Smokehead Whisky

Smokehead

Whisky

(0.7l, 43%)


7.3/10
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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 Whisky for three generations. The identity of the exact distillery is unknown and the mystery to this almost cult brand has got a firm base of thirsty followers. The approach to the production of this phenolic Islay malt is as fresh and crisp as this straightforward dram itself. 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!
 
Smokehead is a rich, seaweedy, and intensely peatead Islay malt Whisky. It bears no age statement and we don’t know in which barrels it was matured. But, hey, we  don’t care as long as we can take a ride on this explosive rollercoaster of peat, smoke and spice!
 

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  • Style
    Single Malt Whisky
  • Region
    Scotland
  • Country
    Scotland
  • Alcohol
    43%
  • Distillery
    Ian Macleod
  • Bottler
    Ian Macleod

Flavour Spiral™

About The Flavour Spiral

Close
smoky
peaty
phenols
sherry
dried fruit
slightly sweet
salty
herbs
honey
What does Smokehead Whisky taste like?

The Flavour Spiral™ shows the most common flavours that you'll taste in Smokehead Whisky 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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Tasting Notes

Appeareance / Colour
Amber gold.
 
Smell / Nose
Smoke alarm! Thick and full of peat, salt and spices, a real cannonball! 
 
Taste / Palate
Again a new hit of peat, coming behind there are herbs, a touch of sherry some fruity sweetness and of course some more smoke!
 
Finish
A long salty and strong finish with all of the above mentioned sensational feelings. A young, vibrant and powerful dram we may say.
 
Ratings & Reviews
anonymous
anonymous,
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anonymous
anonymous,
a great mixture from smoke to fruity and sweet taste. first smell off the bottle reminded me of a smoky hells angel leather vest.
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