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 #72: Michter’s Whiskey

Tasting #72: Michter’s Whiskey

On Wednesday, February 24th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 72nd tasting. What a night! We had some very special guests that were brought to us by one of our member's sons, LJ Sconzo. He started working for Michter's a year ago and we were excited for this tasting....

Tasting #71: Bourbon-Paired Dinner

Tasting #71: Bourbon-Paired Dinner

On Thursday, February 17th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 71st tasting! We worked again with Hamlet & Ghost in Saratoga Springs to put together another really great To-Go Dinner, this time food paired with Bourbon. The talented crew at Hamlet & Ghost...

Tasting #70: Rye Whiskey

Tasting #70: Rye Whiskey

On Wednesday, February 10th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 70th tasting. The focus of the tasting was Rye Whiskey. We hadn't done a focused Rye tasting since very early on in the club's history. So it was great to go back to this ever-evolving category of whiskey....

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...

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