Tomintoul Peaty Tang
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Speyside
  • Distillery Tomintoul
  • Age 5 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Alcohol 40%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • smoky
  • peaty
  • toasted oak
  • pepper
  • slightly sweet
  • zesty
  • toasted
  • malted barley
  • nutty

Tomintoul

Peaty Tang (0.7l, 40%)
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Character Goatson
Speyside Scotch that gives best tang for your buck
 
The village of Tomintoul lives and breathes Whisky. A local minister in 1797 wrote that there were 37 families and no industry - all of them sold and drank Whisky. The Tomintoul Distillery was built in 1964 and they use old-school iron-clad techniques to create their "gentle dram". Robert Fleming, Tomintoul's Master Distiller is the fourth generation in his Whisky-making family. His secret is a combo of pure spring water from the Ballantruan Spring, the barley that's usually not peated - except for this very expression, the fresh air, and oak wood casks.
 
The annual release of a deeply smoky Peaty Tang is a lower proof replacement for Tomintoul's Old Ballantruan. For two weeks out of the year, Tomintoul Distillery makes a heavily peated Whisky and this particular bottle is a Single Malt from a blend of their 5-year-old peated Whisky and their 8-year-old unpeated one. It's a balanced and complex Spirit that enjoys all the benefits of its peaty soul: it may be a young'un, but it's more intriguing than some of the older Whiskies. Its sweetness and smokiness impressed Jim Murray as well: he gave it 94 points in 2012.
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Speyside
  • Distillery Tomintoul
  • Age 5 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Alcohol 40%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Gold

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Full and zesty nose with notes of wood smoke, dark peat and sweet barley malt.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Rich and potent palate with notes of toasted oak, pepper and smoke.

Finish
Long and hot finish with a hint of pepper. 

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  • smoky
  • peaty
  • toasted oak
  • pepper
  • slightly sweet
  • zesty
  • toasted
  • malted barley
  • nutty
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
90% of all Scotch Whisky released in the market is a blend. That’s a hell of a lot.
Categories of Scotch Whisky: Single malt, Blended malt (formerly called Vatted malt), blended, single grain and blended grain Scotch.
Is Scotch always Scottish? What do you think? Yes. The answer is yes.
Beer and malt Whisky seem to have quite a bit in common. Both drinks begin with malted barley, which deliver the enzymes and sugars needed for fermentation when steeped in hot water. The two go their separate ways at the wash stage, where they're fermented or aged to become the adult beverages you know and love.
Scotland is home to more than 20 million casks of maturing Whisky. That’s four for every person living there. Nuts!
Single malt stands for around 10% of the Scotch market. This is a malt containing only one grain, legally required to be barley in Scotland, and made at a single distillery.

A blended Scotch is a combination of different malts from different distilleries. It is typically made from grain Whisky but does include malt Whisky to give it a more complex body.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
90% of all Scotch Whisky released in the market is a blend. That’s a hell of a lot.
Categories of Scotch Whisky: Single malt, Blended malt (formerly called Vatted malt), blended, single grain and blended grain Scotch.
Is Scotch always Scottish? What do you think? Yes. The answer is yes.
Beer and malt Whisky seem to have quite a bit in common. Both drinks begin with malted barley, which deliver the enzymes and sugars needed for fermentation when steeped in hot water. The two go their separate ways at the wash stage, where they're fermented or aged to become the adult beverages you know and love.
Scotland is home to more than 20 million casks of maturing Whisky. That’s four for every person living there. Nuts!
Single malt stands for around 10% of the Scotch market. This is a malt containing only one grain, legally required to be barley in Scotland, and made at a single distillery.

A blended Scotch is a combination of different malts from different distilleries. It is typically made from grain Whisky but does include malt Whisky to give it a more complex body.
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