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Big Peat Christmas Edition DL

Overall rating
86.05/100
votes
122
Category
Blended Malt
Distilleries
Bottler
Douglas Laing (DL)
Bottled
02.08.2017
Number of bottles
15000
Strength
54.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
L 12 08 17 3 10:36 BB Batch 82
Barcode
5014218802368
Added on
11 Sep 2017 5:25 pm by maltaholic
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 66,16

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Whisky Reviews for Big Peat Christmas Edition DL

17 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.05 points

  1. karloff scored this whisky 90 points Specialist

    Ido like my peated whisky and this is wonderful stuff. thanks to Peatbogger for the sample.
    • Nose
      Obviously the peat smoke is dominant but there are subtle hints of fruit and tobacco. Also there seems to be metallic elements but not in a bad way. Deep in there, there is a really old varnished dark wood table.
    • Taste
      I think the Balrog woke from his slumber deep within the depths of the Dwarven kingdom of Moria and spat in my glass, and i love it. Intense but at the same time subdued with those fruit flavours bursting through.
    • Finish
      Because this coats the mouth nicely, it is long and dry but not too dry. Feels like i've just finished a fisherman's friend cough sweet.

  2. ctu scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    I agree with KayMeertens, no more than 87 points. But the best BP so far, bacause the cask strength!?
    • Nose
      Sweet peat, caramel, camphor, citruses, vanilla and fruits.
    • Taste
      Strong, oily. Smoke, tar, heavily roasted coffee, peat, cocoa, pepper and oak.
    • Finish
      Long, sweet, spicy, smoky.

  3. peatbogger scored this whisky 89 points Specialist

    Cask strenght give this the power to carry more of the rich flavours. Tasty and powerful.
    • Nose
      The peat is very "crispy" and clean.

      Just tried the Norway edition which got a sweet&sour briney peat, this is rounder and apears more matured.

      Some warm yellow fruit notes and a small hint of both vanilla and caramel.

      Nothing extreme about it in any way, a nice and inviting nose.
    • Taste
      Quite thick and oily arrival.

      Neat the spice is noticable, but still at a pleasant level.

      Dark smoke, tar, gear lube, dark roast coffee beans.
    • Finish
      A bit above medium lenght, coffee turning towards chocolate, sweet cereal note and mild spice linger the longest.

  4. thijs100 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Nothing to fault here. Well-balanced and integrated, nicely blended. Not an in your face peat bomb, it has more to offer, although this will more than satisfy peat lovers.
    • Nose
      Young and vibrant. Sweet malted barley, sauerkraut and smoldering campfire smoke. Plenty of vanilla too, as well as overripe banana. Nicely balanced.
    • Taste
      Lots of brine, some tar, but also plenty of peat and thick smoke. Some mild spices, as well as mild notes of chocolate at the end there.
    • Finish
      Peat, rye bread and subtle chocolate. Medium in length.

  5. HW74 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    I like the bottling of 2016 better than this one. In any case, a very good whiskey.
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  6. Kator scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  7. karloff scored this whisky 90 points Specialist

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      89 89

  8. namnug did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    Not written during the dram
    • Nose
      Moderately intense peat smoke.
    • Taste
      Strong peat, dried fruits and pepper spice, with a hint of honey 
    • Finish
      spice of moderate intensity. A bit nutty

  9. peatbogger scored this whisky 89 points Specialist

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

  10. Hvdree scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

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