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Kavalan is King: Taiwanese whisky tasting

  • 15/05/2018
  • £55

Ian Chang, master blender and global ambassador of Taiwanese whisky, Kavalan is making a special appearance in London to offer a one-off tasting from his award-winning range.


Smith & Wollensky London, The Adelphi Building, 1-11 John Adam Street, London, WC2N 6HT


Kavalan is king when it comes to Taiwanese whisky, and the distillery is taking much more than Taiwan by storm – Kavalan made its way to the UK in 2012 and has been winning awards ever since. Combining a fruity house style with interesting casks, tropical maturation and a willingness to experiment, Kavalan’s whiskies are proving to be a global sensation.

World-class master blender Ian Chang will be flying over from Taiwan for the tasting, and will guide you through some of Kavalan’s top whiskies, including a new exclusive Small Batch Peaty Cask. Ian Chang will illuminate your senses with his expertise and after tasting this amazing line-up, you’ll quickly understand why Kavalan holds the crown.

You’ll be trying:
Kavalan King Car
Kavalan Ex-Bourbon Oak
Kavalan Small Batch Peaty Cask
Kavalan Solist Amontillado
Kavalan Solist Sherry
Kavalan Solist Vinho Barrique 2013 Cask

About the host:
Ian Chang is the master blender, global brand ambassador and head of research and development for Kavalan. According to Chang, it’s normal in Taiwan to be paid one salary for three jobs, but he doesn’t mind because his is the best in the world – he gets paid to drink whisky every day!