February 14 to 16 of 2020
Two of our most passionate Whisk(e)y DRAM members have put together an amazing weekend trip to Dortmund Germany! Lars Gregerson of Denmark and Tobias Schuhmacher of Germany have a weekend of great food, amazing whiskies, and sight-seeing!
WHEN: February 14 to 16 of 2020
Friday, February 14th
Meet on Friday, 4 p.m., in the lobby of the Hotel Esplanade www.esplanade-dortmund.de. There we have pre-booked rooms for us for the weekend (two nights from Friday to Sunday). You can choose between a classic or a first class single room. From the hotel, we start by bus to the Hillock – German whisky distillery (approx. 44km from the hotel, www.habbel.com, where we’ll have a guided tour including a tasting of four whiskies from the distillery. Afterwards, we’ll have a dinner there with a four course-meal. After the dinner, we’re heading back to Dortmund where you can enjoy nightlife on your own.
German Hall of Fame
Saturday, February, 15th
On Saturday morning, we’ll visit the German Football Museum in Dortmund where we will have a guided tour. www.fussballmuseum.de. The afternoon is free for expeditions in Dortmund on your own or a short nap before we start to the evening program. We start by taxi or public transport from the hotel to the Erlebbar (approx. 7km from the hotel, www.erlebbar-dortmund.de, where we will have a self-cooking event of four courses (including salmon and beef) and a tasting of eight whiskies.
Sunday, February 16th
On Sunday morning, we visit a German cultural property, a former coal mine where we will have a guided tour https://www.lwl.org/industriemuseum/standorte/zeche-zollern. Afterwards, we’ll have lunch in a “Horse Barn” (that’s the name of the restaurant! http://www.restaurantpferdestall.de. The weekend will conclude at 2:00 p.m.