SMWS 50.65 (Bladnoch) Tutti Frutti

SMWS_50.65

Cask strength old Bladnoch? Yes please! I am always on a lookout for an SMWS bottling of Bladnoch. Or any Bladnoch for that matter. Interesting thing about this outturn is that on the menu there is a “Closed Distillery” stamp on the description for this bottling. This is interesting for several reasons. First of all, I guess SMWS are pushing to incite the current whisky frenzy for closed distilleries. Secondly, Bladnoch is down right now due to issues with the ownership but calling it a closed distillery right now is a bit too soon and sounds like a joke in poor taste. C’mon guys! It’s just down on its luck! Don’t kick it while it’s down. In all seriousness, I hope Bladnoch gets back on its feet because there isn’t much Bladnoch whisky out there as it is and I don’t want to fight in a post apocalyptic whisky world for the last remaining bottles of this elixir.

Moniker: Tutti Frutti

Distillery: Bladnoch

Age: 25 years old

Cask: Refill Bourbon

ABV: 52.5%

Distill Date: 26th January 1990

Outturn: July 2015

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