Tasting #10 Recap: World Whiskey Dinner


The Saratoga Whisk(e)y Club had Tasting #10 on Wednesday, September 13th, 2017. The focus of the evening was a World Whiskey Dinner where each whiskey was paired with a dish from that country. We had a large turnout of 35 people, both members and non-members. Five different whiskies were tasted, and the evening started with a Japanese cocktail.  Here is the dinner pairing:

  • We started with a Japanese highball using Mars Iwai Whiskey
  • Kavalan Ex-Bourbon Single Cask, Cask Strength – Taiwan
    • Paired with San Bei Ji Wings
  • Paul John Classic Single Malt Whiskey – India
    • Paired with Sweet Potato Pastry Spirals and Gujarati Wilted Cabbage Salad
  • Mackmyra First Edition – Sweden
    • Paired with Almost Famous Swedish Meatballs, Roasted Potatoes & Lingonberry Preserve
  • New Zealand Whiskey Co. 24 Year 1989 Bottling – New Zealand
    • Paired with Smoked Leg of Lamb with Asian Pear & Kiwi Salsa and a Carrot, Date, Mint & Seed Salad
  • Domain de Hautes Glaces Single Malt – France
    • Paired with Gateau Breton and a selection of French cheeses

Overall it was a wonderful evening of food and whiskey!

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Here are some photos from the tasting.