The Scotch Malt Whisky Society
8.6

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society

42.5 – The sting of a bee, 1973, 33 Years Old

ABV 48.5%

Very satisfying.A beautiful bourbon cask maturation. Superb to match with a cheesecake or lemon meringue pie. But the sting of the bee must be blunt,I did not feel it.

Martine Nouet

Specification

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society

Brand

42.5 – The sting of a bee, 1973, 33 Years Old

Expression

Single Malt

Type

33

Age (Years)

48.5%

ABV

Speyside

Region/Country

Independent Bottling

Bottling Type

Tasting Notes

Martine Nouet

Taster

Nose: Restrained.Grassy.Herbal tea. Verbena.Medicinal but on the herbal tea side not the TCP one.Toblerone.

Palate: Thick,syrupy.Sweet.Cereal bowl. Squeezed orange.

Finish: Spicy,dry. Fizzy.

Comment: Very satisfying.A beautiful bourbon cask maturation. Superb to match with a cheesecake or lemon meringue pie. But the sting of the bee must be blunt,I did not feel it.

Score: 8.1

Dominic Roskrow

Taster

Nose: Fresh apple,almond and stewed fruits.

Palate: Big mouth feel,rich and sweet,with tinned peaches and a late drying quality from aged tannins.

Finish: Beautifully balanced and outstanding.

Comment: Tastes nothing like its age but exquisite. The Sting of A Bee? More information please!

Score: 9

8.6
Overall Score

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