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SMWS 30 Year Old 2020 Samples x 5

Lot: 5039173

SMWS 30 Year Old 2020 Samples x 5

Winning Bid: £230

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30 Year Old
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Highland, Island, Speyside
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SMWS 30 Year Old 2020 Samples x 5

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS) was founded in 1983 by a group of friends lead by tax accountant Phillip ‘Pip’ Hills as a private members club. The concept behind the society was to source casks from all over Scotland which would then be bottled and made available exclusively to its members. Perhaps the most famous feature of these bottles are the unique codes. Each distillery is represented by a different number and the following digits indicate that particular release. That same year, the SMWS set up its first location in Leith’s Vault buildings in Edinburgh where it still stands today.

  • Benriach 12.37 1988 30 Year Old Refill ex-Bourbon Hogshead 58.9% 2.5cl "Invitation to the Promised Land"
  • Macallan 24.140 1989 30 Year Old Refill ex-Sherry Butt 50.4% 2.5cl "Sublime Nectar"
  • Imperial 65.6 1989 30 Year Old Refill ex-Bourbon Barrel 48.2% 2.5cl "History in a Glass"
  • Jura 31.37 1989 30 Year Old 1st Fill ex-Sauternes Barrique 55.2% 2.5cl "Flies' Cemeteries and Old Sea Chests"
  • Balblair 70.40 1989 30 Year Old refill ex-Bourbon Barrel 50.2% 2.5cl "Eloquent Silence"
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