Glenrothes / Scotch Malt Whisky Society

SMWS 30.80 A Wicker Basket Full of Dark Pleasures Review

The Scotch Malt Whisky SocietyPart of a The Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottle that was shared by a small group of whisky bloggers and whisky fans this is 30.80 A Wicker Basket Full of Dark Pleasures.

I remember tasting this after the preview tasting in March (info here) and loving it so suggested teh share and i'm so glad i did this is a cracking fruity, chocolate dram full of yumminess.

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Tasting Notes & Details

Nose

There's a lovely fresh fruit basket note here first with a hint of spices and a dose of dark chocolate bounty, the coconut coming through lovely on this before the grated ginger comes through strongly

Palate

Fresh fruit basket comes through first then the grated ginger comes back with a twist of black pepper

Finish

Fresh fruit and tinned fruit syrup

Bottle Details

Bottle Name: SMWS 30.80 A Wicker Basket Full of Dark Pleasures
Age: 23
ABV: 54.90
Distiller: Glenrothes
Bottler: Scotch Malt Whisky Society
Type: Single Cask Single Malt
From: Scotland, Speyside
Posted: 03/11/2014 by Tom



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