Big Peat

Big Peat

Big Peat

(0.7l, 46%)


8.2/10
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Big Peat, Big Feet, Big Neat. 

Founded in 1948 by Fred Douglas, the Glasgow-based Douglas Laing & Co bottling company is now run by his two sons. They have amassed a vast stock of different malts over the last 50 years.
 
Big Peat is a Blended Malt Whisky (a mixture of single Malt Whiskies that contains no grain Whisky or a marriage of Malts as the Scotch Whisky industry has traditionally called it), a blend of Ardbeg, Bowmore, Caol Ila and Port Ellen. No chill filtration takes place, but a more old fashioned traditional approach, which amplifies the sea-faring qualities on the nose, palate, and finish. Quite phenolic. 

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  • Style
    Islay Blended Malt Whisky
  • Region
    Scotland
  • Country
    Scotland
  • Alcohol
    46%
  • Distillery
    Douglas Laing
  • Bottler
    Douglas Laing

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smoky
phenols
peaty
salty
floral
roasted
sweet
ashy
dry
What does Big Peat taste like?

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First-class Whisky is taxed not only by the state but also by the angels. This refers to the 4% of Whisky that evaporates from the barrels every year

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Riesling

Smell / Nose / Aroma
Phenolic. Lemon zest and hints of chocolate, toffee, almonds and coffee. Delicate floral and fruit notes behind the smoke

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Salty and Spicy, notes of heavy smoke, oak roasted salmon oiliness, sweet carrots and cut grass
 
Finish
Long, peaty and dry. Tarry smoke turning ashy later on. It leaves your mouth dry and wanting some water
 
Ratings & Reviews
anonymous
anonymous,
Middel, lidt flad, røget smag
anonymous
anonymous,
Best ever.
anonymous
anonymous,
Islay in a bottle. A magical dram.
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