SMWS B4.2 Intense Woody Spice and Perfumed Sweetness

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society I've had some differing experiences with Scotch Malt Whisky Society bourbons so when Ben (@ben_cops) from Bens Whisky Blog sent me this little sample of B4.2 Intense Woody Spice and Perfumed Sweetness I was intrigued and curious to try it.

This is interesting from the nose I would have said high wheat content as its really sweet but the palate has a lot of spice so you would think high rye content.

For a 3 year old whiskey this is really complex and has lots of layers on the palate, I'm still unsure in general on bourbon but this is seriously challenging my palate to a fight and winning, it's delicious and I just want to nose it all night.

Another cracking choice from the The Scotch Malt Whisky Society.

Thanks again to Ben for the sample.


My initial reaction was yum, there's s light sugary sweetness like butterscotch or muscovado sugar then floral gums or sweet perfume, like an older persons floral perfume not the musky kind, a light hint of glue/acetone, along with s touch of lightly toasted cashew nuts, some honey and beeswax just creeping in too

Sweet but with a real hit of glue/acetone from the high ABV sweet floral gums but they're on a wooden plate it's got a hint of that butterscotch also but a kick of gentle spices is lingering around my mouth, some dark fruits with cinnamon and nutmeg too, delicious and complex

Tangy, spicy, floral

Bottle Name: SMWS B4.2 Intense Woody Spice and Perfumed Sweetness
Age: 3
ABV: 61.30
Distiller: FEW
Bottler: Scotch Malt Whisky Society
Type: Bourbon
From: USA, Not Scottish

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