Whatever kind of malt whisky you enjoy, you belong here. Become a member to access exclusive events, discounts, offers and of course, malt whisky you’ll struggle to discover anywhere else. We can’t wait to welcome you!FULL membership BENEFITS
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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.
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
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.
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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.
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.
BARS WITH STYLE
Wherever you go, you can find a home-from-home in one of our specially selected partner bars around the world. Each one carries a variety of SMWS bottlings, served by fellow whisky enthusiasts and often at discounted prices for members.
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.
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
Get personal guidance and advice about all our whiskies from Michelle, Andrew and Anja and the rest of the dram-cierge team, or check in with our Whisky Concierge in either virtual or physical form at one of our Members’ Rooms.
MEET THE TEAM
The Vaults, Leith
38 Bath street, Glasgow
19 Greville street, London
Queen Street, Edinburgh
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.
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
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.
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
Unfortunately, due to the timing processes with the banks we can’t take Direct Debit for your first payment.
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.
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.
You can continue to pay for your renewal as you have in the past either by Direct Debit, online 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
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.
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