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SMWS 31.25 Banquet for The Wicker Man Review

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society This The Scotch Malt Whisky Society 31.25 Banquet for The Wicker Man is from my favourite distillery and although I have drank through a bottle I just realised that I hadn't posted my notes, only after drinking it again with Jon (@dvdbloke) at Dave's (@whiskyrepublic) house did I hunt out my notes.

This is very tasty and the name is very apt, the smouldering hay is really prominent in here, a cracking dram and a great example of single cask expressions from this distillery.

I'm planning again to get to over 100 The Scotch Malt Whisky Society reviews again in 2015 and this is no29 of that, I may not make it as i've been running behind this year but I will be trying as hard as i can to get there.

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Tasting Notes & Details


Lightly smouldering hay bales in a bonfire, gentle woody smoke, lots of malty digestive biscuits and rich tea and floral gums with hints of Parma violets and orange peel tang


Tangy and more of that smouldering hay bales, floral notes, carnations and floral gums, more malty biscuits and tangy orange peel


Orange peel and floral gums, smouldering hay.

Bottle Details

Bottle Name: SMWS 31.25 Banquet for The Wicker Man
Age: 24
ABV: 53.40
Distiller: Jura
Bottler: Scotch Malt Whisky Society
Type: Single Cask Single Malt
From: Scotland, Islands
Posted: 15/11/2015 by Tom

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