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Glenturret 26yr (Hunter Laing)
Glenturret 26yr (Hunter Laing)

This is a really interesting dram bottled by the distillers for Hunter Laing, so quite an unusual bottling which is not really an independent bottling and not really an official bottling.

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 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 63.28 Cherry Blossom Painting
SMWS 63.28 Cherry Blossom Painting

I was lucky to pop into 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 up.

SMWS 66.35 Savoury smoke and spicy sweetness
SMWS 66.35 Savoury smoke and spicy sweetness

This Scotch Malt Whisky Society dram came from Danny Williamson (@dramstats) from Dramstats and had been sitting in my to do pile for quite a while and i finally got round to it last week.

SMWS 39.92 Dessert Wine & A Smoking Jacket
SMWS 39.92 Dessert Wine & A Smoking Jacket

This Scotch Malt Whisky Society dram came from Ben Cops (@ben_cops) of Bens Whisky Blog who had I had assisted in buying a few bottles,. although he has joined himself now so i'm looking forward to se

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,

Royal Lochnagar Triple Matured Edition
Royal Lochnagar Triple Matured Edition

This Royal Lochnagar Triple Matured Edition is from the new series of drams exclusively for Friends of the Classic Malts, the first two releases being this Royal Lochnagar and the Talisker i reviewed

Talisker Triple Matured Edition
Talisker Triple Matured Edition

This Talisker Triple Matured Edition is from the new series of drams exclusively for Friends of the Classic Malts, the first two releases being this Talisker and a Royal Lochnagar, which I will post a

Caperdonich 19 Year Old (Lady of the Glen)
Caperdonich 19 Year Old (Lady of the Glen)

Another fairly new Independant bottler Lady of the Glen have released a really interesting range of drams recently with this Caperdonich 19 Year Old being amongst them.

Discovery Road Four Lions 58%
Discovery Road Four Lions 58%

It's fantastic to see new independant bottlers and when that independant bottler is the very awesome Dominic Roskrow (@whiskytasting), who is widely remembered for his books and time working for Whisk

Discovery Road Courage 14 Year Old
Discovery Road Courage 14 Year Old

It's fantastic to see new independant bottlers and when that independant bottler is the very awesome Dominic Roskrow (@whiskytasting), who is widely remembered for his books and time working for Whisk

Discovery Road Smile 100% Rye
Discovery Road Smile 100% Rye

It's fantastic to see new independant bottlers and when that independant bottler is the very awesome Dominic Roskrow (@whiskytasting), who is widely remembered for his books and time working for Whisk

Sainsburys Taste The Difference 12yr Speyside
Sainsburys Taste The Difference 12yr Speyside

I'm always happy to try some interesting drams and this Sainsburys Taste The Difference 12yr Speyside certainly falls into that category.

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

Heartwood Release The Beast
Heartwood Release The Beast

Just before Christmas i tasted this Heartwood Release The Beast as part of the Festive Drams tweet tasting from Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) from The Whisky Wire and Arkwrights.

Amrut Kadhambam
Amrut Kadhambam

Just before Christmas i tasted this Amrut Kadhambam as part of the Festive Drams tweet tasting from Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) from The Whisky Wire and Arkwrights.

Glendronach 15 Year Old
Glendronach 15 Year Old

Just before Christmas i tasted this Glendronach 15 Year Old as part of the Festive Drams tweet tasting from Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) from The Whisky Wire and Arkwrights.

Penderyn Sherrywood
Penderyn Sherrywood

Just before Christmas i tasted this Penderyn Sherrywood as part of the Festive Drams tweet tasting from Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) from The Whisky Wire and Arkwrights.

Hibiki 12 Year Old
Hibiki 12 Year Old

Just before Christmas i tasted this Hibiki 12 Year Old as part of the Festive Drams tweet tasting from Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) from The Whisky Wire and Arkwrights.