Royal Brackla / Scotch Malt Whisky Society

SMWS 55.23 Chow Mein on a Workbench Review

The Scotch Malt Whisky SocietyThis is my first The Scotch Malt Whisky Society dram from this particular distillery, in fact i've only tried a couple (now) from this distillery. The 55.23 Chow Mein on a Workbenchdid have a name that really intrigued me though.

I'm planning again to get to over 100 The Scotch Malt Whisky Society reviews again in 2015 and this is no7 of that.

Lots of fruit and freshness throughout this dram but there's a balance of woody spices of nutmeg to keep it with a level head, i really nejoyed this dram, and one i would recommend you seek out.

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Tasting Notes & Details


Really fruity at first, with fresh fruit salad of melon, kiwi, tinned pineapple in syrup, gentle spices of cinnamon and crushed nutmeg, and demerera sugar dusted doughy scones


Sweet and fresh fruits, melon, mango, tinned pineapple, cherries from tinned fruit salad, demerera sugar and a dusting of cinnamon powder


sweet fruits and spicy cinnamon

Bottle Details

Bottle Name: SMWS 55.23 Chow Mein on a Workbench
Age: 20
ABV: 55.10
Distiller: Royal Brackla
Bottler: Scotch Malt Whisky Society
Type: Single Cask Single Malt
From: Scotland, Speyside
Posted: 16/01/2015 by Tom

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