Carolyn is a continuing whiskey judge for San Francisco Whiskies of the World Competition, Spirits judge for SIP magazine, and Head Judge for Seattle World Whisky Day awards competition. She is also a judge for national and regional whiskey cocktail competitions.
Carolyn is an established whisky educator and has received several designations from the Council of Whiskey Masters. In September of 2022, Carolyn will be traveling to the Highlands of Scotland as a candidate for the certification of Master of Scotch Whisky.
Carolyn is the Whisky Sommelier of Seattle Whisky Club, founder of the Seattle Whisky Society, and COO of Women Who Whiskey Seattle.
You can read more about Carolyn’s whiskey career and adventures in the June 2022 issue of Seattle Magazine, as well as the March 2022 issue #16 full feature in American Whiskey Magazine. She is also featured in a 2022 multi-segmented profile with KOMO’s Seattle Refined.
Outside of the Whisky world, Carolyn is a multi-award winning environmental and animal conservationist and when she can find some time to relax you will find her with a dram in hand and in the great outdoors with her tow amazing rescue dogs named Peat and Barley.