Whisky Magazine Issue 76
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Born out of a love of whisky, The Scotch Malt Whisky Society was formally established in Edinburgh in 1983. Now,25 years on, the Society is internationally recognised as the most reliable source of the finest and most exclusive single cask, single malt whiskies.
A membership organisation with an initial fee of £100 promises access to a whisky world that is guaranteed to delight, intrigue and entertain. Nowhere else would you be able to try, or turn down for that matter, a whisky titled ‘Sophia Loren in a mink coat',‘Frisky Whisky' or ‘Ya Beauty!' Passed under some of the most scrupulous noses in the business, in the formof the Society's respected Tasting Panel, only the very best single cask single malt whiskies make the cut.
Bottling more than 200 single casks every year from a range of 125 distilleries, the Society has made a huge contribution to the appreciation of single malt whisky in the last 25 years.
With the huge predicted growth of single malt whisky in a number of foreign markets, the Society is set to continue to prosper.
To celebrate this significant milestone in its history, the Society has introduced a stylish new look.
Introducing a beautiful new bottle, sophisticated Membership Box, exciting new website and largest ever catalogue of new whiskies, membership of the Society has never been more tempting!
The new elegant dark green bottle,specially commissioned for the Society, features a distinctive new style and design, while retaining the characte...