Tasting Recaps

The tasting recaps describe each tasting over the past few years: the whiskies that were sampled, the group size and photos from the events. We hope you enjoy.

Tasting #69: Westland American Single Malt

Tasting #69: Westland American Single Malt

On Wednesday, January 27th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 69th tasting. The focus of this tasting was Westland American Single Malt Whiskey out of Seattle. We were joined by Jeff Greenstein who walked us through the core line expression followed by three limited...

Tasting #68: A Campbeltown Celebration

Tasting #68: A Campbeltown Celebration

On Wednesday, January 20th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 68th tasting. The focus of this tasting was Campbeltown. It was a true Celebration of some really fantastic whiskies that were collected by the club over the last year. From Festival bottles to a very...

Tasting #67: Scotch-Paired Dinner

Tasting #67: Scotch-Paired Dinner

On Thursday, January 14th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 67th tasting and first tasting of 2021. We started the year off with a really great Scotch-paired dinner. The food was crafted by the very talented kitchen crew at Hamlet & Ghost in Saratoga Springs. We...

Tasting #66: American Whiskey

Tasting #66: American Whiskey

On Wednesday, December 30th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 66th tasting! It was the last tasting of the year and a great way to end it. We all can't wait for 2021!! The focus of this tasting was American Whiskey. We dove into some Bourbons and then finished with 3...

Tasting #65: Ex-Red Wine Barrique and First Fill Sherry

Tasting #65: Ex-Red Wine Barrique and First Fill Sherry

On Wednesday, December 9th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 65th tasting! This was a very unique tasting in that we focused on specific finishes and first fill Sherry. The tasting started with three different whiskies finished in ex-red wine barriques followed by...

First Annual Advent Calendar 2020

First Annual Advent Calendar 2020

The Saratoga Whiskey Club did its first ever Advent Calendar for 2020!! We had 48 Calendars in total go out to members and friends. Here is the list of whiskey that we have tasted so far. This is a blind calendar, so each day's whiskey will be released at 9pm. Elijah...

Tasting #64: Dramfool

Tasting #64: Dramfool

On Thursday, November 19th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 64th tasting! We actually didn't host this one, but had 34 of our members join this great online tasting put together by Mario Campa and Bruce Farquhar, the founder of Dramfool Independent Bottlings. They...

Tasting #63: Bruichladdich

Tasting #63: Bruichladdich

On Wednesday, November 4th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 63rd tasting! We were joined by Jeff Greenstain, Brand Development Manager from Remy Cointreau, to go through Bruichladdich's history and to taste some of their core lineup. We ended up tasting two of the...

Tasting #62: Whisky and Rum!

Tasting #62: Whisky and Rum!

On Wednesday, October 28th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 62nd tasting! We were joined by Tom Smith from The Scotch Malt Whisky Society to taste different whiskies finished in Rum casks. We then ended with three of the Society's Single Cask Rums! It was a great...

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