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 #56: Kilbeggan & Tyrconnell

Tasting #56: Kilbeggan & Tyrconnell

On Wednesday, July 15th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 56th tasting. Alexandra Lynch from Beam Suntory joined us on this evening for a tasting focused on some of the newer Kilbeggan and Tyrconnell releases. It was a great brand tasting with a lot of history and...

Tasting #55: Dusty Bourbons

Tasting #55: Dusty Bourbons

On Wednesday, July 8th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 55th tasting. This was a very special tasting with some older Bourbons. Most of these bottlings were purchased in Japan during a pop-up Dusty Bourbon sale in Kyoto. We matched these with a couple of older...

Tasting #54: Speyside Tasting

Tasting #54: Speyside Tasting

On Wednesday, June 24th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 54th tasting. The focus of this tasting was whisky from the Speyside region of Scotland. We had bottles from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society as well as others to round out this great tasting. Here is what we...

Tasting #53: Penelope Bourbon Tasting

Tasting #53: Penelope Bourbon Tasting

On Wednesday, June 10th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 53rd tasting. The focus of this tasting was whiskey from Penelope Bourbon, a newer Bourbon company based in New Jersey. We had both founders join us online to go over the history the brand and how the whiskey...

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...

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