Glen Elgin / Scotch Malt Whisky Society

SMWS 85.27 Refreshing Elderflower Fizz Review

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society Another from last week when I poppedinto the The Scotch Malt Whisky Society venue on Queen St in Edinburgh last week to meet London Venue Manager Joe McGirr (@smwslondon) for a couple of drams and catch up.

Oh now this is a cracker of a dram, sweet and floral, very much like the Elderflower cider i was having also, really really enjoyed this.

I can't say it enough, if you're not a member of the The Scotch Malt Whisky Society then why not? you really should just go join now.

Tasting Notes & Details


This is sweet, very sweet and yes there's elderflower in there, and ok i had just had some elderflower cider also but it's definitely there, with some gentle fruity notes with freshly cut watermelon being one of the stronger ones i get.


very sweet again more of the elderflower mixed with watermelon juice and a hint of fresh lemonade


touches of oak coming through on the finish along with melon

Bottle Details

Bottle Name: SMWS 85.27 Refreshing Elderflower Fizz
Age: 28
ABV: 48.60
Distiller: Glen Elgin
Bottler: Scotch Malt Whisky Society
Type: Single Cask Single Malt
From: Scotland, Highland
Posted: 29/01/2014 by Tom

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