Hans Offringa

Hans Offringa is an established bilingual author and media expert who has been writing and presenting about whisky for over 30 years. He is a Keeper of the Quaich, Lifetime International Ambassador of the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival, Honorary Ambassador of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS) and Patron of the Whisky Festival North Netherlands (WFNN). For his book Bourbon & Blues he received the title of Kentucky Colonel, the highest award to be bestowed upon a citizen by the state of Kentucky.

He is also writes for Whisky Magazine, American Whisky, and The Charleston Mercury. Furthermore he lectures at the International Whisky School in Groningen, the Netherlands, and serves as Director on the Advisory Board of The Council of Whiskey Masters.

Hans and his wife Becky are known as The Whisky Couple. They are judges for the World Whisky Awards and the Scottish Whisky Awards. They conduct whisky master classes in Europe and the USA, where they divide their time throughout the year.

The Whisky Couple leads to information about Hans and Becky Offringa’s work in the wonderful world of whisky.

Media Concepts is about Hans’ consulting company, Conceptual Continuity.

Publications is the place to find books Hans wrote, edited or translated, some of them together with his wife Becky. There are easy links for ordering.

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