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 #52: Clyde May’s

Tasting #52: Clyde May’s

On Wednesday, May 13th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 52nd tasting. The focus of this tasting was whiskey from Clyde May's in Alabama. We had a special guest for this virtual tasting. LC May, the grandson of Clyde May, joined us online to go over the history of...

Tasting #51: In Situ Mezcal Tasting

Tasting #51: In Situ Mezcal Tasting

On Tuesday, May 5th - Cinco de Mayo, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 51st tasting. It was our third virtual tasting since the Corona virus shutdown. The tasting’s focus was very new! Mezcal! We sampled six different mezcales from Oaxaca that were brought back from a...

Tasting #50: American Whiskey

Tasting #50: American Whiskey

On Wednesday, April 15th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 50th tasting! It's quite the milestone for our club. Too bad it had to be online, but during these uncertain times.... The tasting’s focus was different styles of American Whiskey. We had 7 different releases...

Tasting #49: SMWS April Preview

Tasting #49: SMWS April Preview

On Wednesday, April 1st, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 49th tasting. This tasting’s focus was the new release of April whiskies from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society. We had 6 different releases to taste from. Ben Diedrich, Co-Director of the Society here in the...

Tasting #48: SMWS March Preview

Tasting #48: SMWS March Preview

On Wednesday, March 4th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 48th tasting. This tasting's focus was the new release of March whiskies from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society. We had 8 different releases to taste from. It was a great tasting of whisky from so many different...

Tasting #47: The Whisky Hoop

Tasting #47: The Whisky Hoop

On Wednesday, February 19th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club held its 47th tasting as a club. The theme for this tasting was The Whisky Hoop Independent Bottlings. These bottles were brought back from Japan. The Whisky Hoop is a members-only independent bottler that sells...

Tasting #46: Burns Night

Tasting #46: Burns Night

On Thursday, January 30th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 46th tasting. It was incredibly special evening as it was our first Burns Night for the club! Holly Seidewand from Bacardi's Single Malts Portfolio hosted our group and brought along some special whiskies....

Tasting #45: Journeyman Distillery

Tasting #45: Journeyman Distillery

On Monday, January 20th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 45th tasting. Kevin O'Rourke from Michigan's Journeyman Distillery came to host a great evening for the club. Not only were we able to taste their Last Feather Rye Whiskey and Featherbone Bourbon Whiskey, but...

Tasting #44: Single Cask Irish Whiskey

Tasting #44: Single Cask Irish Whiskey

On Wednesday, January 8th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 44th tasting and started 2020 off strong! The theme of this tasting was Single Cask Irish Whiskey. It was a great mix of very different Irish whiskies, most of them brought back from Ireland in 2019. 19...

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