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Elevate your flavour frontier

In the current edition of Outturn, we introduce you to the westernmost distillery in Scotland: Ardnamurchan. Alex Bruce has given us detailed information in the form of an interview. If you would like to hear the recording of the original interview, then I recommend Whisky Talk; you can watch a visual version of the production …

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All the best for 2021

I don’t know about you, but to this day I still sometimes shake my head and can hardly comprehend the situation and don’t know what to believe anymore. Who would have thought this 12 months ago? One thing is for sure, 2020 is definitely coming to an end now; whether 2021 will really be that …

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Social Gathering

One year ago, we were in the starting blocks for our “25 Years Society” celebrations in Switzerland and had the opportunity to spend some great evenings with Olaf. Who would have thought that one year later, everything would somehow be different?   Nevertheless, I am very much looking forward to once again meeting many members …

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Back to the Future

We are proud to present our latest issue of Outturn – imbued with delicacies from every region of Scotland and nearly every flavour profile. Cask 30.112: Umami heaven is my personal favourite! By the way, I hope you don’t mind if I take you on a little journey back in time to the 1990s (but …

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Not for pirates

The Society has been bottling casks of rum for some time now in addition to its whiskies. So it’s about time we delved into the subject of rum in more detail. To make August a little sweeter this year, we’ve composed a special tasting box for you – 5 x 5cl from four different distilleries: …

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A perfect summer whisky …

Beautiful summer days, blue skies, sunshine, high temperatures – this is what we look forward to in summer. However, summer also involves storms and the typical “petrichor”. For summer evenings like this we have the perfect dram: 46.93: Petrichor Quasar; a perfect summer whisky, sweet and spicy, 8 years old and first-fill ex-bourbon barrel. Depending …

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A small expedition

In times of crisis, the only constant is uncertainty. But society members have another constant – the arrival of new, richly varied bottlings. Unfortunately, we also had to cancel the May tastings; all members who had reservations have already been informed personally. We will stick to the June dates and hope that by then we …

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Happy Easter

April is here and Easter is just around the corner. The days are getting longer, temperatures are rising and many of us would now like to go traveling for a few days. I assume most of us have – more or less voluntarily – changed plans and will spend Easter at home or at best …

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MOVE TO MONOGRAM

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society was founded in 1983 through a spirit of friendship – a small group of people who used the discovery of single cask whisky as a reason to get together and enjoy each other’s company. As word of mouth spread about how good the whisky was, friends of friends started to …

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