Cooley / Scotch Malt Whisky Society

SMWS 117.3 Hubba-bubba, mango and Monstera Review

The Scotch Malt Whisky SocietyThis is one of those The Scotch Malt Whisky Society drams where the name causes all manner of discussion, it's 117.3 Hubba-bubba, mango and Monstera.

Monstera is a fruit salad plant that i'd never heard of before this dram and have no idea where i'd get it. This is one of those interesting drams that has so much going on in the glass, it's complex and yet simple, fruity, yet spicy but very easy to drink, a real eye opener of the quality of Irish drams though.

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Tasting Notes & Details

Nose

initially quite a sweet nose with really freshly snapped ginger then deep red apple skin, blackcurrants and blueberries and cheap supermarket own brand tinned fruit salad, after a while in the glass theres some sour apples

Palate

red apple skins with blackcurrants and fresh malty biscuits with a really creamy buttery note

Finish

becomes quite soft and pineappley

Bottle Details

Bottle Name: SMWS 117.3 Hubba-bubba, mango and Monstera
Age: 25
ABV: 58.50
Distiller: Cooley
Bottler: Scotch Malt Whisky Society
Type: Single Cask Single Malt
From: Irish, Please Select
Posted: 05/12/2014 by Tom



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