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Glencadam 22 yr Rare Casks (Abbey Whisky)
Glencadam 22 yr Rare Casks (Abbey Whisky)

I loved the previous Rare Casks series from Abbey Whisky so was really excited to try this Glencadam 22 Year Old.

SMWS 59.48 - A sensory journey
SMWS 59.48 - A sensory journey

This 59.48 - A sensory journey was tasted at the beginning of the month when I went along to the Scotch Malt Whisky Society's clans and drams opening feast at the vaults in Edinburgh with my good frie

SMWS 36.74 - Whiter than White
SMWS 36.74 - Whiter than White

This 36.74 - Whiter than White was tasted at the beginning of the month when I went along to the Scotch Malt Whisky Society's clans and drams opening feast at the vaults in Edinburgh with my good frie

SMWS 93.58 - A manly adventure
SMWS 93.58 - A manly adventure

This 93.58 - A manly adventure was tasted at the beginning of the month when I went along to the Scotch Malt Whisky Society's clans and drams opening feast at the vaults in Edinburgh with my good frie

SMWS 4.191 -  A Romp in the Heather
SMWS 4.191 - A Romp in the Heather

This 4.191 - A Romp in the Heather was tasted at the beginning of the month when I went along to the Scotch Malt Whisky Society's clans and drams opening feast at the vaults in Edinburgh with my good

SMWS 44.61 - Flower bouquet with a love note
SMWS 44.61 - Flower bouquet with a love note

This 44.61 - Flower bouquet with a love note was tasted at the beginning of the month when I went along to the Scotch Malt Whisky Society's clans and drams opening feast at the vaults in Edinburgh wit

Bowmore Gold Reef
Bowmore Gold Reef

This Bowmore Gold Reef is part of the new Travel Retail series from Bowmore.

Bowmore White Sands 17 Year Old
Bowmore White Sands 17 Year Old

This Bowmore White Sands is part of the new Travel Retail series from Bowmore and the only one of the three new expressions to carry an age statement.

Bowmore Black Rock
Bowmore Black Rock

This Bowmore Black Rock is part of the new Travel Retail series from Bowmore.

Tomatin 2000 Port Finish Cask #36406
Tomatin 2000 Port Finish Cask #36406

I was lucky enough to win a sample of this dram from the Tomatin newletter.

Tomatin 14 Year Old Port Finish
Tomatin 14 Year Old Port Finish

One of the latest additions to the Tomatin range this is the 14 year old port finish.

Glen Garioch 1998 Wine Cask Matured
Glen Garioch 1998 Wine Cask Matured

When you manage to get the chance to do a blind tasting of something new and exciting then you really cant say no can you so finally after getting my exam out the way heres my notes and guess for the

Cù Bòcan 1989
Cù Bòcan 1989

The second release from the Cù Bòcan from Tomatin distillery, this 1989 vintage peated variant really is a cracker.

SMWS 129.1 A Smoky, Peachy, Yoghurt of Loveliness
SMWS 129.1 A Smoky, Peachy, Yoghurt of Loveliness

The sixth dram of the night on the #SMWSblind at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society in London organised by Joe McGirr (@smwslondon) and hosted by John McCheyne (@SMWSAmbassador) was this 129.1 A Smoky, Pe

SMWS R2.3 Visiting A Gothic Art Gallery
SMWS R2.3 Visiting A Gothic Art Gallery

The fifth dram of the night on the #SMWSblind at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society in London organised by Joe McGirr (@smwslondon) and hosted by John McCheyne (@SMWSAmbassador) was this R2.3 Visting A Go

SMWS 46.22 An Italian Kitchen
SMWS 46.22 An Italian Kitchen

The Second dram of the night on the #SMWSblind at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society in Lodon organised by Joe McGirr (@smwslondon) and hosted by John McCheyne (@SMWSAmbassador) was this 46.22 An Italian

SMWS 21.28 Relaxing in a Tropical Garden
SMWS 21.28 Relaxing in a Tropical Garden

First up on the #SMWSblind at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society in Lodon organised by Joe McGirr (@smwslondon) and hosted by John McCheyne (@SMWSAmbassador) was this 21.28 Relaxing in a Tropical Garden.

Wemyss Malts Lord Elcho 15 Year Old
Wemyss Malts Lord Elcho 15 Year Old

As new Technology meets every industry, including this one as I post this review from the train using mobile internet somewhere in the ether between Newcastle and Darlington,

SMWS 116.17 Pin Ball Wizard in Japanese Tea House
SMWS 116.17 Pin Ball Wizard in Japanese Tea House

The second of two Japanese Scotch Malt Whisky Society drams provided as samples from the very awesome Joe McGirr (@smwslondon) from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society's London venue.

Jameson Rarest Vintage Reserve
Jameson Rarest Vintage Reserve

This Rarest Vintage Reserve was tasted as part of a Twitter Tasting held by Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) from The Whisky Wire, he unfortuanately took unwell just before it and we would like to wish him