Overall rating
83.70/100
votes
13
Whiskybase ID
WB141750
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
The devil's stationery cupboard
Vintage
03.03.2011
Bottled
2019
Stated Age
08 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Ex-Bourbon Barrel
Casknumber
137.5
Number of bottles
231
Strength
63.9 % Vol.
Size
25 ml 700 ml
Added on
31 oct 2019 7:33 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 88.50

2 × in wishlist

13 × member ratings

11 × in collection

Whisky reviews for The English Whisky 2011 SMWS 137.5

4 users have left 4 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 83.70 points.

  1. thomas_ottzen scored this whisky 84 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
      Smoke, dust, grass and alcohol
    • Taste
      85 85
      Smoke, dust, sweetness
    • Finish
      84 84
      Fairly lomg, but not very complex, smoky and sweet

  2. Segens scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    My first St. George's and I really love it. The character of the distillery is really exceptional and I must commit I have not had this character in the mouth and nose so it has definitely its own distillery character. Quite peaty but not like Islay a bit more decent more in the direction of Tobermory nevertheless unique by its own.
    Will not be my last St. George's for sure.

  3. Zorba scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      81 81

  4. dramspotter did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    SMWS Tasting Notes: A leafy unfolding at first nosing. Notes of petrichor, mercurochrome, vitamin tablets fizzing in ironing water, crushed aspirin muddled with TCP and a distant steaming mug of lapsang souchong. There's also cornflakes, smoked linens, a lick of camphor and some hefty raw peat notes. Dilution brings a wonderfully elegant mix of inkwells, carbon paper, smoked pot pourri and bouquet garni. The palate is surprisingly open and accommodating. Very peppery, lots of trampled ferns, green twigs, bouillon stock, smoked pub carpets, bitter pale ales and hot linoleum. Fennel seed, salted liquorice, mutton broth and pink sea salt. With water it all seems to unfold in luxurious style. Lots of oily sheep wool, sunflower seeds, liquid seasonings, tar liqueur, hot smoked paprika and strong earthy black teas.

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