It has been so cold here in NY this winter! It’s the coldest and snowiest winter I can remember since I moved here almost 11 years ago. And when it’s ...On March 9, 2015 / By The Gal About Town
This was the featured cocktail for our February Smoky Malt Tasting with Diageo a couple weeks back. We were tasting some pretty smoky whiskies (Caol Ila and Lagavulin ...On February 17, 2015 / By The Gal About Town
The Best Way to Cure the Winter Blues by Susannah Skiver Barton February might be the ideal month for smoky Scotch. It’s dank and freezing outside, so that ...On February 11, 2015 / By The Gal About Town
All photos by Susannah Skiver Barton Kicking Off 2015 With Lots Of Cojones by Susannah Skiver Barton If the first Astoria Whiskey Society meeting of ...On January 26, 2015 / By The Gal About Town
I know, it’s winter and while lychee are awesome, you don’t necessarily think of them as a winter fruit, and they’re not. Unless, of course, you’re currently in ...On December 5, 2014 / By The Gal About Town
It's pretty simple, every month Astoria whiskey enthusiasts get together to enjoy some fine spirits, good conversation and neighborhood pride in a casual and laid-back environment.
Born out of a passion for finely crafted whiskey and a lack of local establishments that offer tastings, Astoria resident and founder, Emily Ross-Johnson, decided the best way to taste rare and hard to find whiskey was to form a whiskey collective and bring the good stuff to Astoria. So, each month we choose a brand to present to us, taste some whiskey, and then discuss. It's a great opportunity to explore and learn more about whiskey with a friendly and unstuffy crowd.