Breaking new ground

As the Society releases its landmark 150th distillery bottling this month, it’s hard to appreciate what a ground-breaking move it was to first offer members whisky from far beyond the shores of Scotland. In this feature from issue 5 of Unfiltered, published in October 2009, we reflected on the release of our first Japanese whiskies and the visit of Masataka Taketsuru’s son Takeshi to The Vaults in 2002