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Swedish Membership - Frequently Asked Questions

How do I access and order SMWS whiskies?
  • SMWS releases 20+ whiskies on the First Friday of each month.
  • Members can visit https://www.smws.com or call +44 (0)131 555 2929 from 9am UK-time to order. SMWS delivers your special whiskies direct to your door (no need to visit Systembolaget), typically within 3-5 days, which includes Swedish taxes.
What about Swedish taxes?
  • SMWS is registered for Distance Selling in Sweden so whiskies are delivered direct to your door (no need to visit Systembolaget), typically within 3-5 days, and we take care of all the Swedish excise and taxes.
What are the SMWS benefits for Swedish members?
  • Swedish members get access to 20+ new whiskies each month, which we will delivery directly to your door (no need to visit Systembolaget), inclusive of Swedish taxes and typically within 3-5 days.
  • Members can attend regular local SMWS tastings and you can also bring guests. We are starting in Stockholm, with Gothenburg and the North to follow soon. Check out the Swedish tastings at www.smws.com/events/locations/sweden which is regularly updated.
  • Members can visit local SMWS Partner bar, Ardbeg Embassy in Stockholm, to sample SMWS malts at preferential dram prices. We will update you when new bars are live.
  • Members can visit SMWS at local whisky festivals, which we will inform you about via email and on Facebook – follow us at www.facebook.com/SMWSSweden/.
How do we communicate with Swedish members?
  • We send weekly emails with the latest single cask offers, new products and tasting event information; Unfiltered magazine will be posted, once a quarter, to your address; We invite you to chat on www.facebook.com/SMWSSweden/ or call the team to discuss your next whisky order from 9am UK-time at +44 (0)131 555 2929.
Who are the Swedish SMWS Ambassadors?
  • We have a great local team of Patrik Axelsson (smwssweden@gmail.com) and Mats Lihnell as National Ambassadors, Patrik Brukner (Gothenburg) and Tommy Calner (the North). You can meet them at local whisky tastings and festivals.
How do I renew my membership?
  • We will email you a reminder when your membership renewal is due but you can renew at any time. Just log in to www.smws.com , select Membership from top navigation of the website and choose Renew Membership product.
  • Or simply log in and click on RENEW at the top of the page next to your details.
  • We will also offer you renewal whisky offers which will be communicated in your reminder email as well as early-bird offer on renewal price.
How do I contact the Society in Sweden?
  • If you would like to discuss any of these details in Swedish, feel free to contact Patrik and Mats at smwssweden@gmail.com