Last night I attended the whisky exchange’s launch of 15 new whiskies as part of their Single Malts of Scotland (SMOS) and Elements of Islay ranges. Apparently TWE used to release to SMOS once a year, in December, and have a single, large tasting then, but this has recently been taken over by masterclasses and verticals. Last night was a festival style tasting, with eight tokens to redeem and some heavy hands with the portion control. As usual the peated whiskies suffer from being last. I’ve been having peated whiskies first at home recently to give them their due!
Anyway, here’s the new range: