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 #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...

Tasting #61: Single Cask Nation

Tasting #61: Single Cask Nation

On Wednesday, October 14th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 61st tasting! We were joined by Jason from Single Cask Nation to go through their company's history and to taste some of their great whiskies! It was a really informative tasting about their philosophy,...

Tasting #60: Feis Ile 2020

Tasting #60: Feis Ile 2020

On Wednesday, September 30th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 60th tasting! This was a very special one. We were able to get our hands on a number of the Festival bottles from this year's Feis Ile 2020 which was canceled due to the Coronavirus. Most of the Islay...

Tasting #59: Teeling Irish Whiskey

Tasting #59: Teeling Irish Whiskey

On Wednesday, September 9th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 59th club tasting. Jody McLoughlin from Teeling Whiskey joined us on a Zoom call to go over Teeling and its history and whiskey. We even did a virtual tasting of the distillery while on the Zoom call. We...

Tasting #58: Kaiyo Whisky

Tasting #58: Kaiyo Whisky

On Wednesday, August 26th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 58th tasting. Jay Cole from Kaiyo Whisky joined us on a Zoom call to go over their Japanese brand and whisky portfolio. It was great having the Whisky Pirate join us for this story and really great...

Tasting #57: Track Tasting

Tasting #57: Track Tasting

On Sunday, August 2nd, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 57th tasting. It was our annual track tasting, but because of COVID, we were unable to host the tasting at the Saratoga Racetrack. We used a member's backyard to host the tasting on Zoom. It was a really great...

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...

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