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

Cu Dhub Black Whisky
Cu Dhub Black Whisky

This Cu Dhub (Black Dog) is an interesting beast, seriously carameled to get that dark colour this really isn't great stuff, really bitter and full of quite of sweetness on the nose.

SMWS 52.20 All Day American Breakfast in the Garden
SMWS 52.20 All Day American Breakfast in the Garden

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 95th post

Woodford Reserve (Batch 85)
Woodford Reserve (Batch 85)

I'm still getting through my backlog of samples and this Woodford Reserve (batch 85) sample came from Adrian (@mynameisgone) from Whisky Chronicle blog.

SMWS 100.11 Picnic Party Dram
SMWS 100.11 Picnic Party Dram

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 94th post (thanks to Bar

SMWS 39.99 Springtime in Andalucia
SMWS 39.99 Springtime in Andalucia

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 93rd post (thanks to Bar

Glenfiddich 125 Anniversary
Glenfiddich 125 Anniversary

This is an interesting one as i've tasted this a few tiems at work but never been able to buy a bottle so when Barry (@thewhiskyphiles) from The Whisky Philes blog was doing a bottle share i couldn't

Aultmore 1998 Cask Sample
Aultmore 1998 Cask Sample

During my recent #Lastgreatmalts trip one of the drams i was lucky enough to try was this Single Cask Aultmore from 1998 valinched straight out of the cask at Aberlour Distillery.

SMWS 4.188 A Ploughmans Picnic
SMWS 4.188 A Ploughmans Picnic

This sample, from my good friend Adrian (@Mynameisgone) from Whisky Chronicle blog, of this The Scotch Malt Whisky Society 4.188 A Ploughman's Picnic i've had for a wee while now and finally getting r

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.

Lagavulin Feis Ile 2014
Lagavulin Feis Ile 2014

Thanks to Steve (@steveprentice) from Somerset Whisky for sharing this lagavulin 2014 Feis Ile bottle with me.

SMWS 59.47 A Dram for Shirley Valentine
SMWS 59.47 A Dram for Shirley Valentine

Another The Scotch Malt Whisky Society mini this time bought around 6 months ago as part of the mini and mug selection which they had at the venuews, a fabulous little 59.47 A Dram for Shirley a Valen

SMWS 125.58 A Picket Fence Round an Orchard
SMWS 125.58 A Picket Fence Round an Orchard

During a recent visit to the Queen Street venue of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society my wife bought a mini and a bottle to put away for my Christmas, the mini being this 125.58 A Picket Fence Round an Or

Auchentoshan 1988 Wine Finish
Auchentoshan 1988 Wine Finish

Thanks to Steve (@steveprentice) from Somerset Whisky for sharing some of this lovely 1988 Auchentoshan Wine Finish with me.

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 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.

Glenmorangie Dornoch
Glenmorangie Dornoch

This Glenmorangie Dornoch is the Travel Retail exclusive release from Glenmorangie and is named as such as the distillery sits on the banks of Dornoch Firth.

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 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 37.56 Sweet Tart and Spicy
SMWS 37.56 Sweet Tart and Spicy

Always loving trying a The Scotch Malt Whisky Society whisky thats from a distillery that i haven't tried single cask whisky from so this 37.56 Sweet Tart and Spicy was a welcome treat.