SMWS 31.25 Banquet for The Wicker Man
This The Scotch Malt Whisky Society 31.25 Banquet for The Wicker Man is from my favourite distillery and although I have drank through a bottle I just realised that I hadn't posted my notes, only after drinking it again with Jon (@dvdbloke) at Dave's (@whiskyrepublic) house did I hunt out my notes.
This is very tasty and the name is very apt, the smouldering hay is really prominent in here, a cracking dram and a great example of single cask expressions from this distillery.
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Lightly smouldering hay bales in a bonfire, gentle woody smoke, lots of malty digestive biscuits and rich tea and floral gums with hints of Parma violets and orange peel tang
Tangy and more of that smouldering hay bales, floral notes, carnations and floral gums, more malty biscuits and tangy orange peel
Orange peel and floral gums, smouldering hay.
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