Deer, Bear & Moose Ledaig 2008 Sherry Puncheon

Deer, Bear & Moose

Ledaig 2008 Sherry Puncheon

(0.7l, 60.7%)

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Ledaig 2008 Sherry Puncheon Private Vintage 
Deer, Bear & Moose — masters of flavour, aroma and colour — are back. Guided by the sun and fueled by their relentless obsession to find the perfect dram, they traveled to the Hebridean Isle of Mull, where lies a lonesome distillery that goes by the name of Tobermory.

This time, the Wild Trio found a golden goodness that hails from heavily peated barley and is finished in a Sherry Puncheon cask...

Bear (enthusiastically): “Her smoky, earthy body wrapped in dried fruits and bottled at a natural cask strength of 60.7% abvman, just left us speechless. Ledaig Sherry Puncheon is a young sweet princess, born in 2008. But don't be fooled... this youngling has some courage and tons of character. Seriously!”
Tasting notes
Color / Appearance
Pale gold.
Smell / Nose / Aroma
Cured bacon dancing around marzipan, mosses, barley and oats.
Taste / Palate
Very sweet, unbelievably rich and creamy. Taste of bonfire, salt, peat, rubber and charcoal with some fruitiness coming from behind in tastes like prunes and dried apple.
Soft and smoky, umami like.
Flavour spiral
Smoky, marzipan, bonfire, prunes, apple, sweet, earthy, umami, barley.

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  • Style
    Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Region
    Highland & The Islands
  • Country
  • Alcohol
  • Distillery
  • Age
    7 Year Old
  • Chill Filtered?
  • Cask Number
  • Single Cask?

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Ratings & Reviews
Member Reviews and Ratings of Deer, Bear & Moose Ledaig 2008 Sherry Puncheon
One of the best peated drams I've ever had, despite its youth. Needs a few drops of water to tame at this strength but still silky smooth regardless. Lots of spice, intense peat, a touch of honey and a good, long finish!
Reviews seem to tend to the extreme. Love or hate. For my taste its rather rough, thin, peat is not balanced. Lacks aromas. But I dont smell gasoline or petrol. Its not the first whiskey to try on an evening, but maybe the last one.
Great peatyness, fresh and crisp with looooong finish. Very nice.
I think I know why Ledaig have up this batch. They didn't want to ruin their brand name. It tastes like gasoline/petrol. Yes, I know what gas tastes like, I've made a few mistakes siphoning before. A waste of money, I'll be finishing this bottle drowning it in coke. I was prepared for a harsh drink considering it is 120 proof and only 7 years old but this is not good at all. I probably won't be trusting the "private bottling" nonsense any more.
Absolutely disgusting. It tastes like your hands smell just after putting fuel in your car. Smells of chemicals.
I haven't ever had a scotch this bad, not even Cutty Sark. The strong taste of kerosene gives way to a turpentine after taste after a few short hours.
Smoky, smoky, smoky. Wonderful flavors! Some of which I have no words for. Add a little water to extenuate flavor, which will bring out the undertones of fruit. Non-chill filtered and no carmel added on this one. Great stuff!
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