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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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Outturn December 2019

GATHER IN HAPPINESS Another year is coming to an end and the last outturn issue of 2019 has been published. Before you get started, I would like to say that I hope you enjoy reading through it. Here are a couple of my highlights: In January, Robin Laing will be visiting us again and we …

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Society makes it three-in-a-row with independent bottler of the year award

What better way to approach the end of the year than with further recognition for the consistently outstanding quality of our whiskies, by picking up our third consecutive title of Independent Bottler of the Year in Whisky Magazine’s Independent Bottlers’ Challenge (IBC) competition. The award makes it an unprecedented three-in-a-row for the top award, and …

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Outturn October 2019

ALL TOGETHER UNIQUE There’s no such thing as one Society member, just like there’s no such thing as one whisky drinker. Meaning there’s no such thing as one whisky. The most beautiful thing is and remains the endless diversity and variety. In this edition of Outturn, we’ve put together a selection of whiskies for you …

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The Vaults Collection

This September is entirely dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Swiss branch of the Society. I am already looking forward to welcoming over 200 participants to the four tastings. At the same time, I apologise to those who were unable to get hold of any tickets; I was also surprised by how quickly some …

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Outturn August 2019

WHISKY CHASERS: Flavour hunters rejoice, we’re exploring the pleasures of whisky and beer matching. Enjoy fizzy new heights with our new collection of casks and pairing recommendations.

Summer in a glass

After the last days heat wave we can definitely say: Summer is here! And that calls for summery drams. The great news is we have a taste of genuine tropical climates with our first release of whisky from the biggest distillery on the subtropical island of Taiwan. Our bottlings from distillery 139 are the first …

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Discover perfect harmony …

What I personally like best is to have my whisky in a Society glass, either straight or maybe with a few drops of water carefully added. This, combined with the brand new podcast from the Society, is a great way to spend an evening. The new Society podcast In this podcast, which you can either …

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Peat Faerie Cocktail

Whisky and Food Pairing As an apéritif, the cocktail created by Simon Schmidlin using PTB.M01: Peat Faerie, is just the right thing. This one is a welcome guest at any summer party and takes no time to make. Ingredients ice 1 lemon zest 2 drops of By The Dutch Classic Bitters 4 cl PTB.M01 Peat …

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