Class Overview

American Whiskey: A Colorful History | Seattle Central College - Continuing EducationDoes the history of American whiskey inspire images of outlaws and bootleggers? If so, you're not far off!

Christopher Gronbeck, owner of The Barrel Thief Wine & Whiskey Bar, and Sommelier David LeClaire will guide you through the birth and evolution of American whiskey.

Learn about its European settler origins to modern craft distillers, all while tasting a variety of delicious styles.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn about the origins of American whiskey
  • Enjoy tales of its storied history from outlaws to prohibition, bootleggers to craft distillers
  • Taste a variety of whiskeys to see how they compare
  • Get tips on how to appreciate different styles
  • Have fun!

Who Should Take this Class?

  • Anyone interested in expanding their knowledge and appreciation of American whiskey

All students must be 21 years or older, with a valid picture ID.

Session Details

  • Class ID: 6126
  • Instructor: Christopher Gronbeck; David LeClaire
  • When: 1 Monday | 1/29/18 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Total Number of Hours: 2
  • Where: Off Campus: The Barrel Thief | 3417 Evanston Ave N #102, Seattle WA 98103
  • Fee: $39
  • Additional Notes: Students must be 21 or older; picture ID required. Please eat before coming to class. A $10 materials fee is due to the instructor in class.
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