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A new flavour generation

Beautiful in their simplicity and colourful execution, the Society’s Flavour Profiles have many shades of brilliance. Our guardian of all brand-related matters, Helen Stewart, reveals where the inspiration came from and why we’re looking for your input into further developing our unique approach. At first glance, the 12 different categories provide another layer of information …

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Find your whisky rhythm

Have you always wanted to bring whisky and music into harmony? Admittedly, just like whisky, music will always be a matter of your own particular tastes. In the latest edition of Outturn, you’ll be able to get a bit of inspiration from BBC Radio DJ and SMWS member Vic Galloway. He has assigned a style …

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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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Embrace new worlds of flavour

In the current issue of Outturn, you will discover two bottlings from the only distillery in Wales that currently produces single malt whisky: 128.12: “Where dwell the brave at heart!”, from a Ruby Port cask, and 128.14: Dark chocolate crémeux, from an Oloroso Butt. At the turn of the millennium, a group of friends from …

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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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Cotswolds Distillery

In this month we present the first Cotswolds Distillery Society bottling; 146.1: Orangudram. In a short interview, the distillery’s founder and CEO explains how it came about and what makes this distillery so unique. As always, the bottlings from the first barrel of a distillery are extremely sought after and since we only have 18 bottles …

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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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