Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
Sweet, smooth s'more
Stated Age
27 years old
Refill Ex-Bourbon Hogshead
Number of bottles
58.1 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
06 apr 2018 9:55 am by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 169.28

6 × in wishlist

18 × member ratings

23 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Longmorn 1990 SMWS 7.185

4 users have left 4 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 88.69 points.

  1. GLEN MAUR scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

  2. Cast Olila scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  3. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur


    N: It’s sweet, not that i have a hugely sweet preference, but this I like. You can’t go wrong with this desirably deep/integrated sweet sherry nose with a sweet foosty depth. Notes then of Cognac served with crepes, toast, on-the-turn popcorn and one slowly caramelising marshmallow. Looking again, I found a deep & distant yet permeated mouldy milky sour note combined with a drop of honeyed Baby Cham - a character that speaks of 27 years in a bourbon cask [save for the Baby Cham, that’s more for Sake].
    T: Reminds me immediately of my one day in the Aberfeldy warehouse and a meeting with a particular single cask from 1980. This echoes cask #49’s the same uncomplicated nature, clearly heavily aged and drinkable even if somewhat concentrated and woody - but one that holds itself just fine. Later I find lingering sour dry honeyed candy fruits, toasted barley and sour yet sugary? cereal/fruits. There’s some bubblegum/aniseed/cinnamon/root beer heat even with time and water.
    F: It’s toast-dry with a touch of smoke and toasted barleycorn skins, whilst always maintaining those rich sherried candy fruits - albeit distant by now.
    C: Possibly a tad over but very decent and most likeable.Scores a B

  4. FernetBranco did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Notes from the SMWS website: https://www.smws.com/whisky/latest-outturn/sweet-smooth-s-more

    Initial price in April 2018: 153 GBP

    "Sweet, smooth and fruity aromas invited us to settle into a comfy armchair put our feet up and relax with a pineapple banana smoothie in hand. But there was a lot more to discover; roasted cinnamon pears in a dark chocolate sauce, Peach Melba Greek yoghurt cheesecake and a creamy fruit cocktail trifle. On the palate soo sweet, soo smooth – s’more mini trifles; layers of fluffy toasted marshmallow mousse, chocolate pudding and fudgy brownies, to top it all roasted mini maple cardamom marshmallows. A drop of water and a darker sweetness arrived; dandelion and burdock soda sweetened with pear juice spiced with ginger accompanied by cinnamon churros with a Mexican chocolate dipping sauce. "


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