Big Peat Christmas Edition 2015

Big Peat

Christmas Edition 2015

(0.75l, 53.8%)

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Big Peat, Big Feet, Big Neat, the Christmas Edition. 

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. Nowadays they're recognized as producers of high-quality blended malt Whiskies in the Whisky-sphere.  
Big Peat Christmas Edition 2014 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 the famous 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. Bottled at cask strenght for extra merry power.


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  • Style
    Blended Malt Whisky
  • Region
  • Country
  • Alcohol
  • Distillery
    Douglas Laing
  • Bottler
    Douglas Laing

Flavour Spiral™

About The Flavour Spiral

lemon zest
What does Big Peat Christmas Edition 2015 taste like?

The Flavour Spiral™ shows the most common flavours that you'll taste in Big Peat Christmas Edition 2015 and gives you a chance to have a taste of it before actually tasting it.

We invented Flavour Spiral™ here at Flaviar to get all your senses involved in tasting drinks and, frankly, because we think that classic tasting notes are boring.
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Scotch Whisky is almost never aged in new barrels. Bourbon and Tennessee Whiskey casks are usually used for maturation, while many times ageing process and flavour finishing is concluded in various wine casks, such as sherry or port.

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Colour

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

Flavour / Taste / Palate
Salty and Spicy, notes of heavy smoke, oak roasted salmon oiliness, sweet carrots and cut grass. 

Long, peaty and dry. Tarry smoke turning ashy later on. It leaves your mouth dry and wanting some water. 
Ratings & Reviews
Member Reviews and Ratings of Big Peat Christmas Edition 2015
A lovely dram that gets better every year. Needs a drop water to open up.
Smoky devil!
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