Whisky Black Friday

Whisky Black Friday
Whisky Black Friday

Whisky Black Friday

23rd November till 22:00

It’s time for whisky bargains

We have managed to source some SMWS bottlings (unique single cask, single malt) and are offering these with a 18% discount from the retail price. There are 115 expressions from 2 to 36 years old, most with only one bottle available. There were always unique but now probably more so.

The list is attached, order and pay before your choice is gone. Great for some self indulgence or for a rare Xmas present.

Contact me at stephen@distinctivedistillations.com

We suggest you book early! Confirm & pay ASAP!


tel. +48 533 325 008

Bourbon Aroma Kit and friends

Bourbon Aroma Kit

The kit and accompanying guide booklet will make bourbon nosing and tasting an even more pleasurable experience and dramatically increase your bourbon tasting and nosing skills!
Let us guide you as we;

  • Introduce a series of key reference bourbon aromas!
  • Educate you regarding bourbon nosing terminology/vocabulary!
  • Explain the nosing and bourbon tasting process!
  • Identify the key aromas to be found in your favourite bourbons!

with the unique Bourbon Aroma Kit and accompanying explanatory guide!

The Bourbon Aroma Kit contains 24 aroma nosing samples carefully selected by the leading specialist Aroma Scientist, from the Aroma Academy Dr George Dodd This superb kit includes a booklet guide to not only “ lead you through” the individual aroma samples but also through a recommended process for Bourbon nosing and tasting! So, if you have you ever wanted to know how best to nose a premium spirit and have ever wanted to know what the experts mean by;

  • Charred Oak aroma
  • Brown Spices aroma
  • Rye aroma
  • Tobacco aroma
  • Maple Syrup aroma

then, the Bourbon Aroma Kit has the answers you have been looking for – and lots more!

So, whether you are:

  • a Bourbon enthusiast
  • looking for a present for a Bourbon enthusiast or are
  • an industry professional

The Bourbon Aroma Kit is a “must have” item!
As used by:

  • Leading Bourbon companies
  • Brand Ambassadors
  • Bourbon Connoisseurs
  • Bourbon Clubs & Societies
  • Bourbon Enthusiasts worldwide

The Bourbon Aroma Nosing Kit contains;

  • 24 aroma samples that cover the spectrum of aromas typically found in Bourbon
  • An explanatory spiral bound (for ease of use) booklet guide
  • Blank Aroma Strips
  • Nosing and Tasting Record Sheets

All packaged in an attractive presentation box.

Distinctive Distillations and General Data Protection Regulation

Distinctive Distillations and General Data Protection Regulation

Dear All,

Distinctive Distillations has been entertaining for many years, organizing whisky tastings, consultations and trainings, providing access to unique and exceptional drinks coming  from different parts of the world. Due to the nature of our cooperation, the personal data entrusted to us is processed for informational and promotional purposes.

From 25 May 2018, the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 (RODO) concerning the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of their personal data, the free flow of information and the repeal of Directive 95 shall enter into force. / 46 / WE (“RODO”). Meeting Point Sp. zoo. is in the process of adapting its activities to the provisions of the GDPR. At the company’s headquarters, the regulations are available for viewing. For this reason, we have turned to customers and supporters of our liquors to re-consent to the processing of personal information in the form of personal data (name, email address, telephone number, address on request) in order to receive information about offers and events conducted by the company Meeting Point under the Distinctive Distillations brand. Thanks to everyone who responded to our appeal positively and quickly. Please be advised that every person can have access to data at any time and can withdraw consent to the processing of data.

If you have not yet sent your consent, please do it, preferably by e-mail info@distinctivedistillations.com before until Friday, May 25, 2018.

If you have any questions, please contact us at info@distinctivedistillations.com or by phone.

Best wishes

Stephen Swinney


What has the 23rd March to do with Independence?

What has the 23rd March to do with Independence?

What has the 23rd March to do with Independence?

This will be a 4 dram tasting from independent bottlers and in addition a special “Independence” bottling, 5 drams in total.

We will have a 25yo Lowland from closed distillery Bladnoch, a couple of Speysiders and we round off the evening with a cask strength Caol Ila.

There will be a surprise initial dram, see if you can guess what it is?

This is a new venue at a newly opened boutique hotel close to the river. As for food, you can select from the excellent restaurant menu, more details about which I will send out nearer the time

Bottles will be available for sale on the night.


Warsaw River View

ul.Wybrzeże Kościuszkowskie 43

Date & Time:

23rd March 2018

Friday, 19:30

As recent events have had a high demand, we suggest you book early!

Confirm & pay before the event info@distinctivedistillations.com

tel. +48 533 325 008

Whisky Tasting: World Whisky Tour

World Whisky Tour

Date & Place: 19.05. 2017 Friday, Benihana Restaurant, Cosmopolitan Building, ul. Twarda 2/4, Warsaw

World Whisky Tour

Why is whisky from different parts of the world so different?

You have always wanted to tour the world and taste whisky. Then come and join us on our first world whisky tour. We will be visiting Scotland and Ireland, Europe, USA, India and Taiwan for 6 drams and an exploration of why they are different.

The setting will be Japan, where you might also want to sample additional drams from the restaurant whisky card

Pricing – Confirm & pay in advance: 150 zł. Limited to 20 people.

Price includes the 6 drams, as for food you can select from the excellent restaurant menu, with sushi as the obvious accompaniment to the whiskies. Bottles will be available for sale on the night.

As recent events have had a high demand we suggest you book early!

Confirm & pay before the event info@distinctivedistillations.com, tel. +48 533 325 008

Gin Workshop – Come and explore the world of gin

Gin Workshop

Time & Place: Friday 13th January 2017r. Restauracja Benihana Polska
ul. Twarda 2/4; Cosmopolitan Building.

A Gin Workshop Fun Interesting & Entertaining

We will be having 6 drams of some unusual Gins including  one at Navy Strength! Some with nothing – Naked Gin Some covered – with more than Botanicals. Some Aged – a hint or more of wood. Old Tom will make an appearance, he could be from England, Wales, Holland or Finland. We will try a few experiments on how to enhance your G&T!

Bottles will be available for sale on the night. You can order food from the restaurant menu, Sushi would be recommended.

Pricing: 90 zł/per person. Please confirm and pay in advance.

As recent events have had a high demand we suggest you book early!

Confirm & pay before the event info@distinctivedistillations.com, tel. +48 533 325 008

New & Unusual

New & Unusual

Place: at ul. Zgoda 6, Warszawska Pijalnia Whisky
Date & Time: 18th November,  2016, Friday, 19:30

A range of whiskies from the new imports.
An interesting  collection from the recent imports. Some distilleries we have never featured before, Edradour, Allt A’Bhainne and Braeval, all are single casks with two being cask strength. Then we have the latest  peated offering from “The English” – Chapter 9, again at cask strength. Then there is a Dutch venture into the world of Peat, Millstone Dutch Single Malt Whisky 5yo Lightly Peated.
Bottles will be available for sale on the night.
Some appropriate snacks will be included.

Pricing (VAT incl) :  SMWS Members 130 zł, Guest invitted by Members 150 zł, Non-Member 170 zł.
Numbers: there is a restriction of  20  participants

As recent events have had a high demand we suggest you book early!
Confirm & pay before the event  info@distinctivedistillations.com, tel. +48 533 325 008

“Blind tasting” at the Whisky Live Warsaw 2016. We have a winner!

wlw-2016-logo-fullDuring each day of Whisky Live Warsaw there was a BLIND TASTING competition hosted by Distinctive Distillations. You needed to blind taste a whisky and identify as many features as possible. The person who gained the most points in the scoring system will receive a free BOTTLE OF WHISKY! Not an easy task. This is why perhaps, in spite of numorous entries only few were close.

But, we did it. We found the best nose! In fact a lady whose scores identyfied whisky in the best way. Małgorzata Majchrzyk won the prize. Congratulions?
The bottle full of liquid gold has already been sent to her address. Now, we are waiting for her comments once she opens the package. #WhiskyLiveWarsaw

We will tell you more about the whisky, which was used for the blind tasting. It is unique, so it deserves a special treatment.

Whisky na zwycięzcy



Come & join us for the tasting: “The impact of Oak”

Date & Place: Friday 28.10.2016 at 19.30, Restaurant Freta 33, Warsaw

What happens during maturation..

With as selection of six dram we will be explaining and experiencing the impact of Oak maturation on “new Make” spirit and at the same time enjoying  the ever changing menu at Freta33.

The selection will include some single cask whiskies, aged Genever and Grappa as well as  two clear spirits which we  have been maturing in small Polish Oak casks. Try the original and then the matured version. Only one bottle of these aged liquids exists in the World so it will be a unique experience

As recent events have had a high demand we suggest you book early!

Price with VAT: Club Members 130 zł, Guests invited by Members 160 zł, Non-Members 180 zł.
Confirm and pay before the event to info@distinctivedistillations.comtel. +48 533 325 008