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SMWS 12.18 – Whatever Floats Your Boat

Profile: Young & Spritely
Region: Speyside
Cask Type: 1st Fill Barrel
Age: 8 Years
Date: 29 September 2009
Outturn: 174 Bottles
Size: 750ml
Abv: 60.4%


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In order to purchase this bottle, you must be a member of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society. Any orders made by non-members will not be completed.

However, if you have never been a member before now is a perfect time. You can join the SMWS with our special introductory offer – buy any bottle over $180 and it includes your first year of membership. If you would like to join by purchasing this bottle simply place an order and also send an email to [email protected] stating your intent to join. You will then be sent the necessary paperwork, and once you are a member the order will be fully processed.

SMWS Panel Notes

A sweet fruity aroma of ripe apples or grapes was soon followed by a warm apricot-cranberry sauce, as well as quince and rosewater jelly. Lively, sparkly and fizzy neat with plenty of freshly grated ginger spice, balanced by the sweetness of a Belgium dark chocolate almond praline.

When we added a little water, the scent was more like pieces of cherry soaked in Kirsch whilst on the palate it had turned into a completely different experience. Now thick and creamy like vanilla custard sauce and strawberry blancmange, and in the finish a ‘brioche à tête’ with a rosewater glaze and a sprinkling of crispy freeze-dried raspberries.


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