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The Whiskey Explorers

The Worlds' Premier Blind Sampling Club

For aficionados, eager to experience the widest variety of whiskies and increase their knowledge of whiskey along the way, we offer our club, The Whiskey Explorers

Whiskey Explorers® Membership Options

We offer four distinct memberhsip levels to our Whiskey Explorers :

Whiskey Explorer's Subscribe & Save* Memberships

You can cancel renewals at any time!

  1. Whiskey Explorers Scout Membership Subscription*: One (1) Sample Flight of 4 Spectacular Whiskies + $15 FWL Store Gift Certificate with each membership renewal - $79.95
  2. Whiskey Explorers Voyager Membership Subcription*: Four (4) Quarterly Sample Flight Shipments (a total of 16 spectacular whiskies) + $25 FWL Store Gift Certificate with each membership renewal - $189.95

*Your credit card will be charged and your membership automatically renewed after your final shipment.

Whiskey Explorer's Non-Renewing Memberships

  1. Whiskey Explorers Scout Membership: One (1) Sample Flight of 4 Spectacular Whiskies - $79.95
  2. Whiskey Explorers Voyager Membership: Four (4) Quarterly Sample Flight Shipments (a total of 16 spectacular whiskies) - $189.95

Whiskey Explorers Overview

Inspired by the "blind tasting" bar game, we designed The Whiskey Explorers to introduce members amazing whiskies they most likely have not experienced before, free of any pre-conceived notion of a "brand", price or age as an indicators of quality, or even a prior experience with a type of whisky.

Members receive quarterly sample flights, each of which contain four (4) whiskey samples in 50mL bottles.  Each bottle is generically labeled, so that the only way the members can find out what they are tasting is to enter that generic code on our website, which initiates a game called "My Whisky IQ".

The My Whisky IQ game requires members to enter their own tasting notes and ratings of the whisky by answering ten multiple choice questions that ask them to:

  • Describe the whisky’s color
  • Describe the whisky’s nose
  • Describe the whisky’s mouth feel
  • Describe the whisky’s taste
  • Describe the whisky’s finish
  • Rate the whiskey on a scale of 1-10
  • Guess the retail price of the whisky
  • Guess the brand of the whisky
  • Enter any comments they would like to add, free-text entry.



Upon completing the game, members

  1. Are told what whisky they just tasted
  2. Receive a 10% discount to purchase that whisky in our online store
  3. Learn their game “score” for that whisky.

When you join the club, you'll receive a custom engraved Glencairn Nosing & Tasting Crystal Glass as a welcome gift. But that's it. There's no leather membership card. The Whiskey Explorers Club is about tasting whisky, and that's what we focus our energies on.

Memberships for people living in Alaska and Hawaii will incur addtional shipping charges. Please contact us to learn about/ pay for the addtional charges.