The Secret Society Keeping Watch Over Scotch
Posted On: June 9, 2016
Did you know there is a secret society that oversees the Scotch whisky industry? Most people don’t. But Jake Emen of Vice uncovers a little bit of the mystique of this exclusive sect, which keeps watch over Scotch.
The Secret Scotch Whisky Society You Never Knew Existed
By Jake Emen
There’s an exclusive secret society carefully keeping vigil over the Scotch whisky industry. Known as the Keepers of the Quaich, the organization maintains a very low public profile. A password-protected website offers only brief descriptions, peppered with words such as “exclusive,” “influential,” and “powerful.” It says only that its members have shown “outstanding commitment,” that they are “dedicated and passionate,” and that collectively they represent the “beating heart of the industry.”
So what in the world is it? Are we dealing with an imbibing Illuminati? A Scotch-soaked Skull and Bones? Read the entire article on Vice.