Glen Moray / Scotch Malt Whisky Society

SMWS 35.89 Spell-binding and Breath-taking Review

The Scotch Malt Whisky SocietyWhen my good friend Richard (@richiyc) joined the The Scotch Malt Whisky Society and suggested sharing his membership pack drams i was more than happy to oblige, second up was 35.89 Spell-binding and Breath-taking .

I'm planning again to get to over 100 The Scotch Malt Whisky Society reviews again in 2015 and this is no10 of that.

Floral notes go right through this from nose to finish, with additional notes or christmas cake on the nose, almonds and cherry bakewells on the palate and almond chrunch bars on the finish, delicious, powerful and evocative.

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Tasting Notes & Details


Amazing nose starts with lots of floral notes, rose water and carnations, hints of vanilla essence, vanilla sugar, tree bark and touches of Christmas cake raisins and sultanas and maraschino cherries


Almonds, cherry bake wells and frangipan tarts lots of chalky sweet Edinburgh rock and floral gums, vanilla essence also


Almond crunch and floral gums

Bottle Details

Bottle Name: SMWS 35.89 Spell-binding and Breath-taking
Age: 17
ABV: 59.70
Distiller: Glen Moray
Bottler: Scotch Malt Whisky Society
Type: Single Cask Single Malt
From: Scotland, Speyside
Posted: 06/05/2015 by Tom

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