Tasting Notes / Reviews By Date



Jameson Original
Jameson Original

This Jameson Original 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 a ful

SMWS 53.201 True Love on a Pebble Beach
SMWS 53.201 True Love on a Pebble Beach

The fifth dram from the Livingston Whisky Club tasting at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society at Queen Streethosted by the wonderful Annabel Meikle (@thewhiskybelle) was 53.201 True Love on a Pebble Beach.

SMWS 26.93 Cottage Garden Beside a Church
SMWS 26.93 Cottage Garden Beside a Church

The first dram from the Livingston Whisky Club tasting at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society at Queen Streethosted by the wonderful Annabel Meikle (@thewhiskybelle) was 26.93 Cottage Garden Beside a Churc

SMWS 35.60 Dream-catcher dram
SMWS 35.60 Dream-catcher dram

The first dram from the Livingston Whisky Club tasting at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society at Queen Streethosted by the wonderful Annabel Meikle (@thewhiskybelle) was 35.60 Dream-catcher dram.

William Lawsons Blend
William Lawsons Blend

How many of you have in the past.

Caol Ila 12 Year Old
Caol Ila 12 Year Old

This is one of those drams that as a serious whisky drinker you really should be trying at some point, unless you don't like peat - in that case don't bother, as this Caol Ila 12 Year Old

SMWS 121.67 Energising & Enigmatic
SMWS 121.67 Energising & Enigmatic

Yet another interesting once from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society this is the 121.67 - Energising & Enigmatic

SMWS 121.64 Maggie Thatcher at the Funfair
SMWS 121.64 Maggie Thatcher at the Funfair

Another cracker from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society this is the wonderfully titled 121.64 Maggie Thatcher at the Funfair is fabulous too

Robbie Douglas Islay Malt 22 Year Old
Robbie Douglas Islay Malt 22 Year Old

A while Back David Carson (@TIA568B) sent me a sample of a 21 Year Old North British Grain from independant bottlers Robbie Douglas which was superb so when i was offered the chance to sample and revi

Littlemill 21 Year Old (Lady of the Glen)
Littlemill 21 Year Old (Lady of the Glen)

This is the second release from Lady of the Glen that i've had the pleasure of trying, and a really lovely dram it is too.

Master of Malt 60 Year Old Speyside
Master of Malt 60 Year Old Speyside

This is the oldest whisky i have ever had the pleasure of tasting, with this particular dram having been distilled in 1954.

SMWS 53.196 Waiting for the Ambulance
SMWS 53.196 Waiting for the Ambulance

From March's Scotch Malt Whisky Society outturn this is 53.196 Waiting for the Ambulance

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 35.108 - A Feast of Flavours
SMWS 35.108 - A Feast of Flavours

From March's Scotch Malt Whisky Society outturn this is 35.108 - A Feast of Flavours

SMWS 39.93 - Pork Chops in Red Wine Sauce
SMWS 39.93 - Pork Chops in Red Wine Sauce

From March's Scotch Malt Whisky Society outturn this is 39.93 - Pork Chops in Red Wine Sauce

SMWS 41.58 - Juicy, Juicy, tart and fruity
SMWS 41.58 - Juicy, Juicy, tart and fruity

From March's Scotch Malt Whisky Society outturn this is 41.58 - Juicy, Juicy, tart and fruity

Tomatin Decades
Tomatin Decades

Another outstanding dram from Tomatin this time the Tomatin Decades, thanks to Ben (@ben_cops) from Bens Whisky Blog for the sample.

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

Glen Scotia 2001 Cask Sample
Glen Scotia 2001 Cask Sample

For my first review I was unsure where to begin but as events unfolded last week it soon became obvious where to start

SMWS - Somerset Cider Brandy Cask 1
SMWS - Somerset Cider Brandy Cask 1

Well it turns out over the years the Scotch Malt Whisky Society have occasionally bottled some weird and wonderful things as shown by this Somerest Cider Brandy Cask 1 bottling.