Whisky Bristol Underground is coming back to the city in September 2018 and will be held in one of the city's most unusual spaces. The festival will feature whiskies to try from major whisky brands, independent bottlers and local experts. Attendees will also be able to attend creative masterclasses, collaborations with local bars and experts, and enjoy music, cigars and street food.

Whisky Bristol will be a unique festival for whisky lovers around the country, whether you're a whisky-connoisseur, or a whisky-newcomer, this is an event not to be missed.

Tickets go on sale on Thursday 1st March at noon. Stay tuned for more information!

20+ Exhibitors with over 200 whiskies

Masterclasses & Collaborations

Street Food & Food Matchings

Our 2017 Festival Sponsors Were:

Our Exhibitors For 2017 were:

We'll start to reveal our 2018 line up soon!

Festival Experts & Collaborations:

Our 2017 festival experts and collaborators are below...

Greg Dillon

Well-known whisky expert and writer.

Greg, the UK’s Food and Drink Blogger of the Year 2017 founded, and is a brand strategy consultant, writer, speaker, host and judge specialising in premium spirits, most notably whisky. Greg is also a co-founder of The Dram Team where, he curates exceptional sets of whisky samples around monthly themes. He joins us at the festival, working with brands and offering his specialist advice to festival-goers.

Ian Buxton

Author of '101 Whiskies' series and whisky expert.

Well-known whisky expert and writer, Ian Buxton, will be hosting his own stand at the festival (in association with Glengoyne), for book signings and special tastings through the Glengoyne range. Make sure you stop by and visit him to ask all of your burning questions about his career in whisky, fabulous books or what his current 'Dram To Try Before You Die' is.

Dead Bottle Collective

Head over to the 'Blogger's Choice' stand for some fantastic drams and engaging conversation.

Dead Bottle Collective is three friends from the West Midlands, UK, who share a passion for fine whisky and great times, with good people. Following the launch of their blog in February of this year, they have gained industry attention with their straight-forward, brutally honest style. DBC will be presenting a range of expressions from a select group of brands, ranging from industry heavyweights to smaller and more exotic producers.

Corks Of Bristol

Corks will be selling a selection of some of the delectable drams which you'll be tasting at Whisky Bristol Underground!

One of the few independent wine merchants in Bristol, Corks stocks a wide range of beer, wines and spirits from around the world. They'll be retailing a selection of some of the delicious drams available on taste at the event at great prices! Bring along some cash and be prepared to take a new favourite bottle home with you.


Dramming under the railway arches of 'The Loco Klub'


Tickets for Whisky Bristol Underground 2018 will go on sale Thursday 1st March 2018.

General Admission

Saturday 9th September 2017

£40.00 Per Person

  • All The Whiskies On Taste
  • Dream Dram Token
  • Festival Glass
  • Festival Brochure
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VIP Early Admission

Saturday 9th September 2017

£70 Per Person

  • Everything In 'General Admission'
  • VIP Early Entry From 11am
  • Choice Of Masterclass
  • Extra Dream Dram Token
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Plus Booking Fee