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A Society Share With The #WhiskyFabric Review

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society A night out at the The Scotch Malt Whisky Society with the awesome #Whiskyfabric guys Yoav (@yoavgel), Chris (@chrismiles303), Erik (@thewhiskykiwi) and I where we took part in the #SocietyShare (groups of 4 or more pay £35 each for a bar meal plus a total of 3x200ml bottles to be split between the group with a dram from each and the rest of the 200ml - usually 100ml if you're a group of 4 - going home with you)

3 cracking drams, from a selection of literaly hundreds took us the longest part of the evening but we were definitely happy with the choices we made.

Yet another reason to join the The Scotch Malt Whisky Society

SMWS 119.10 - I Wish it Could be Christmas Every Day Review

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The Scotch Malt Whisky Society This The Scotch Malt Whisky Society 119.10 - I Wish it Could be Christmas Every Day was one that Yoav (@yoavgel), Chris (@chrismiles303), Erik (@thewhiskykiwi) and I selected as part of the #SocietyShare (groups of 4 or more pay £35 each for a bar meal plus a total of 3x200ml bottles to be split between the group with a dram from each and the rest of the 200ml - usually 100ml if you're a group of 4 - going home with you)

A very interesting one this one, it looks like cola it's so dark, the sherry influence is soo strong in this, and it is a seriously glorious dram

Another reason to join the The Scotch Malt Whisky Society

Tasting Notes & Details

Nose

The nose on this makes your mouth water its flat sugary cola (also in colour) with sherry soaked raisins with dark prunes and hints of dried fig then theres gentle vanilla and cremola foam in here also

Palate

Dark prunes begin here then it moves to more of a ginger and lots of vanilla here

Finish

Cremola foam and prunes

Bottle Details

Bottle Name: SMWS 119.10 - I Wish it Could be Christmas Every Day
Age: 19
ABV: 62.60
Distiller: Yamazaki
Bottler: Scotch Malt Whisky Society
Type: Single Cask Single Malt
From: Japan, No Defined Scottish Region
Posted: 19/08/2014 by Tom

SMWS 33.76 - A civilised Scout Camp Review

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The Scotch Malt Whisky Society This The Scotch Malt Whisky Society 33.76 - A civilised Scout Camp was one that Yoav (@yoavgel), Chris (@chrismiles303), Erik (@thewhiskykiwi) and I selected as part of the #SocietyShare (groups of 4 or more pay £35 each for a bar meal plus a total of 3x200ml bottles to be split between the group with a dram from each and the rest of the 200ml - usually 100ml if you're a group of 4 - going home with you)

Very unlike the normal ashiness of this distillery it is lemony and almost lemon juice coated seafood with an earthiness, lovely stuff

Another reason to join the The Scotch Malt Whisky Society

Tasting Notes & Details

Nose

Soapy bubbles with citrus notes of lemon and pink grapefruit before fresh vanilla pod and gentle notes of sweet bananas before the earthy sweet smoke kicks in and takes over

Palate

Lots of chalky parma violets with lemongrass and fresh lemon juice mixing with earthy smoke

Finish

Fresh and lemony smoke with hints of seaweed

Bottle Details

Bottle Name: SMWS 33.76 - A civilised Scout Camp
Age: 10
ABV: 56.30
Distiller: Ardbeg
Bottler: Scotch Malt Whisky Society
Type: Single Cask Single Malt
From: Scotland, Islay
Posted: 19/08/2014 by Tom

SMWS 93.38 - Stirs the Atavistic Soul Review

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The Scotch Malt Whisky Society This The Scotch Malt Whisky Society 93.38 - Stirs the Atavistic Soul was one that Yoav (@yoavgel), Chris (@chrismiles303), Erik (@thewhiskykiwi) and I selected as part of the #SocietyShare (groups of 4 or more pay £35 each for a bar meal plus a total of 3x200ml bottles to be split between the group with a dram from each and the rest of the 200ml - usually 100ml if you're a group of 4 - going home with you)

A distillery that I consistently get lots of engine oil and meatiness from this was a really nice choice as our starter dram, and one that if you see around anywhere i would happily recommend you pick up.

Another reason to join the The Scotch Malt Whisky Society

Tasting Notes & Details

Nose

The nose on this starts off for me with gentle engine oil warm and used with metallic chunks, the sherry influence is almost coca cola like with hints of artificial vanilla extract and then lots of meatiness joined by a hint of fresh fruit salad.

Palate

Meaty and engine oil with gentle fresh fruits and vanilla essence with hints of butter scotch angel delight

Finish

Sweet but drying with smacks of potato salad and meat sauce

Bottle Details

Bottle Name: SMWS 93.38 - Stirs the Atavistic Soul
Age: 17
ABV: 58.00
Distiller: Glen Scotia
Bottler: Scotch Malt Whisky Society
Type: Single Cask Single Malt
From: Scotland, Campbeltown
Posted: 19/08/2014 by Tom





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