Belong to the world’s most entertaining whisky club

WHISKY CLUB MEMBERSHIP

Belong to the world’s most entertaining whisky club

Access to exclusive Members’ Rooms, partner bar discounts, colourful tasting events, whisky education and a monthly members magazine Unfiltered, there’s so much more than whisky to appreciate when you join the Society.

FULL BENEFITS

JOIN TODAY FOR ONLY £65.00

Membership card and lapel badge

Membership card and lapel badge

Carry it with pride…your membership card identifies you as belonging to the world’s leading whisky club, gives you access to our Members’ Rooms and discounts at our partner bars. Keep it handy, and show the world your Society membership with our distinguished lapel badge.

Members-only whisky RELEASE EVERY MONTH

Members-only whisky RELEASE EVERY MONTH

Only members of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society can access our multi award-winning monthly Outturns of around 20 new single cask, single malt bottlings in an ever-changing variety of flavours.

A Society home from home

MEMBERS' ROOMS

Only the kindred spirits of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society get exclusive access to our four Members’ Rooms in Edinburgh, Glasgow and London, the perfect places to share your passion for our single cask, single malt. Even better – you can sign in up to three guests on each visit to show them what they’re missing.

Add to your membership purchase

optional extras

your first society bottle five dram sample pack tasting tickets 3 dram serve at your local venue Society hosting kit the founder's tale, by pip hills glassware and accessories
choose Your Extras
Outturn experiences

Outturn experiences

As well as a new release of incredible whisky every month, we’re constantly serving up different ways to enjoy the experience, where you can discover a different side to our whiskies, learn more about our latest bottlings and suggestions on how to share them with your fellow members.

Entertaining member events

Entertaining member events

Bring your Society whisky to life with your guests and fellow members at our colourful tasting events and intriguing whisky experiences, held at our partner bars, Members’ Rooms and other venues close to where you are.

Free delivery

Free delivery

Get your precious bottles carefully packaged and delivered free to your door throughout the UK for any purchase, and across the EU if you spend more than £99.

Unfiltered members magazine

Available in full online, Unfiltered is produced Monthly for Society members, with the best in whisky writing and photography to inform, entertain and stimulate your taste for whisky adventures.

HERE TO HELP

Expert advice and whisky concierge

Get personal guidance and advice about all our whiskies from Michelle, Andrew and Anja and the rest of the Member Services team, or check in with our Whisky Concierge in either virtual or physical form at one of our Members’ Rooms.

MEET THE TEAM

Michelle
Michelle

member services

Olaf
Olaf

Whisky Ambassador

Gregor
Gregor

The Vaults, Leith

Trine
Trine

Member Services

anja
anja

member services

calum
calum

38 Bath street, Glasgow

Simone
Simone

19 Greville street, London

Sarah
Sarah

Queen Street, Edinburgh

Make discoveries beyond malt

Make discoveries beyond malt

We love the finest things in life – and that means exploring the world beyond single cask, single malt whisky. Members can also explore our Single Cask Spirits collection, including the finest bourbon, rum, cognac, armagnac and gin on offer.

The Society comes to you

The Society comes to you

You don’t always have to come to us – our Society ambassadors are equally happy bringing their expertise, and a suitable selection of single cask, single malts, to your own private event

add your extras

add your extras

A full bottle, a Discovery Pack with five 25ml samples, colourful tasting event tickets or more? Tailor your initial membership pack to suit yourself or that special person you’re buying it for by choosing from the optional extras.

MEMBERSHIP FAQS

MEMBERSHIP FAQS

WHAT BENEFITS DOES MEMBERSHIP BRING?

The benefits of becoming a member of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society are extensive. If your not afraid of breaking the whisky norms and joining a community of like minded adventurers, the Society benefits are yours to reap! A full list of member benefits are available on the whisky club membership page

AS A NEW MEMBER CAN I START A DIRECT DEBIT?

Unfortunately due to the timing processes with the banks we can’t take Direct Debit for your first payment. However if you would like to arrange Direct Debit to handle your renewals, members can download the direct debit form here. Once you have completed the form and dropped it in at your bank. You can contact the team on +44 131 555 2929 (Monday – Friday 09:00 to 16:45 UK Time) and let us know you would like to set up direct debit

CAN I BUY MEMBERSHIP OUTSIDE THE UK?

If you live in in the UK or anywhere in the EU except for Denmark or Switzerland, you can make full use of SMWS membership and can sign up here in the UK or at smws.com. If you live in a country where we have an active and supported local branch, you should join locally. This includes USA, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Australia, Japan, Taiwan, Denmark, & Switzerland; please see our International Branches page for details. If you live anywhere else in the world, you can also sign up here in the UK or on smws.com but for now we may not be able to ship orders to you, so you would need to have an address in the UK or EU to receive orders.

HOW OFTEN WILL I RECEIVE UNFILTERED?

Unfiltered content is always available online with a full back catalogue of issues always available. New editions are released monthly to keep you constantly entertained. You can view the unfiltered archive by logging into your account (once you have a membership) and the link should be available for you there.

HOW DO I RENEW MY MEMBERSHIP?

You can continue to pay for your renewal as you have in the past either by Direct Debit, on line or responding to the renewal letter you will get sent by us. Simply head over to the renewals page for more info and special offers

HOW DO I ACTIVATE MY MEMBERSHIP?

If you have received membership as a gift or purchased your membership at an event or festival simple click the link in the navigation (you should see this in the "Membership" section of the expandable navigation.

WILL I RECEIVE MAIL FROM SMWS?

We'll keep in touch with by email if you agree to it when signing up to SMWS, but you can unsubscribe from emails any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link in an email or signing in to smws.com and amending the newsletter settings in your profile.

JOIN THE WORLD'S MOST ENTERTAINING WHISKY CLUB FOR ONLY £65.00