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SMWS Cask Numbers and Flavor Profiles

 

Islands Region:

Orkney Islands
Highland Park 12 $66


Highland Park 15 (drink only)


Highland Park 18 $150


Highland Park Magnus $45


Talisker 10 $73 video
Isle of Skye
Talasker Storm $64
 


Arran 14 $80 $46


Arran 10 $51 $46
           

Islay Region:

Home to the peated beasts

Islay might be the southernmost island of the Inner Hebrides, but it’s no less rugged, windswept or barren than its isolated counterparts. Islay malts are
pungent with peat, smoke and salinity, revealing their complexity layer after layer.

LaphroaigLagavulinKilchomanCaol IlaBunnahabhainBruichladdichBowmore and Ardbeg make up Islay’s 8 distilleries. Between them,
they evoke anything from linseed to moss, pepper to purity, carbolic to floral palates.

The southern, or Kildalton, distilleries are responsible for the full-bodied, briny malts. Meanwhile the northern distilleries offer dry, but far less peaty,
assaulting, drams.


Lagavulin 16 $85


Lagavulin 9 Games
of Thrones, 46 $70


Lagavulin 8 $75


Kilchoman 50% $100


Laphroaig 10 $50
Kiss a Mermaid


Laphroaig LORE $109

 


Laphroaig 10 Original Cask Strength
58% $80


Ardbeg 10 $50


Ardbeg An OA
$68


Ardbeg Uigeadail
$92


Bruichladdich $49
The Classic Laddie

Bruichladdich Islay $70

Port Charlotte $64

Bruichladdich $68 Port Charlotte
Heavily Peated

Ledaig 10 $65


Bowmore 15 Vancouver


Bowmore 18
Lake Louise

Bunnahabain 12 $48
46.3%

Bunnahabain 18
46.3% $130

Caol Ila 12 $70

Gordon & Macphail 11yo Cask Strength Caol Ila 54.4%, $135
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Smokey Joe $33
 

 

Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS) - Bottle Number Translator


"Fresh and Flirtatious"
Cask no 115.11
(AnCnoc from
Knockdhu Distillery
$95, 59.3%
Juicy & Oak Vanilla profile.


"Sweet Simplicity"
Cask no 91.21
(Dufftown Dist)
59.1% $80
Young & Spritely profile.


"Let's Go on an Adventure"
Cask no. 6.28
McDuff Dist
58.1% $88
Young & Spritely profile


"Gardens & Candy Store"
Cask no 84.29
Glendullan Dist
57.4% $80
Spicy & Dry profile


"Night-time lilies and espresso
cask no 68.23
$85 58.1%

 

Campbeltown Region


Glen Scotia 15
46% $94


Springbank 12 Cask Strength $109


Springbank 10 46%


Longrow Peated
46% $69

Hazelburn 10
$77 46%

Hazelburn 13
Oloroso Cask Matured
$120 47.1%


Longrow 14 Sherry Cask 57.8% $120

Kilkerran 12
46% $65
 
Kilkerran 8
cask strength
55.7% $85

Lowland Region

Auchentoshan is located at the foot of the Kilpatrick Hills on the outskirts of Clydebank in West Dunbartonshire near the
Erskine Bridge. It is one of sixmalt whisky distilleries in the Scottish Lowlands along with BladnochGlenkinchie 
and recently Daftmill Distillery, Annandale Distillery and Ailsa Bay Distillery.

Auchentoshan


Bladnoch Samsara $75 46.7%
 

Compass Box


Compass Box
Flaming Heart $150 48.2%


Compass Box
the spice tree 46% $68

Compass Box
Great King $50 49%

Great King Glasgow Blend
$35 43%

Compass Box
Peat Monster $63 46%

Speyside Region:

Speyside is the Whisky Manhattan: The most densely populated Whisky region in the world sits in a fertile valley of rivers and glens. Home to
over half of Scotland’s distilleries, Speyside malts from these fifty or so distilleries are known for being frugal with peat and lavish with nutty
fruit flavours.
 Apple, pear, honey, vanilla and spice all have a part to play in the Speyside Whiskies.

Speyside Whisky also knows its way around a Sherry cask, hence the variety between light and grassy malts such as The Glenlivet, and the
rich and sweet likes ofThe Macallan, a chameleon of sorts that mirrors an old English comedic drama.

The area is traditionally split into eight defined towns and areas: Rothes, Strathisla, Lossie, Liver, Fridhorn, Dufftown, Deveron and
Speyside Central. Whiskies hailing from the region include the esteemed Glenfiddich as well as The BalvenieAberlourTomintoul and Glen Moray.

It is within this region that there is the largest concerntration of distilleries in Scotland. There are currently over 30 in operation within what is a relatively small area,
based around the towns of Dufftown, Elgin, Keith, Rothes and the surrounding glens. This has historically always been the case and is due to the combination of a
perfect climate for whisky maturation, quality water supply and locality to the most fertile barley growing areas. The whiskies produced include some of the most
famous in the world, such as Glenfiddich and Glenlivet, but also a number of hidden gems. The style is generally reasonably light with pronounced malty flavours and
some sweetness. Speyside whiskies sit somewhere between the lighter Lowland whiskies and the richer, sweeter Highland whiskies. This is what makes them so
universally popular.

 

 

 


Glenlivet 12

Glenlivet 15

Glenlivet Nadurra 16 $85 Washington, IN
 


Balvenie 12 -
DoubleWood Vancouver $65


Balvenie 14 -
Caribbean Cask $67


Balvenie 14
Peat Week $65

GlenAllachie 10 Cask Strength
$79 57.1%

GlenAllachie 12 $59 46%
         


Glenfiddich 12

Glenfiddich 14 Bourbon Barrell Reserve


Glenfiddich 15 Unique Solera Reserve $60 40%

Glenfiddich
Project XX $80


Genfiddich
Fire and Cane

 


Tomintoul 10 $42

 


Port Dundas 18 Butterscotch & Coconut!

Port Dundas 18 $99

 
Duncan Taylor
$70 video
 

Glenrothes, Whisky Maker's Cut $90 48.8%
 
BenRiach Cask Strength $60.6% $99

Benromach 60.3% $90

Benromach Peat Smoke
46% $75
       


Shieldaig 12


Shieldaig 18 video
NO FINISH :(


Battlehill 6 $49

Glen Moray $25

Glen Moray
Peated Single Malt
$29

Balnellan $33

 

Highland Region:

Fruitcake and oak flirt with heather and smoke in Highland Whiskies. Wild seas and impenetrable moorland dominate the
landscape, creating a breeding ground for powerful peaty drams, whilst still leaving room for floral, silky elegance.
Northern Highland Whiskies, such as Glenmorangie are particularly spirited, with some relief in the cereals and honeys
of Dalmore. Head south for the nutty smack of Tullibardine.

Alternatively, for enduring Whisky, which has been matured for six years in oak casks, try the dry and fruity Glengoyne.

Fruit marries smoke inArdmore’s east, whilst Dalwhinnie offers syrupy indulgence in the Central Highlands. The West Highlands
harbour full-bodied peat Whiskies smothered in smoke; Oban is top of the class in the ranks of audacity.


Aberfeldy 12 $38

GlenDronach 12 $66

GlenDronach 18 $170 46%
Aberlour 12 Double Cask $54 video
Aberlour A'Bunadh
$96 61%

Old Pulteney 12
43% $51


Oban 14 $75 video

Deanston 10 Virgin Oak $37

Deanston 12 $68

Tomatin 18
$89 46%

Balblair 2003
46% $75

Glen Garioch 1994
$125 53.9%

Glengoyne 12
$40 43%
               

 


Dalmore 12 $65 video
lt smoke, dk choc, cinn.
 


Monkey Shoulder $50 vid caramel


Glengarry 12. $43
Plum,Dried Apricot, Dk Choc. Smoke Finish


Dalwhinnie 15 $75

Dalwhinnie Winter's Frost
Game of Thrones

Glenfarclas 12

Grangestone Bourbon Cask Finish $30
 

Macallan's distillery is in right in the heart of of Speyside, just outside Craigellachie, next to the River Spey.
They would have every right to call it a Speyside Malt.
Geographically, part of Speyside is in the Highlands, but Macallan is in Banffshire, which is a bit further east


Macallan 10 Fine Oak $64
Very Light :(

Macallan 12 $60


Macallan 15

Glenmorangies - 4 pack sampler video review. Experienced this first in Canada ;)


$30
Glenmorange Original


$56 video of all 4
Quinta Ruban


$57
Lasanta


$79
Nectar D'or

 

Japanese (as if you couldn't tell by looking :)


Hibiki
 


 

Irish


Jameson $24


Paddy

Tullamore DEW $22

Tullamore DEW 12 yr
$52

Redbreast 12 $62

Rye Whiskeys

Bullet Rye

Angels Envy

Masterson's Rye
 

 

Bourbons


Basil Hayden $48
Dk Choc...
rye beg/amaretto finish


Four Roses
Single Barrel

Smooth Ambler
Big Level

Oregon Spirit

Maker's Mark

Maker's Mark $60
Cask Strength 55.75%

Woodford Reserve


Woodford Reserve
Double Oaked $56video


1792



Michter's
$42 video


Jim Beam

Elijah Craig $29

$50 375ml, 45%

 

 

Jack D's

Still confused about these two! Joe Hartman, you need to help me! The one you brought is amazing. The other is CRAP. And even
the crappy one is soooo much better than the super-crappy Jack black label. Joe Hartman... Helpppppp!!!!! :)