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Scotch Malt Whisky Society G3.6
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FASCINATING REMINDER OF A BYGONE ERA

This 33 year old single grain whisky came from a refill hogshead and is 53.2%

Flavour profile:  Old & dignified

Outturn:  197 bottles

Panel's tasting note:  "Everyone in the Panel relaxed and felt very comfortable with nosing this rare sample from the now closed Edinburgh distillery built in 1855. Very deep wood and new leather aromas are all very well integrated; smoked aromatic wood, polished wood but also freshly cut wood and sawdust. There is an underlying sweetness best described as breakfast waffles with vanilla ice cream. The taste surprises with a sweet smoke and a volcanic ashyness to start, then very smooth, floral and sweet; chocolate honeycomb, muscovado sugar and Black Jacks. With water the aroma becomes slightly chalky and soapy and the taste ashy, fruity (apples and watermelons) and a Starburst candy sweetness."

Drinking tip:  "Best enjoyed without adding water"

750 ml