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The Scotch Malt Whisky Society Cashback

Save money whilst shopping with The Scotch Malt Whisky Society cashback! Simply click get cashback, shop as normal and earn rewards in your Quidco account.

About The Scotch Malt Whisky Society

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society is a club unlike any other. As well as being a place to connect with other like-minded whisky lovers, we are also internationally renowned for our mission: to provide our members with an adventurous and fun journey of discovery of the world's widest collection of single cask whiskies.

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Last updated Nov. 28, 2022



15% cashback

for new memberships

Expires in 13 days
Expires in 13 days

9% cashback

for a membership renewal

Expires in 13 days
Expires in 13 days

3% cashback

for product purchases

Expires in 13 days
Expires in 13 days

When will I get my cashback?

  • Purchase
  • Tracked in
    <Less than 24 hours
  • Pays within
    3 months

Cashback do's and don'ts


  • Cashback is not paid on VAT, delivery charges and any other additional fees, occasionally some may pay cashback on the full basket amount. When a minimum spend threshold is required to be eligible for cashback, retailers do not count VAT and fees in the total spend amount
  • Cashback can be earned simply by clicking through to the merchant and shopping as normal
  • Cashback is available on genuine, tracked purchases completed immediately and wholly online
  • Purchases at this merchant should appear as pending within 24 hours. They will remain at this status until the merchant confirms the purchase is eligible for cashback. Once this happens your purchase will reach the ‘confirmed’ status on your account
  • Most transactions from merchants track successfully, occasionally a transaction may not get reported. If you believe this to be the case, please submit a "Missing Cashback" claim within 45 days of the transaction.
  • Cashback may initially track at a lower or higher rate and update to the correct rate on confirmation
  • Cashback is not issued by the merchant. If you have any queries regarding cashback or payments, please contact Quidco Customer Support directly and not the merchant
  • Even though we do our best to keep the information on this page up to date, it may be out of date from time to time.
  • If you purchase products across multiple cashback rates in one session, the lowest rate will track against the full 'basket' amount
  • Cashback will only track if the merchant can track your purchase to us. This means that you must click the 'Get Cashback link', go straight through to the merchant website and make the purchase in the same session without exiting your internet browser
  • The merchant reserves all rights to take action (including legal action) as is considered necessary in its sole discretion in order to prevent or redress any fraudulent or otherwise unlawful use of their website
  • The cashback offered is only available as shown at the time and the merchant reserves the right to withdraw their offering at any time
  • Cashback rates are subject to change and may increase or decrease at any time


  • Cashback is not available on Bonkers for Conkers purchases
  • If you apply an additional discount that reduces your overall purchase price, this may cause your cashback to be declined or reduced. e.g Voucher codes, student discount, staff discount
  • If you pay for your purchase using gift card
  • If you purchase a gift card & gift vouchers
  • If your purchase is not fully completed online
  • If you participate in any other offer/ promotion that is not covered in the retailer Cashback rates

Helpful Information

Shopping The Scotch Malt Whisky Society

Walk into any bar these days and look at the bulging shelf of whiskies on display and it’s pretty much impossible to imagine what it would have been like in the early 1980s – but it would have been a very different scene, and a very bare shelf, by comparison.

In the late 1970s single malt Scotch whisky was hard to come by outside of a few of the bigger names such as Glenfiddich and Glenlivet. Most of any distillery’s product was passed on to blenders to be mixed with grain whisky, providing the world its Johnnie Walker, Ballantine’s, Bell’s, Grouse or Teacher’s.

Whisky taken from a single cask was unheard of.

That was until a group of friends in Edinburgh discovered how much better the drink tasted when it was drawn straight from the cask, without any form of blending, filtration or dilution.

As word of mouth spread about their discovery and the group started to source more single casks from different distilleries, they decided to form a club to allow other people to discover the complexity and flavours of single cask single malts.

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS) was born, and the year was 1983.

Since then, the SMWS has been sharing the whisky love with a growing membership of adventurous and curious enthusiasts who have come to appreciate not only the craft and individuality of single malt bottlings, but the opportunity to discover, learn, appreciate and discuss their experiences in a club full of kindred spirits.

Over 35 years on, the Society now has around 26,000 members in the UK and around the world, three Members’ Rooms in Edinburgh and London, a network of international branches from the US to Japan, China and Australia and beyond, and around 100 specially chosen partner bars.

As well as offering members access to around 25 new single cask malts every month, the Society has a programme of tasting events, pop-up bars, a presence at whisky festivals around the world and an award-winning members magazine, Unfiltered.

From humble origins in Edinburgh, the SMWS is now the world’s leading whisky club but the ethos of sharing and appreciating the world’s best whisky hasn’t changed. Whether it’s in person at The Vaults in Edinburgh or a member from halfway across the world the Society has always been as much about bringing people together as it’s been about whisky.

Everyone’s invited to join in because we know our whisky discoveries taste even better when shared.