Where can you Go for a Single Malt Scotch in Calgary?

Posted by Justin Havre on Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 2:12pm.

Single Malt ScotchLooking for a place to experience some great tasting single malt scotch in Calgary? These locations offer single malt scotch and their expertise in the field. Check out one of these bars or stores for single malt scotch tastings.

Willow Park Wine & Spirits

10801 Bonaventure Drive SE
Calgary, Alberta


Open every day, Willow Park Wine & Spirits is an excellent choice for single malt scotch. Chelsey Coulson, the event coordinator for Willow Park, can arrange two-hour tasting parties for you including cheese and baguettes. She works directly with buyer David Michiels who discusses with your group the history, aroma, and taste of each single malt scotch options.

Kensington Wine Market

1257 Kensington Road NW
Calgary, AB


Canada’s largest collection of single malts in the whole country is at Kensington Wine Market. Ran by Andrew Ferguson, Calgary’s Scotch Guy, his expertise is known throughout Canada. They will be hosting events this September for Scotch tastings.

Buchanans Chop House and Whisky Bar

738 3rd Avenue SW
Calgary, AB


Buchanan’s has one of the largest selections of scotch in the country, at over 200 single malt Scotch whiskies. Not even whisky connoisseur Don Tse, who previously had the Guinness world record for largest Scotch selection, has as many options as Buchanan’s. Head out on Whisky Wednesdays for flights of three one-ounce shots in their cozy wooden bar.

Vine Arts Wine & Spirits

1310 1st Street SW
Calgary, AB


For a great place to sample single malt scotch, try Vine Arts Wine & Spirits. Tour de Scotch is coming in November headed by Jesse Willis, who will discuss distilleries of Scotland, and you can sample various whiskies with appetizers from the Taste restaurant.  

Whether you want to attend the single malt scotch tasting events or stop in for a sample, these locations in Calgary will have the best selection and flavours.

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