Tasting Notes / Bottles by Scotch Malt Whisky Society



SMWS 9.79 - Quiet Time Dram
SMWS 9.79 - Quiet Time Dram

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 9.80 A Rocking Chair Dram
SMWS 9.80 A Rocking Chair Dram

It's no secret that I'm totally a fan of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society and the quality drams that they produce so when the opportunity arose to sign up for their Whisky For A Year scheme, a bottle a

SMWS 9.82 Breathe in Long
SMWS 9.82 Breathe in Long

Another from The Scotch Malt Whisky Society whisky for a year selection from this year as November's bottle was this 9.82 Breathe in Long, the second bottle we received this this distillery.

SMWS 9.91 A Whispering Dram
SMWS 9.91 A Whispering Dram

This was tasted as part of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society Glorious 12 Rare Whisky and Game Tapas tasting which i attended with some friend and this was 9.91 A whispering Dram which was served with Mal

SMWS 91.17 A Game of Two Halves
SMWS 91.17 A Game of Two Halves

Yet another first time from a distillery as i tried this 91.17 when I popped into the Scotch Malt Whisky Society venue on Queen St in Edinburgh last week to meet London Venue Manager Joe McGirr (@smws

SMWS 91.20 The Rumbling Thunder of Contentment
SMWS 91.20 The Rumbling Thunder of Contentment

Always great to taste some old whisky and this The Scotch Malt Whisky Society 91.20 The Rumbling Thunder of Contentment is only a couple of years younger than me.

SMWS 93.38 - Stirs the Atavistic Soul
SMWS 93.38 - Stirs the Atavistic Soul

This Scotch Malt Whisky Society 93.38 - Stirs the Atavistic Soul was one that Yoav yoavgel, Chris, Erik ) and I selected as part of the #SocietyShare

SMWS 93.57 Yo-ho-ho and a Bottle of This
SMWS 93.57 Yo-ho-ho and a Bottle of This

From March's Scotch Malt Whisky Society outturn this is 93.57 Yo-ho-ho and a Bottle of This

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 93.61 CalMac Welders Tea Break
SMWS 93.61 CalMac Welders Tea Break

Another The Scotch Malt Whisky Society dram this time the 93.61 CalMac Welder's Tea Break which was part of a bottle share offered by the awesome Barry (@TheWhiskyphiles) from The Whiskyphiles blog.

SMWS 96.7 - For a Sweet Tooth
SMWS 96.7 - For a Sweet Tooth

Part of a short series of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottlings this dram, the 9.67 For a Sweet Tooth comes from the current December out-turn which you can view here.

SMWS 96.8 Relaxing in an alpine meadow
SMWS 96.8 Relaxing in an alpine meadow

Tasted as Part of the Big November List preview evening at Queen street this 96.8 Relaxing in an alpine meadow is a distillery not often seen.

SMWS B3.1 A little box of treasures
SMWS B3.1 A little box of treasures

Yet another brand new Scotch Malt Whisky Society distillery number this is B3.1 A little box of treasures which happens to be a Bourbon.

SMWS B3.2 Ooey Gooey Cinnamon Bun
SMWS B3.2 Ooey Gooey Cinnamon Bun

Tasted as Part of the Big November List preview evening at Queen street this B3.2 Ooey Gooey Cinnamon Bun was an interesting start to the evening.

SMWS B4.2 Intense Woody Spice and Perfumed Sweetness
SMWS B4.2 Intense Woody Spice and Perfumed Sweetness

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.

SMWS G1.12 Mouth Puckering Sweetness
SMWS G1.12 Mouth Puckering Sweetness

Another from The Scotch Malt Whisky Society whisky for a year selection from this year as August's bottle was this G1.12 Mouth Puckering Sweetness 23 year old single grain.

SMWS G10.1 - Thanksgiving Dram
SMWS G10.1 - Thanksgiving Dram

Whilst typing out the rest of the single grain reviews i remembered i had yet to post to my notes from trying this dram at SMWS London

SMWS G10.2 - Sweet and substantial
SMWS G10.2 - Sweet and substantial

This single cask Single grain whisky was tasted as part of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society's Grain Week

SMWS G10.5 A Schweppervescence Moment
SMWS G10.5 A Schweppervescence Moment

Thanks to Dave (@whiskydiscovery) from the Whisky Discovery blog for this sample of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society G10.5 A Schweppervescence Moment, a sample i've had in the house for a while now.

SMWS G12.1 Oh so sweet
SMWS G12.1 Oh so sweet

A brand new Scotch Malt Whisky Society distillery number this is G12.1 Oh so sweet from a Japanese distillery.