PublishDate: 11/9/2017 11:00 AM
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November 14 event to feature Brian Nation from Powers Irish Whiskey

Philadelphia – The Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection store at 1112 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, will host a special whiskey tasting with master distiller Brian Nation from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM on Tuesday, Nov. 14.

A dynamic master distiller responsible for maintaining the quality of all new pot and grain distillates produced at Midleton Distillery in County Cork, Ireland, Brian Nation oversees production from brewing to distillation. He is the first Irish distiller to receive the Worshipful Company of Distillers award for achieving the highest Institute of Brewing and Distilling (IBD) exam results in the world.
Nation will offer samples of the following whiskeys to those 21 years of age and older:

• Powers Irish Whiskey (Code 5763) – $31.99
• Powers John’s Lane Release Irish Whiskey Ireland 12 Year Old (Code 31697) – $68.99
• Powers Signature Reserve Irish Whiskey [Special Order] (Code 534778) – $38.49

He will also sign pre-purchased bottles, answer customers’ questions, and share stories, history, and interesting facts about his company’s products.

The PLCB regulates the distribution of beverage alcohol in Pennsylvania, operates more than 600 wine and spirits stores statewide, and licenses 20,000 alcohol producers, retailers, and handlers. The PLCB also works to reduce and prevent dangerous and underage drinking through partnerships with schools, community groups, and licensees. Taxes and store profits – totaling $15.8 billion since the agency’s inception – are returned to Pennsylvania’s General Fund, which finances Pennsylvania’s schools, health and human services programs, law enforcement, and public safety initiatives, among other important public services. The PLCB also provides financial support for the Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement, the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, other state agencies, and local municipalities across the state. For more information about the PLCB, visit
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