Astoria Whiskey Society reconvened a couple weeks ago after our summer break for our first tasting of the fall season. And what a tasting it was! We had ...On September 29, 2015 / By The Gal About Town
In case some of you weren’t aware, last week was Negroni Week, a week long celebration of the classic gin cocktail, and a great way to give money ...On June 8, 2015 / By The Gal About Town
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
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 offered tastings, Astoria resident and founder, Emily Ross-Johnson, decided the best way to taste the best 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 while getting to know your neighborhood and making new friends.