Tasting #46: Burns Night

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. We also added a few to make for a perfect tasting. The food consisted of charcuterie boards, haggis balls and a beef stew.¬†

Here are the whiskies that were tasted:

  • Aberfeldy 12 Year
  • Aberfeldy 16 Year
  • Aberfeldy 21 Year
  • Aberfeldy Exceptional Cask 20 Year
  • Aberfeldy Exceptional Cask 24 Year
  • Craigellachie 13 Year
  • Craigellachie 17 Year
  • Craigellachie Exceptional Cask 19 Year
  • Compass Box Affinity

36 members were in attendance for this first Burns Night!

Tasting #29 Recap: Bacardi Single Malt Scotch Portfolio

Tasting #29 Recap: Bacardi Single Malt Scotch Portfolio

Tasting #29 Recap: Bacardi Single Malt Scotch Portfolio

On Thursday, February 28th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had a great evening tasting Single Malt Scotch whiskies from the Bacardi portfolio. Our tasting was led by Holly Seidewand, the US Brand Ambassador for Bacardi’s single malts. Holly walked us through the history of each distillery, what makes them unique and added tasting notes to all of the whiskies tasted.

The event took place at Bailey’s Tavern in Saratoga Springs, NY, and we had 36 members in attendance.

Here is a list of the whiskies we tasted:

  • Aberfeldy 12 Year
  • Craigellachie 12 Year
  • Aultmore 12 Year
  • Royal Brackla 12 Year
  • Deveron 12 Year
  • Aberfeldy 16 Year

Here are some photos from the evening: