Continuing its celebration of the important contributions that Scottish immigrants made to early Arizona, The Scotch Library at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa provides both aficionados and those new to Scotch with the opportunity to select from more than 150 different labels.

Westin Kierland Scotch Library
As a part of its ongoing Scotch program, the Resort hosts both Friday evening tastings as well as Master Tastings, hour-long events that feature entertaining, subject matter experts representing leading Scotch producers. Each Master Tasting event begins at 6:30 p.m. and is priced at $50 per person, which includes light food pairings.
October 16
John Trainer
Glenmorangie 18 year, La Santa, Nectar d’Or, Quinta Ruban

November 13
Mitch Bechard
Glenfiddich 12 year, 15 year, 18 year, Cask of Dreams

December 12
Tom Turner
Oban 14 year, 18 year, Talisker Distillers Edition, Talisker 18 year

The Scotch Library is open from 5 – 9 p.m. nightly. Plus, at 6 p.m. on Friday evenings, the Resort hosts “An Evening of Scotches,” a tasting event featuring three selections of Scotch. Guests will learn about the differences between labels, unique aspects of the various whisky regions of Scotland and various ways to drink Scotch. “An Evening of Scotches” is priced at $45 per person.

Reservations are required for all Scotch tastings and can be made by calling 480-624-1202 or emailing