Glenglassaugh / Scotch Malt Whisky Society

SMWS 21.28 Relaxing in a Tropical Garden Review

The Scotch Malt Whisky SocietyFirst up on the #SMWSblind at the The Scotch Malt Whisky Society in London organised by Joe McGirr (@smwslondon) and hosted by John McCheyne (@SMWSAmbassador) was this 21.28 Relaxing in a Tropical Garden.

I don't think anyone didn't like this one, and we were all tasting blind, the guesses were all fun but none of us thought it would as old as this dram was, it's a beautiful dram that really comes together nicely and was a fantastic start to a tasting.

Many thanks to Joe McGirr (@smwslondon) and John (@SMWSAmbassador) and to the The Scotch Malt Whisky Society for their kind hospitality and for some truely wonderful whiskies.

Tasting Notes & Details


The first thing that hits your nostrils is fruit and lots of it followed by a woody note of gentle oak then demerera sugar, marzipan and lyons midget gems with hints of acrylic glue in here also


Demerera sugar and fruit cake spices mix with oilyness, woodiness and a hint of mint


hints of spices and brown sugar

Bottle Details

Bottle Name: SMWS 21.28 Relaxing in a Tropical Garden
Age: 37
ABV: 48.10
Distiller: Glenglassaugh
Bottler: Scotch Malt Whisky Society
Type: Single Cask Single Malt
From: Scotland, Speyside
Posted: 23/03/2014 by Tom

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