Son of a Peat Batch 01

Son of a Peat

Batch 01

(0.75l, 48.3%)


8/10
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Son of a Peat is a members exclusive private label inspired by the Flaviar community. We set out to create a high quality Peated Blended Malt Scotch our members would love—and they do. Each batch is unique and in short supply. A collector’s wet dram sourced from the finest distilleries of Scotland whose names shall remain, well... shrouded in mystery.

BATCH 01 is a remarkable marriage of eight of the most famous Scotch Single Malts from Islay, Islands and the Speyside region. The end result is a complex and commanding Whisky bottled at the peak of its powers—its spirit barely contained by the cork. We treated each drop by hand to ensure the Whisky got the care it deserved. 48.3% strong, no added color and non-chill filtered.

This is a gruff, yet utterly charming dram of both mysterious and chaotic nature. Its flavors are dark, heavy and intense, but also strangely warm and welcoming.

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  • Style
    Blended Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Region
    Islay, Islands, Speyside
  • Country
    Scotland
  • Alcohol
    48.3%
  • Distillery
    NAS
  • Bottler
    Flaviar
  • Age
    Up to 16 Year Old
  • Chill Filtered?
    No

Flavour Spiral™

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peaty
smoky
sherry
citrus
apricot
oily
biscuit
salty
bittersweet
What does Son of a Peat Batch 01 taste like?

The Flavour Spiral™ shows the most common flavours that you'll taste in Son of a Peat Batch 01 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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Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland and some other parts of the world distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and USA they spell it Whiskey.

Tasting Notes

The usual suspects—peat, smoke, and salt—are all there. But the more you taste, the more biscuity and sweet it becomes. Then, there's apricot, sherry, citrus and green apple notes that take things to 11. The finish is oily, succulent and bittersweet. A lip-smacking smoking gun delight!
Ratings & Reviews
anonymous
anonymous,
Fabulous peaty cocktail!
Jon
Jon,
Thoroughly enjoying this. Very well balanced with just the right amount of smoke to remind me I'm drinking Scotch whisky.
david
david,
I have read the comments and I feel my product had something wrong with it tried to resolve with Flaviar without resolution purchased 3 bottles that are not drinkable very dissappointed so it a huge thumbs down from me!
Damian
Damian,
Loved it. Hearty and party, with a svelte finish.
Jason
Jason,
Amazing depth and flavour
William
William,
Love Lagavulin this rates up there with my 16 year old. Lucky me bought two bottles.
Matthew
Matthew,
LOTS of smoke and peat for my taste. I don’t have as much experience with strong scotch, but this was good. I think the flavor profile for me was somewhat reverse of what is advertised. I get no smoke or peat up front, but the smokey, peaty aftertaste sticks around for a good five minutes. Glad to have a bottle!
Shalomah
Shalomah,
BRAVO! A hearty feel-good genuine series of claps is need for the Son of a Peat. This blew me away and I highly recommend this for all the peaty Scotch drinkers. I'm not sure if this will be available around the clock yearly for purchase, but it's a must have for the home and personal collection. BRAVO!
Coleman
Coleman,
This is peat. Welcome. I'm so glad to be able to own and share this amazing bottle. The only problem is I can't drink it more often....
john
john,
I was lucky enough to get a bottle of this amazing Scotch. So smooth and just the right amount of smokiness. I have to admit that I really liked this wisky straight and if I could I would partake everyday. Sadly my bottle is empty now with no replacement in sight.
Jim
Jim,
Great stuff! Loved it
Tony
Tony,
Real good blend. Perfect peat. Smokey and smooth. I'd buy again. Can't wait for Batch 2.
David
David,
Great blend. Smokey and smooth. Strong, but not overpowering. Beautiful nose. Doesn't dank-out at the end...finishes mellow leaving you longing for more. I'd buy again.
Josh
Josh,
Solid, complex flavor, with a rich smoke touched by a little bit of sweetness (not too much)
Louis
Louis,
A nice combination of smokey and smoothness.
Michael
Michael,
Quite delicious and smooth. For such a lite colored scotch, it had wonderful amounts of peat. Not at all overpowering or overly pungent.
Robert
Robert,
Loved it.
Vicky
Vicky,
This Son of a Peat was amazing! Possibly the best whiskey I have ever tasted. Peaty, but smooth and not overwhelming. So good you can drink it with just a bit of plain water, no ice needed. I drink many whiskeys in a bit of sparkling water, but this one is better in plain water - a real testament to it's smoothness and complex flavors! Great nose - smells peaty but not too strong. Great finish, too... lingers on the pallet but not in a bad way. Makes you want to keep sipping! I wish I had gotten two bottles!
Chris
Chris,
The nose is very strong and smokey, taste is too smokey for me.
Douglas
Douglas,
I think this is a wonderful blend that is smooth but still creates an interesting smoky finish. This is a "Do it again" Scotch!
Charles
Charles,
Great first effort! Compares well with Islay single malts. Smokey, sweet, smooth.
Andy
Andy,
wonderful mix, not too smoke, nice finish...glad I bought 2 :)
Christopher
Christopher,
This was horrible. The favor profile did not match the bottle. This was a very harsh tasting scotch. It was not smooth and did not have any kind of finish. I was extremely disappointed in this bottle.
Frederic
Frederic,
Fantastic blend of peated whiskies from different parts of the world. A one of a kind jem.
Richard
Richard,
Nope! It was too peaty for my tastes. I could not finish the first sip. For me it was a waste.
Ray
Ray,
Not overly peated, clean finish
kirk
kirk,
It tasted like creosote. I hate to give a bad rating but it was that bad. I tasted it with a local whisky distiller.
James
James,
Wish I could give a zero. Only alcohol I actually had to spit out. It is horrible was The consensus from the group of five that gathered at my home for the tasting. I could not even give it away to anyone there for the tasting. Please do not waste your money. First purchase from Flaviar I absolutely regret.
Marla
Marla,
LOVED IT! My husband and I are both peat lovers, and this one held its own against some of the best peaty scotches out there. Make more please!!
Chad
Chad,
Not my thing but it was worth a shot.
Robert
Robert,
you like Peat than this is for you. Can’t say this is my favorite scotch but I knew it was going to be strong and full of flavor. For me it’s a bit much on the peat and smoke for it to be an everyday drinker, but I will share with friends who are adventurous and brave enough for the flavor challenge. I read the profile that it’s heavy and intense the which I say hell yeah you’re right. It’s really good with an IPA as it balances each other out, but beware this thing is intense.
Matic
Matic,
While I'm not a peat lover per se, I actually really, really enjoyed this.
Jeffrey
Jeffrey,
super good, wish i could buy more!!
michael
michael,
little less peat but a very smooth drink.not a grupping whiskey, a nice sipping drink
Nicole
Nicole,
Loved it, just the right amount of peat. And great in a Penicillin:).
Axel
Axel,
Not too much of anything, very well balanced, the smokiness is rich. So very much addictive. Wish I had two bought two bottles. Can’t wait to try your upcoming Cognac!
Ryan
Ryan,
I prefer a touch less peat, but a smooth drinking spirit that treats you well
Rolf
Rolf,
A little thin and to much alkohol.
Nikola
Nikola,
Way too smooth and sweet for it to be almost 50% ABV...and I mean that in the best possible way as I had to check it twice just to be sure!! I personally like more smoke and peat in my Scotch, but I expected less tbh. Best Peated Whisky I've ever had at this price point for sure..if you're venturing into the world of Peat for the first time, you should definitely start with its Son!
Simon
Simon,
A delightful taste that would have been perfect with a bit of more smoke. The aroma id almost too gentle but the taste, overall, is wonderful!
Jamie
Jamie,
Ended up being too overwhelming for me.
Christopher
Christopher,
I've never tasted a Peat Scotch this good before. Excellent aroma and taste.
August
August,
Oh man, such a nice peaty flavor, smooth but still with that nice scotch flavor. More...Please!
Andres
Andres,
Just horrible
Calvin
Calvin,
Freakin' Yummy...Absolutely, Positively, 100% Freakin' Yummy. I require more!
Craig
Craig,
Son of Peat. I've had Big Peat and was kinda hoping for a similar experience. I crack open the bottle and was greeted with a nice smokey aroma, but I knew this was not going to be a Big Peat. I taste it. The smoke is there, but so is the alcohol!! At 48% there is a bite. The alcohol tastes very young and must have been bottled right at 3 years. Now the name, Son of Peat, makes sense. This Whisky is a baby and needs at least another 5 years.
Lance
Lance,
For the first batch I am impressed, great nose, lite color and the touch of smoke with a mild peat finish that sends me back for another pour, next batch I will get three more bottles, two for me and one to share!! Well done Flaviar !!!
Gary
Gary,
Loved the side by side flavor: sweet and smoke.
Tracy
Tracy,
Very bold, with lots of character
Joshua
Joshua,
The overall flavour was quite good, once you get past the robust scent of smokiness from the peat (hence the name). It was a bit much for my liking though, as much as I wanted to like it.
Bradley
Bradley,
Very smoky leathery taste and aroma
Andrew
Andrew,
Big, bold and a peat's peat. For sure not what I would use to introduce someone new to whisky but for SURE what I would use to give a special glass to someone who knows what they like.
James
James,
Peat and iodine almost smack you in the face. The first sip disclosed the massive, smoky peat. Each successive sip displayed subtle nuances of sherry and dried fruits with a hint of sweetness. A nice oily mouth feel with a long finish. Not an everyday dram or for everyone, but a wonderful first effort.
Mary
Mary,
Peat right up front, and peat at the end, but with a beautiful sweetness in the middle. very enjoyable.
Marinos
Marinos,
Really nice and Easy yo Drink Whisky with Balanced Aromas & Smokiness
Stephen
Stephen,
Not bad Flaviar! I can taste the peat and smoke followed by the Speyside sweetness. A bit bitter at the end as well. The higher than usual alcohol content is added bonus. All in all I say bravo, and I’m looking forward to the next batch.
Anthony
Anthony,
I'm not sure what I expected, but perhaps the mention of Speyside threw me off as I love Tamdhu. As Benjamin mentioned, a gamble that did not pay off for me. I have friends who love a taste of the Old Sod, so perhaps they will enjoy it.
William
William,
Love it
Benjamin
Benjamin,
It was a gamble, a shame it did not work out.
Steven
Steven,
WOW! It lives up to its name! Smells of Peat, first taste is all Peat with some saltiness mixed in. Light sweetness at First, but fades into the saltiness and finishes with light spiciness and peat! Very good!
Ronald
Ronald,
First time ever drinking peat and it is not for me!!
Lou
Lou,
I can definitely appreciate that this is a high quality peated blend, even though it’s not my favorite flavor. First sip is like Clint Eastwood punching you in the mouth, but after you get used to it it’s quite tasty!
Jeffrey
Jeffrey,
Smokey and peaty flavor. Taste the citrus and apricot flavor which I like. Definitely good for when guest come over.
Bryan
Bryan,
Wasn’t impressed on first taste I will try it again but very underwhelmed.
Ken
Ken,
Peat on the nose. Of course!! Smooth and great tasting!
Trevor
Trevor,
Peaty but sweet, great stuff.
Thomas
Thomas,
It's no Lagavulin 16, but's it's fantastic none-the-less. So glad I got a bottle of this.
Jason
Jason,
Peat and smoke on the nose, very typical Islay. The palate holds a nice surprise, as the peat hits in a big wave up front but a light fruit sweetness follows, before a wave of peat continues in the lingering and smooth finish. Overall a great first effort!
David
David,
I was skeptical but you can tell a lot of thought went into this blend. Assertive peat aroma, earthy yet bright. Lightly sweet, with a hint of stone fruit. Very enjoyable for a peat lover.
Christine
Christine,
So peaty. So smooth. So good.
Casey
Casey,
Levels and levels. I feel I'm being initiated into the world of real flavor.
Chris
Chris,
Beautifully punchy peaty taste.
Aljaz
Aljaz,
If you feel like smoke and peat could be your poison, this is the dram you should start your peated journey with! The flavor profile is amazing!
Andrej
Andrej,
9 is my first impression. Feels really good. All around mouths. Taste lasts couple of minutes. Goody!
Klemen
Klemen,
10/10, would consume daily and become an alcoholic for this.
Tin
Tin,
Wow! This guy knows what he's talking about.
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