Scotch Seminars at Seattle Scotch & Beer Fest will be led by Rick Edwards, a certified Master of Scotch.
Rick Edwards has 21 years of whisky industry experience, including studying with Evan Cattanach, Master Keeper of the Quaich and Master Distiller Emeritus. Rick has worked for different Scottish distilleries in positions ranging from Brand Ambassador to National Mentor. In 2001, he fulfilled a dream when he was invited to the Royal Lochnagar Academy of Malt Advocates where he was bestowed the title Master of Scotch.
Rick has completed the Chivas Brothers Masters Course as an ambassador for The Glenlivet and is also member of the Whisky Technology & Production Academy.
Rick is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and served six years in the military as Army Airborne Paratrooper, Air Assault Rappel Master and Keeper of the Wings.