The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS) is an international members’ club that bottles the world’s widest selection of single cask, cask strength whisky. Founded in Edinburgh in 1983, the Society is considered the world’s leading whisky club.

The Society hopes to ignite a sense of discovery in whisky lovers. From beginners new to whisky, to seasoned collectors, there’s something for everyone at The Scotch Malt Whisky Society!

$99 Membership fee applies to your first full year with us. Current renewal fee is $70 for each subsequent year of membership due on the anniversary of your enrollment.



  • Access to purchase exclusive single cask whiskies which are only available through SMWS.
  • A quarterly subscription to Unfiltered – THE must-read whisky magazine if you are serious about single malt whisky.
  • Invitations to tastings and events near you.
  • Access to our Members’ Rooms in the UK – Edinburgh, Leith and London.

Tasting Kit


Expand your whisky knowledge and lead an exciting tasting for your friends with the Society's official Tasting Kit. The Tasting Kit comes with three 100ml bottles of Society whisky, a whisky handbook and a copper Society lapel pin. The beautiful box makes it a perfect gift for your whisky loving friends.