Tasting Notes / Bottles by Scotch Malt Whisky Society



SMWS 42.14 Hot Water Bottle
SMWS 42.14 Hot Water Bottle

Back in the early part of 2014 I stated that i wanted to review 100 The Scotch Malt Whisky Society expressions in 2014, and I thought recently that I wouldn't make it but this 96th post

SMWS 42.16 what it says on the tin
SMWS 42.16 what it says on the tin

Tasted as Part of the Big November List preview evening at Queen street this 42.16 what it says on the tin might not taste or smell like ronseal but it's a cracker.

SMWS 42.29 Marvellous maritime margaritas
SMWS 42.29 Marvellous maritime margaritas

This Scotch Malt Whisky Society 42.29 Marvellous maritime margaritas was tasted as part of the first Whisky Roundtable event.

SMWS 44.52 - The artist, the brewer and the baker
SMWS 44.52 - The artist, the brewer and the baker

Yet another Tweet Tasting hosted by The Whisky Wire (@TheWhiskyWire) this time of the utterly fantastic Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottlings.

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

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 46.26 Killer Bee Surf Wax
SMWS 46.26 Killer Bee Surf Wax

Another The Scotch Malt Whisky Society review thanks to Barry (@thewhiskyphiles) from the Whisky Philes Blog who passed me this sample as part of the effort to get me to 100 in 2014.

SMWS 48.19 - Magners Farewell
SMWS 48.19 - Magners Farewell

So it turns out that Speed tasting is actually quite good fun, read more here, and this was the only one i hadn't previously reviewed.

SMWS 48.27 - Honey Roast Vegetables
SMWS 48.27 - Honey Roast Vegetables

Another stunning dram from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society,

SMWS 48.33 - Marshmallows and Chocolate Eclairs
SMWS 48.33 - Marshmallows and Chocolate Eclairs

Yet another Tweet Tasting hosted by The Whisky Wire (@TheWhiskyWire) this time of the utterly fantastic Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottlings.

SMWS 48.42 Grown Up Ice Lollies
SMWS 48.42 Grown Up Ice Lollies

Another of my recent Scotch Malt Whisky Society purchases, this is 48.42 Grown Up Ice Lollies

SMWS 5.34 - A chameleon that cant sit still
SMWS 5.34 - A chameleon that cant sit still

A recent trip to the Scotch Malt Whisky Society on Queen Street in Edinburgh

SMWS 5.36 - Rubbing White Tiger Balm on Your Forehead
SMWS 5.36 - Rubbing White Tiger Balm on Your Forehead

Part of a short series of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottlings this dram, the 5.36

SMWS 5.41 Vibrant Lively and zingy
SMWS 5.41 Vibrant Lively and zingy

A wee trip to the Scotch Malt Whisky Society always means the chance to try something new and exciting, this time it was 5.41 Vibrant Lively and zingy a 13 year old lowlander, and one worth looking ou

SMWS 5.46 Peachy and Perky
SMWS 5.46 Peachy and Perky

Tasted as Part of the Big November List preview evening at Queen street this 5.46 Peachy and Perky was one i jumped at from the list.

SMWS 5.48 Stave New World
SMWS 5.48 Stave New World

Thanks to Andy (@andysinc41) for this sample of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society 5.48 Stave New World from one of my favourite distilleries.

SMWS 5.53 Exotic Fruits and Eastern Spice
SMWS 5.53 Exotic Fruits and Eastern Spice

This Scotch Malt Whisky Society 5.53 Exotic fruits and Eastern spice a 16 year old dram matured for 14 years in ex bourbon then 2 years in ex sauternes

SMWS 50.53 - Monster Mango and Melon
SMWS 50.53 - Monster Mango and Melon

Tasted during a recent trip to the The Scotch Malt Whisky Society venue at Queen Street in Edinburgh this is the SMWS 50.53 named Monster Mango and Melon.

SMWS 50.58 A Seesaw of Spring Cleaning and Scones
SMWS 50.58 A Seesaw of Spring Cleaning and Scones

Another from The Scotch Malt Whisky Society whisky for a year selection from this year as September's bottle was this 50.58 A Seesaw of Spring Cleaning and Scones from what could possible be called a

SMWS 50.71 Alfresco Brunch
SMWS 50.71 Alfresco Brunch

Tasted as Part of the Big November List preview evening at Queen street this 50.71 Alfresco Brunch was one another from a Lowland distillery i've not had enough from.