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08 Jan 2010

Win free tickets: Whisky Festival Gent

Posted by: Ruben Luyten In: * News

Connemara Whisky Festival Gent I’m happy to be able to give away 5 entry tickets (worth € 30 each, including a Glencairn glass and a whisky magazine) as well as 5 samples of this year’s whisky festival bottling (a peated Irish):

 

Connemara 10yo 1999 (60,3%, OB 2010 for Whiskyfestival Gent, single cask #250, 180 btl.)

 

To win a free ticket, send me your answer to this question: In which year was the first edition of the whisky festival in Gent? 2003, 2004 or 2005?

Send your answer and your personal details to info {at} whiskynotes.be before 20 January 2010. Winners will be published here and can claim there ticket at the entrance.

To get a sample of the Connemara bottling (nice if you can’t come to the festival), just send an e-mail with your details to the same e-mail address. If you’re lucky, you’ll receive a sample through the post. Be sure to let me know what you think of it afterwards. Good luck!

Win free tickets: Whisky Festival Gent Ruben Luyten 2010-01-08

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