If you love whisky, you’re going to want to make sure to make a stop at Morimoto Asia in Disney Springs. Beginning May 19, which is World Whiskey Day, Guests are invited to celebrate Whisky Week with the Forbidden Reserve Release Event.
Guests will be able to head upstairs to the Forbidden “Whiskey” Lounge from 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. to raise a glass and enjoy a wide range of rare aged and flavorful whiskey from all over the world. In addition, Guests will be able to nibble on a dedicated menu of gourmet street food bites for just $1 each.
During the event, an incredible portfolio of 20 bottles of unique whiskey varieties will be opened and available for guests to purchase ½ oz samples of, served neat or on the rocks. These highly sought after bottles will include selections such as Stagg, Elmer Lee, Old Van Winkle, and Booker’s 30th. Representatives from Buffalo Trace, Beam Suntory, Old Forrester, and Heaven Hill will also be onsite to share their knowledge and offer additional tastings from their distilleries for whiskey aficionados to partake in.
The best thing is that no ticket is required. Guests can simply show up to take part in this event.
Then, for the week, from May 19-31, Guests will be able to order whiskey cocktails and flights that come with an amuse bouche.
Finally, to cap off Whisky Week, on May 31st from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., Morimoto Asia will conclude the week-long festivities by hosting the Buffalo Trace Omakase. This will be a five-course tasting event featuring a menu of rare whiskey and passed pan-Asian Forbidden bites. This event will be ticketed and they are available for purchase for $50 per person. Purchase early, as tickets are limited.