Miltonduff / Scotch Malt Whisky Society

SMWS 72.36 Holy Moly Review

The Scotch Malt Whisky SocietyAnother from The Scotch Malt Whisky Society whisky for a year selection from this year as July's bottle was this 72.36 Holy Moly, one of only 51 bottles of this dram matured for 31 years.

Sweet, fruity, chocolatey, velvety, deliciousness with hints of baby powder and fresh oak furniture this is a beauty of an old whisky, with that wood influence there but not taking over and filled with such grace and finesse, a real pleasure to have been able to try this one.

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Tasting Notes & Details

Nose

Melted milk chocolate in a fondue with honeydew melon chunks and sweet strawberries without the tang, a hint of Johnson and Johnson's baby powder and some gentle new oak wood furniture, hints of menthol hiding in the background

Palate

Juicy and mouthwatering with light oak spices then fresh honeydew melon and very light fresh vanilla, there's also some darker fruits appearing

Finish

Dark skinned fruits and hints of nutmeg

Bottle Details

Bottle Name: SMWS 72.36 Holy Moly
Age: 31
ABV: 44.60
Distiller: Miltonduff
Bottler: Scotch Malt Whisky Society
Type: Single Cask Single Malt
From: Scotland, Speyside
Posted: 09/12/2014 by Tom



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