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 #43: Blind Bottled In Bond

Tasting #43: Blind Bottled In Bond

On Wednesday, December 18th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 43rd tasting! The theme of this tasting was a Blind Bottled In Bond tasting. We not only did this blind (not knowing the names of the whiskies), but people had different placemats too so nobody could...

Tasting #42: SMWS November Releases

Tasting #42: SMWS November Releases

On Wednesday, November 6th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 42nd tasting as a club! The theme of this tasting was New November Releases from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society. We will be doing similar tastings once a quarter going forward as we really enjoy tasting...

Tasting #41: Luxury Irish Whiskey

Tasting #41: Luxury Irish Whiskey

On Wednesday, October 23rd, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 41st tasting as a club! We had a special Luxury tasting (our third) of bottles that were recently brought back from trips and tours of Ireland. 22 members were in attendance for this outing! Here is a list...

Tasting #40: Coastal Scotland Tour

Tasting #40: Coastal Scotland Tour

On Wednesday, September 11th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 40th tasting as a club! We had a special tasting of bottles that were recently brought back from a recent Rascal + Thorn whisky tour of Scotland. 20 members were in attendance for this outing! Here is a...

Tasting #39: Annual Club Dinner

Tasting #39: Annual Club Dinner

On Wednesday, August 14, 2019, the Saratoga Whiskey Club held its annual dinner feast.  The theme for this year was whiskey finished in a variety of different casks.  We had 48 people in attendance for this great evening of outdoor dining and tasting.  The weather...

Tasting #38 Recap: Race Track Tasting

Tasting #38 Recap: Race Track Tasting

On Sunday, July 28th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its second annual Track Tasting. It was a great afternoon of tasting various whiskies, betting on the ponies, and getting treated to some Pies on Wheels! It really was the perfect afternoon for our club. 24 members...

Tasting #37 Recap: SMWS Tasting

Tasting #37 Recap: SMWS Tasting

On Wednesday, July 24th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club welcomed Tom Smith, the USA Director of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society, to Saratoga Springs. He hosted a fantastic tasting of the July Outturn releases of the SMWS. Along with the whisky, we were entertained with...

Tasting #36 Recap: Feis Ile 2019

Tasting #36 Recap: Feis Ile 2019

On Wednesday, June 26th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had a really special & unique tasting that focused on bottles recently brought back from the Feis Ile Music & Whisky Festival on Islay. This was a first for the club and probably one of our best tastings to...

Tasting #35 Recap: Kentucky Finds!

Tasting #35 Recap: Kentucky Finds!

On Wednesday, June 19th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had a special tasting that focused on bottles recently brought back from Kentucky in May during the Rascal + Thorn Bourbon Trail Tour. The goal was to taste whiskies that are not available in the Upstate NY market. It...

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