A List of Distillery Loyalty Clubs For Discounts and Perks
One of our members in the Whiskey Lore Whisky Community (Facebook Group) posted a link to a distillery's membership club. This sparked an idea. How about a list of all of the best distillery loyalty clubs and ambassador programs.
- Name: Adbeg Committee
- Perks: Special Committee release announcements, newsletter, whisky (UK only - check website).
- Name: Arran White Stag Community
- Perks: Newsletter, exclusive bottlings, discounts, potential of being on a tasting panel.
- Name: Glenfiddich Explorer
- Perks: Newsletter
Note: Requires short survey.
- Name: Glenlivet (Guardians) Community
- Perks: Newsletter, events, access to the Guardian's Library at the distillery, and information on releases
- Name: Kilchoman Club
- Perks: Visit benefits, exclusive discounts on Kilchoman whisky and merchandise, insider information, competitions, and an annual Club specific whisky release.
- Name: Friends of Laphroaig
- Perks: Your own plot of land including collecting rent when you visit the distillery, merchandise, news, special bottlings (may exclude the USA).
Note: Requires the purchase of a bottle of Laphroaig to receive the sign in code.
- Name: Springbank Society
- Perks: Free tours and tastings, discounts, shirt and whisky miniature, exclusive bottlings, and newsletter.
Note: Costs 50 for a lifetime membership.
- Name: No Name
- Perks: Membership card that gives you discounts on tours and in the gift shop (excluding alcohol) at Evan Williams Experience and Bourbon Heritage Center, newsletter, insider information.
Note: It looks like just a newsletter, but the home of Evan Williams, Henry McKenna, Old Fizgerald, Elijah Craig and others unveils some surprise perks in the first email.
- Name: High West Whiskey Club
- Perks: Newsletter, exclusive event access, insider information.
Note: Requires a short survey to enter.
- Name: Maker's Mark Ambassador's Program
- Perks: Newsletter, snail mailed welcome kit, surprise items, printable business card, barrel to track through the website.
Note: Requires a short quiz about Maker's Mark to enter.
- Name: Cooper's Club
- Perks: Along with a newsletter, get a lapel pin, a founder's birthday gift, free yearly tour, and personalized greeting
- Name: New Riff Whiskey Club
- Perks: Notice of seasonal whiskeys with the ability to pre-purchase