Rosebank (Closed) / Scotch Malt Whisky Society

SMWS 25.61 Lemon and Vanilla Delicacy Review

The Scotch Malt Whisky SocietyThis The Scotch Malt Whisky Society dram of 25.61 Lemon and Vanilla Delicacy I am able to sample as it was sent to me by the #whiskyfabric Queen herself Johanne McInnes (@whiskylassie) who's musings and whealth of knowledge are shared at the WhiskyLassie Blog.

This is a great example from this distillery, and really shows off the lemon sweetness and floral nature of this lowland dram. I have a real love for this distillery and this dram is another example why.

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Tasting Notes & Details


There's a distinctive distillery character note here of waxy pickled lemons rolled in vanilla sugar then hints of crushed flowers with carnations being the main one some floral gums too


Sweet and floral initially then the vanilla sugar ... Made the proper way with a split vanilla pod left to sit for a number of weeks in sugar, then waxy lemons yum


Sweet and sugary with a twist of bitter lemon juice

Bottle Details

Bottle Name: SMWS 25.61 Lemon and Vanilla Delicacy
Age: 20
ABV: 51.30
Distiller: Rosebank (Closed)
Bottler: Scotch Malt Whisky Society
Type: Single Cask Single Malt
From: Scotland, Lowland
Posted: 14/12/2014 by Tom

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