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First Peek At 2023 Whisky Releases From SMWS Singapore

 

(Images courtesy of SMWS Singapore and 67 Pall Mall Singapore) 

 

As you might already know, whisky club and bottler the Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS) has returned to Singapore, collaborating with its Singapore representative, La Maison du Whisky (LMDW). 

Bottles will be available to the general public, but SMWS Singapore members will have special access to the lineup, discounts on tasting sessions as well as discounted prices by the pour at partner bars. You can find more details here:–

Scotch Malt Whisky Society Officially Returns to Singapore

Here are the bottles we can soon expect from SMWS Singapore. We'll be looking at single malts from the likes of a lightly-peated Bowmore, Laphroaig, Fettercairn, Stratisla, Glen Moray, Glenturret and Glasgow Distillery, just to name a few! There'll also be one from a particularly coveted Speyside distillery we shall not naMe.

But in the spirit of the SMWS community, we won't be sharing with you the answers outright, just the distillery numbers! 

 

October SMWS Singapore Releases

 

The October lineup will include the following bottles and flavour profiles:

  • Madeira's Sweet Salvo (58.55), 11 Year Old Speyside, 1st Fill ex-Bourbon, 57.1% ABV – "Sweet, Fruity & Mellow"
  • Sweet and Smoky Mayo (16.91), 9 Year Old Highland, Re-charred Hogshead, 62.3% ABV – "Lightly Peated"
  • If I Were A Lady And You Were A Carpenter (5.125), 20 Year Old Lowland, 56.10% ABV – "Juicy, Oak & Vanilla"
  • Petals And Pistachios (19.94), 19 Year Old Highland, 57.90% ABV – "Sweet & Spicy"

On the most exclusive end, we'll also be expecting Bonkers for Conkers (24.169), a 33 Year Old Speyside, which would be priced at S$6,500. More details on this bottling here.

November & December SMWS Singapore Releases

Towards the end of the year, members can look forward to the following bottles and flavour profiles:

  • Tarry Smoke and Mossy Delights (29.291), 11 Year Old Islay, 2nd Fill ex-Bourbon, 62.7% ABV – "Peated"
  • Bake Off (Distillery 68 Rare Release), 14 Year Old Highland, First-fill Spanish oak Oloroso hogsheads & Refill hogsheads, 53.5% ABV – "Deep, Rich & Dried Fruits"
  • Viscous Velvet (Distillery 64 Rare Release), 15 Year Old Speyside, 1st Fill & Refill Oloroso, PX & Bourbon Hogsheads, 53.1% ABV – "Old & Dignified"
  • Dark 'N' Stormy Crème Brûlée (Distillery G16 Rare Release), 6 Year Old Lowland Single Grain, 1st Fill #4 Char & Toasted Heads –  "Spicy & Dry"
  • A Whirlpool of Happiness / Flavor (3.349), 18 Year Old Islay, 2nd Fill Hogshead, 57.9% ABV – "Lightly Peated"
  • Banana in Brioche Bun (94.26), 13 Year Old Highland, 2nd Fill Recharred Hogshead – "Light & Delicate"

Where To Try Them

A range of the society's whiskies would be offered by the glass at partner bars, including 67 Pall Mall, LMDW, The Swan Song, The Warehouse Hotel, Tippling Club, WatchBox Singapore and Writers Bar.

Members of SMWS Singapore in particular would enjoy discounted prices on these bottlings, while priority members will receive a 3-day early-bird access to the new bottlings.

For more details you can check out SMWS Singapore's official site.

Kanpai!

88 Bamboo Editorial Team