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The SMWS Glasgow Burns Night Haggis Hunt

22nd January 2020
In celebration of their forthcoming new venue opening in Glasgow The Scotch Malt Whisky Society are offering you the chance to win an annual membership in their Burns Night Haggis Hunt in Glasgow.

The SMWS Glasgow Burns Night Haggis Hunt

This Burns Night (25th January) the Scotch Malt Whisky Society are hosting a Glasgow-based haggis hunt giving the lucky folk who discover the haggises a chance to win annual membership to the Society, SMWS bottles or tasting glasses.

To redeem the prizes, the hunters must take their stuffed haggis into The Good Spirits Co. on 23 Bath Street, Glasgow where they can redeem their coveted SMWS whisky prizes.

There will be a 18 haggises placed on and around Bath Street, where the new SMWS Members Room will open in March, as well as iconic Glasgow landmarks – George Square, Kelvingrove, Glasgow Cathedral, Barrowlands.

Each of the 18 haggises are can be redeemed for one of the 18 prizes which includes:

  • 1 x Annual Membership to SMWS including Tasting box
  • 3 x Annual Memberships to SMWS
  • 2 x 70cl SMWS bottle
  • 6 x 10cl SMWS bottle
  • 6 x set of SMWS Tasting glass

The prize won will be randomly selected and cannot be exchanged or transferred. The prize cannot be exchanged for cash.

The new venue will open in early March 2020, bringing the Society’s colourful whisky experiences to Glasgow for the first time in a Members’ Room, which follows on from already established SMWS locations in Edinburgh, including their home at The Vaults in Leith.

The Bath Street beautifully renovated location is in the heart of the city, just a few minutes’ walk from Glasgow Queen Street Station, and will be open every week from Tuesday until Sunday exclusively for SMWS members and their guests.

Venue Manager at The Scotch Malt Whisky Society Glasgow Members’ Room, Calum Lawson said: "So many of our members are based in and around the wonderful city of Glasgow, so opening a Members’ Room here was the natural move.

"Our haggis hunt is a great way for members and non-members alike to come together and experience the fun of the Society. Who knows, we could have some brand-new members by the end of the weekend."

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society was founded in 1983 through a spirit of friendship – a small group of people who used the discovery of single cask whisky as a reason to get together and enjoy each other’s company. The SMWS now has more than 26,000 members across the world.

If you don't fancy your chances of finding a haggis in Glasgow this Burns Night don't worry if you still want to experience the new Glasgow SMWS venue when it opens in March you can sign up for a membership, you will find the latest membership offers visit The Scotch Malt Whisky Society Website


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