Tasting Notes / Bottles by Scotch Malt Whisky Society



SMWS 7.90 Welcome Home
SMWS 7.90 Welcome Home

Another fabulous The Scotch Malt Whisky Society dram,this time the 7.90 Welcome Home

SMWS 7.95 Instant Relaxation and Comforting Warmth
SMWS 7.95 Instant Relaxation and Comforting Warmth

So i'm well on my way to getting to 100 Scotch Malt Whisky Society dram reviews in 2014 as i'm only 23 days in and this is review is the 8th Scotch Malt Whisky Society review i've posted in that time,

SMWS 70.15 Tasty and Mouth Puckering
SMWS 70.15 Tasty and Mouth Puckering

The last of three reviews today of drams from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society March outturn, this is 70.15 Tasty and Mouth Puckering .

SMWS 71.40 - Sticky Apricot tarts at an Indian market
SMWS 71.40 - Sticky Apricot tarts at an Indian market

Tasted during a recent trip to the The Scotch Malt Whisky Society venue at Queen Street in Edinburgh this is the 71.40 Sticky Apricot tarts at an Indian market.

SMWS 72.36 Holy Moly
SMWS 72.36 Holy Moly

Another from The Scotch Malt Whisky Society whisky for a year selection from this year as July's bottle was this 72.36 Holy Moly, one of only 51 bottles of this dram matured for 31 years.

SMWS 72.37 Early Morning Walk
SMWS 72.37 Early Morning Walk

I was lucky enough to try this The Scotch Malt Whisky Society 72.37 Early Morning Walk on a recent visit to Queen Street with some friends to celebrate my friends birthday.

SMWS 72.49 Totally scrummy
SMWS 72.49 Totally scrummy

This Scotch Malt Whisky Society 72.49 Totally scrummy was tasted as part of the first Whisky Roundtable event.

SMWS 73.55 Apples & Pears
SMWS 73.55 Apples & Pears

Yes, another Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottling this was tasted after the February 2014 Preview Tasting and was recommended by Angus who always pick me nice drams, this is the 73.55 Apples & Pears

SMWS 73.60 Watching the Monaco Grand Prix from a Rooftop Terrace
SMWS 73.60 Watching the Monaco Grand Prix from a Rooftop Terrace

Over the last couple of months life has been busy and i've not been updating this blog as often as i would have liked, you should find some more post coming more regularly over the coming weeks.

SMWS 73.61 A Work of Art
SMWS 73.61 A Work of Art

Thanks to Yoav (@yoavgel) from the Whisky Gospel blog for this sample of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society 73.61 A Work of Art which i'm sure Yoav gave me way back in August.

SMWS 73.66 Toffee and humbugs in a tea chest
SMWS 73.66 Toffee and humbugs in a tea chest

This Scotch Malt Whisky Society 73.66 Toffee and humbugs in a tea chest was a bottle a good friend still had and let me try recently.

SMWS 73.68 Summer Landscape With Woods
SMWS 73.68 Summer Landscape With Woods

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 99th post

SMWS 73.69 Dark Side Eclipsed by Sweet Joys
SMWS 73.69 Dark Side Eclipsed by Sweet Joys

I'm becoming more and more a fan of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottlings from this distillery

SMWS 76.108 Raspberry Ruffles
SMWS 76.108 Raspberry Ruffles

This dram from the distillery known as the Beast of Dufftown, is a perfect example of how brilliant single casks can be and how complex.

SMWS 76.110 Summer Fruit Salad With Cream
SMWS 76.110 Summer Fruit Salad With Cream

Another from The Scotch Malt Whisky Society whisky for a year selection from this year as July's bottle was this 76.110 Summer Fruit Salad With Cream .

SMWS 76.113 - John Barleycorn was a hero bold
SMWS 76.113 - John Barleycorn was a hero bold

Last night was the January Out-turn Preview Tasting at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society on Queen Street and I was lucky enough to head along with my good friends David and Steven to what was a cracker o

SMWS 76.115 Glamping in a Yurt
SMWS 76.115 Glamping in a Yurt

This Scotch Malt Whisky Society 76.115 Glamping in a Yurt is a brilliant example of both the amazing value at The Scotch Malt Whisky Society but also the quality.

SMWS 77.32 - Salivating Sweetness: Savoury Whispers
SMWS 77.32 - Salivating Sweetness: Savoury Whispers

Yet another from my tasting note vaults, this is the The Scotch Malt Whisky Society 77.32 Salivating Sweetness: Savoury Whispers

SMWS 85.27 Refreshing Elderflower Fizz
SMWS 85.27 Refreshing Elderflower Fizz

Another from last week when I poppedinto the Scotch Malt Whisky Society venue on Queen St in Edinburgh last week to meet London Venue Manager Joe McGirr (@smwslondon) for a couple of drams and catch u

SMWS 85.32 Grannies Behaving Badly (and madly!)
SMWS 85.32 Grannies Behaving Badly (and madly!)

Tasted as Part of the Big November List preview evening at Queen street this 85.32 Grannies Behaving Badly (and madly!) is from a distillery that i havent had much from .