Smokehead Extra Rare


Extra Rare

(1l, 43%)

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A Peat project gone Stellar!
Smokehead is a peat project of Ian Macleod Distillers, a family company that has been producing different Scotch Whiskies (and other spirits) for three generations now. Their brands include Glengoyne, Tamdhu, and Isle of Skye
Smokehead Extra Rare is a Scotch Whisky made on the Island of Islay by a mystery distillery  - many guess it to be Ardbeg, or even Lagavulin. It remains to be uncovered, this mystery, by none other than yourself. We won't reveal it! Do you dare take upon this tongue challenge? Fair warning - Smokehead is not for the faint-hearted. It hits you like a cannonball filled with peat.  
As the Whisky industry searches for new ways of presenting and selling their products, there are those few that start a new wave of something different. And that is what this peat bullet is all about as it goes away from classic Scotch drinkers and lures more drinkers into this peaty, smoky and heathery cave!

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  • Style
    Single Malt Whisky
  • Region
  • Country
  • Alcohol
  • Distillery
    Ian Macleod Distillery
  • Bottler
    Ian Macleod Distillery

Flavour Spiral™

About The Flavour Spiral

slightly sweet
lemon zest
What does Smokehead Extra Rare taste like?

The Flavour Spiral™ shows the most common flavours that you'll taste in Smokehead Extra Rare 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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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 / Colour
Smell / Nose / Aroma
Heavy smoke, Sherry, malt, fresh ginger, plum jam, warm black rubber, tar and barley.

Flavour / Taste / Palate
Rich. Cocoa, peat, coal tar, iodine, honey, lemon zest. 
Long, smokey. 
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