We’ve only gone and done it! The Scotch Malt Whisky Society has set the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the most participants in an online whisky tasting event.

On Saturday, 30 September 447 members in more than 15 countries gathered online for the world record tasting attempt as part of our 40th anniversary celebrations.

The three-dram tasting was hosted by Mads Schmoll, Social Media and Community Manager with the drams presented by Society Master Ambassador John McCheyne, Tom Smith, Senior Director of SMWS USA, and Matt Bailey, Director of SMWS Australia.

A huge thank you to all of our members in Switzerland, the UK, Europe, USA, Canada, Australia, Japan, China, South Africa, Hong Kong, Denmark, New Zealand, Mexico, Taiwan, and Korea for your support in helping us make history.