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Blog posts for tag: Malt Whisky

SMWS Launch Free Whisky Concierge Service

22 Dec 2016
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You’ll sample drams from the Society’s range of 12 flavour profiles and this may lead you to take one or two of them home, or even whet your appetite for one of the 60 new single cask whiskies that they’ve released in time for Christmas…

Duking It Out Over The Last Drop Of Indian Single Malt Rampur

22 Nov 2016
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The flavours do not linger on the palate for ages and those who like their whisky with a long finish might find it a little abrupt, however, anyone who is in the mood for a smooth, sweet and creamy malt with a subtle, fiery kick at the end should look no further than Rampur…

Keep The Cold Out With Glen Moray’s Single Malt Sherry Cask Finish

10 Oct 2016
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Holding the bottle against my oak desk, there’s an almost-lavender hue to the liquid, but moving it into the sun the scotch turns to toffee gold; this sweetness is present on the nose too, as well as apricot, pistachio and cinnamon. The first taste is a sweet smack on the tongue but the second sip reveals a much richer character…

Experience The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, Leith Vaults, Edinburgh

12 Feb 2016
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It’s pretty much the ideal setting for sipping whisky and solving the world’s problems. Which is good, because that’s exactly the reason I’m here at The Scotch Malt Whisky Society’s beautiful building The Vaults, in Leith – to taste whisky, which as I’ve pointed out, I really don’t know much about…

Enjoy the Best of Times (Not the Worst) with The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve

25 Jan 2016
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Once the sky blue box is open, out comes a bottle wrapped in parchment paper on which is printed an ancient Distiller’s Licence, which adds to the hallowed mystique of this particular brand of single malt. Its nose is zesty and sweet...

Four Festive Cocktails with a Taste of Ireland

29 Dec 2015
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If there’s one nation of people that knows how to celebrate, it’s the Irish. The craic surrounding Christmas gets raised to epic proportion and the fuel that fires a lot of the wee hours chant-a-longs is their beloved whiskey. We got our greedy paws on a selection as well as some accompanying cocktail recipes that we’d like to share with you...

Chill Out, Babe! The Scotch Malt Whisky Society’s Ice Dream Drams Pairing Evenings

6 Jul 2015
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The Scotch Malt Whisky Society are opening their doors to the general public for a series of Ice Dream Dram ‘Scoop Sessions’, at which they pair bespoke batches of ice cream with four of their single cask whiskies...