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Corby Brands: Canadian Whiskey

Lot 40 & J.P. Wiser’s tasting w/ industry legend Dave Mitton


date: Thursday, October 27, 2022

time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm Pacific Time

location: The Study, located in Arts District Brewing Company DTLA

membership fee: $39

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• Advance enrollment is always required and must be 21+ to attend.

• If the event is sold out please email us to be placed on the wait list.


Southern California Whiskey Club is excited to have industry legend Dave Mitton, Global Brand Ambassador with Corby Brands presenting their award-winning Canadian rye whiskies from Lot 40 and J.P. Wiser’s. Dave launched the Toronto cocktail scene and is an ambassador for all things Canadian. Learn about differences in the production of Canadian rye whisky versus rye whiskey produced in the U.S. with some tasty examples. 


event schedule:

7:00pm Lot 40 welcome cocktail + light appetizers   

7:30pm tasting w/ Dave Mitton



1. Lot 40 Rye

2. Lot 40 Dark Oak

3. J.P. Wiser’s Triple Barrel

4. J.P. Wiser’s 15 Year Old 

5. J.P. Wiser’s 18 Year Old 

6. J.P. Wiser’s 22 Year Old Cask Strength, Port Cask Finish 


about Corby Spirit and Wine Limited:

Founded in 1859 in Corbyville, Ontario, Corby Spirit and Wine Limited is a leading Canadian marketer and distributor of spirits and wines. They own or represent many of the 25 top-selling brands in the country and support our brands with innovative and award-winning marketing campaigns and events. In addition to sales across Canada, Corby products are also exported for sale to the United States, Europe and other international markets. Corby's portfolio includes J.P. Wiser's Whisky, Lamb's rum, Polar Ice vodka and McGuinness liqueurs. Corby also represents leading international brands such as ABSOLUT vodka, Chivas Regal, The Glenlivet distillery and Ballantine's Scotch whiskies, Jameson Irish Whiskey, Beefeater Gin, Malibu rum, Kahlúa liqueur, Mumm Champagne, and Jacob's Creek, Stoneleigh, Graffigna, Campo Viejo, and Wyndham Estate wines. [link]


about Dave Mitton:

Dave is the Global Ambassador for International Canadian Spirits such as; Lot No. 40, J.P. Wiser’s, Gooderham and Worts, and Pike Creek whisky. This role keeps him quite busy to say the least. Heading up engagement and advocacy on all things Canadian. He has a passion when it comes to educating bartenders and consumers alike about the history, the production and of course the history and creation of cocktails with Canadian Whisky. He was the co-owner and operator of several establishments in Toronto such as The Harbord Room and Czehoski over the past fifteen years. He was also the inaugural President of The Canadian Professional Bartenders Association, Ontario Chapter, for its first three years. He and his drinks have been featured in numerous publications around the globe and they’ve also found their way onto several television shows and documentaries over the years as well.



• Please bring your own Glencairn(s) to the tasting, the club will NOT be providing glassware.

• Uber or designated driver strongly encouraged.

• Even though Southern California Whiskey Club is taking every precaution to make sure that this event is safe and in compliance with CDC codes, please understand that public gatherings, even socially distanced ones, involve a higher risk than virtual encounters. 


Big thanks to Kitty Corbo for making this happen!

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