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Big Peat Drinks by the Dram Edition DL

Overall rating
77.50/100
votes
4
Whiskybase ID
WB105146
Category
Blended Malt
Distilleries
Bottler
Douglas Laing (DL)
Bottled
2017
Strength
48.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L200717
Barcode
5014218798944
Added on
15 Dec 2017 7:34 pm by Lewinston
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 99.00

7 × in wishlist

4 × member ratings

39 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Big Peat Drinks by the Dram Edition DL

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 77.50 points

  1. The_Osprey scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Big Peat Drinks by the Dram Ed BMSW 48%.

    30ml at home, Aug 2021.

    Colourless, or so close to being so as to not be worth attempting to describe it otherwise. Strictly it lacks the colour it needs to have to be called whisky by law, although personally I'm very glad that is hasn’t any caramel in it.

    Musty, mildly smoky aroma, faint lemon vibes. Suggestive of Ardbeg, Kilchoman and Caol Ila. Touch of WD40, but very mild. Buttery mince pies. Seawater. Polished metal. Coins. Softest caramel note. The blend of whiskies is definitely throwing up some interesting aromas. All a bit muted and metallic though. Polished metal becomes a bit dominant.

    Taste is soft and easy, light salty spirit, rusty notes, lingering smoke. A good dose of Caol Ila here for sure, as you'd expect, although I get the characteristic Ardbeg mid-palate flavour of lemon shortbread too. A perfectly pleasing Islay whisky taste-wise. As solid as you like. Clean spirit. Punchy peat smoke. The aroma doesn't do that much for me but it drinks great at the end of an evening. 3.5/84

  2. spagr scored this whisky 51 points Expert Senior

    Nose - the worst whisky in my life. Little bit peaty and huge undefined smell that definitely does not push you to drink the bottle.

    Taste - little peaty whisky spirit with medicinal tail.

    I preffer not to dring it anymore.

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