Tasting #42: SMWS November Releases

Nov 15, 2019Tastings

On Wednesday, November 6th, the Saratoga Whiskey Club had its 42nd tasting as a club! The theme of this tasting was New November Releases from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society. We will be doing similar tastings once a quarter going forward as we really enjoy tasting some of the new expressions that are being released. 25 members were in attendance for this outing!

Here is a list of the whiskies we tasted:

  • SMWS 1.211 – Glenfarclas – 8 YR ‘Ironing a lemon’
  • SMWS 64.111 – Mannochmore – 8 YR ‘Pleasing sweetness, playful heat’ 
  • SMWS 44.114 – Craigellachie – 12 YR ‘Sweet peas and toffee trees’
  • SMWS 9.167 – Glen Grant – 23 YR ‘Part of the furniture’
  • SMWS 16.39 – Glenturret – 18 YR ‘Sweetness and spice laced with mystery’
  • SMWS 73.114 – Aultmore – 17 YR ‘Total eclipse of oloroso’
  • SMWS 10.176 – Bunnahabhain – 11 YR ‘Tea-smoked salmon’
  • SMWS 53.276 – Caol Ila – 6 YR ‘Ein kleiner deutscher samurai’

It was a fantastic night of tasting new expressions. 

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Slainte!