery acceptance forms with the delivery. Un-examined or un-checked goods that result in a subsequent claim outside of a 48 hour period will not be accepted. Queries relating to claims must be made within 48 hours of receiving the goods, otherwise claims cannot be guaranteed.


    The Spirit Specialist offers EXCHANGES ONLY on unwanted items to an equal amount. Refunds will not be given, cash differences in favour of the purchaser in the case of an exchange will also not be provided.

    Your statutory rights are not affected.