Scotch Malt Whisky Society “OCTOBER PREVIEWS: AL FRESCO DINING” – Scotch Whisky News

AA SMWS October 2015


Not what you might expect on the first (astronomical) day of autumn but our pre-emptive peek at October’s Outturn reveals a wealth of foody flavours – and it’s all served outdoors! Whether you love seafood on the beach or cake in the garden, grab a generous helping tonight because these treats won’t be on the table for long.

Sweet, fruity & mellow

46.34Honey in a sunny garden

A delicately perfumed nose, with potpourri, honeysuckle, pear, pineapple, vanilla and gorgeous heather honey; coconut, leather and tobacco later. The palate is lively but creamy and sweet, with rich honey spread on salty buttered crumpets…

22 years old
Refill ex-bourbon hogshead

Oily & coastal

53.226 Teddy Boys at the beach

Rock (pool) and roll! An old boat alight with a splash of diesel. Pisco sours and pork rolls with gherkin pickle. Sparks of pickled ginger and salted lemon fly. Roll-ups waft with an oily slick. Olive oil cake with lemon icing…

15 years old
Refill ex-bourbon hogshead


29.169 Beach bonfires, creels and boats
The nose evokes bonfires on stony beaches, creels, boatyards, teriyaki mackerel and mechanic’s overalls; Lapsang Souchong and cigarillos later. The complex, sophisticated palate has dried fruits, Parma violets & a feast of seafood…

20 years old
Refill ex-bourbon barrel

Expect your next email on Friday 2 October

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*We release a small number of bottles as a preview – it’s one of the perks of being an email subscriber! But don’t worry if you don’t get one tonight; the majority of bottles are released on First Friday.

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, The Vaults, 87 Giles Street, Leith EH6 6BZ Contact: or call 0131 555 2929 (Mon-Fri 9am-4.45pm). Visit the Society at here for membership information

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