Society Whiskey Tastings

There are plenty of whisky tasting events around Kansas City, but you’ll have a hard time finding a better lineup of allocated bottles from premiere distillers than Whiskey Wednesdays at Society. We’ve done them before, but 2024 brings whiskey tasting events to Society from some of the biggest names in the business.

On the last Wednesday of every month, come take part in one of the best whiskey events around town from 6 – 9 p.m. in the Scarlet Room for just $20 by booking ahead of time or buying a ticket at Society.

Upcoming Whiskey Tasting Events Near You

We like to highlight a specific distillery at each of our tastings. You’ll be led through a tasting that highlights distinct notes from each distillery and each bottle.

While you’re here, you can also purchase pours from our illustrious collection at the Scarlet Room bar, including bottles like Buffalo Trace, Blanton’s, Sazerac Rye, and if you look all the way up top… is that a Pappy Van Winkle? Come in and find out.

Ben Holladay Whiskey Tasting

On Wednesday, June 26, Weston-based Holladay Distillery will be the first whiskey event calendar participant.

Holladay Distillery was founded in 1856 and has expanded and grown in the years since. It is currently operated by McCormick Distilling Company. 

Don’t forget to purchase tickets here to experience this popular local whiskey!

Rabbit Hole Whiskey Tasting

Rabbit Hole Distillery is the third guest of our whiskey events in 2024.

They use signature malted grains and mature their whiskey in toasted and charred barrels with small batches of no more than 15 barrels at a time.

Rabbit Hole Distillery will be at society on July 31.

You’re not going to want to miss this event. Purchase tickets online today!

Knob Creek Whiskey Tasting

Aged in white oak barrels with maximum char to produce a rich, sweet flavor, Knob Creek comes to Society on Aug. 28 for our whiskey tasting event in Kansas City.

Take this link to purchase tickets.

Old Forester with Outlaw on the Patio Whiskey Tasting

Old Forester is located in Louisville, KY, and creator George Garvin Brown sealed his whiskey exclusively in glass bottles. It was presented at 90 proof as “America’s first bottled bourbon” in 1870. 

Buy tickets online and come check it out on Sept. 25.

Union Horse Whiskey Tasting

Union Horse will be in town for our whiskey tasting event on Oct. 30.

Established in 2010, Union Horse Distilling Company is a family owned and operated distillery right here in Kansas City. 

Purchase tickets online today!

Wild Turkey Whiskey Tasting

Wild Turkey is yet another Kentucky-based distillery we are hosting for our whiskey tasting events.

The name comes from a distillery executive sharing his bourbon with friends on an annual hunting trip in 1940 hunting, you guessed it, wild turkey. 

Don’t forget to get your tickets today!

Whiskey Tasting Events at Society

The first hour of this whiskey event near you is meant as a meet and greet to get to know the room, the cocktail list and what’s being featured that evening for the whiskey event.

From 7 – 8 p.m., this fun whiskey event will be emceed by a representative from the whiskey of that month. They’ll go in-depth about the history of their brand as well as the typical tasting intricacies that help you appreciate what you’re drinking.  

The last hour of the event from 8 – 9 p.m. features cocktails specifically using the whiskey of the event while opening up the full menu for you to enjoy.

More Things Going on at Society

Wednesday also happens to be a pretty active day at Society during the summer.

After your whiskey tasting event, pair it with our dinner menu which includes everything from seafood and sushi to ribeye and lava cake.

You can also take advantage of our Happy Hour that day from 4 – 7 p.m., which includes $3 domestic tall boys, $4 select call cocktails and $5 wine by the glass in addition to half-priced flatbreads, sushi specials and street tacos ($12 steak, $9 chicken).

If you’re feeling competitive and want to put that brain to use, we have open trivia from 6 – 8 p.m. for teams or individuals. You can win a $50 gift card, $35 for second place and $20 for third place that can be used on a future visit to Society. If you feel like busting a move, Latin Night is another Wednesday night event you can check out after your whiskey tasting event. Whether it’s salsa dancing or listening to the top bachata hits, come enjoy your summer nights with us!

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