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Overall rating
89.01/100
votes
71
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Fox Fitzgerald (FF)
Stated Age
25 years old
Casktype
Refill and virgin oak
Number of bottles
3000
Strength
52.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L1 1409-2017-11
Barcode
5010327927794
Added on
24 Dec 2017 2:40 pm by yggr
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 208.11

26 × in wishlist

71 × member ratings

114 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Peat's Beast Twenty Five

14 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.01 points

  1. svenske2015 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Ruben said something about it here: https://www.whiskynotes.be/2018/undisclosed/peats-beast-25-year-old/

  2. Whiskybilly scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    It is an Ardbeg! Got the details from an Insider :-)

  3. coldsun scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Flavor has elements of caramel, fresh fruits, berries, vanilla, honey, tiny peat, grapefruit plus smoke, prunes, cacao after tasting. Taste has notes of sweet peat, malt, fresh fruits, spices (pepper, ginger). Finish has notes of peat, smoke, deep spices (long), malt, fresh fruits.

  4. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    The nose is youthful .... reminds the Alligator ... the body is not enough in contrast to the degree ... the flaw in the taste is compensated by the long aftertaste ... well, but 86 ... for now) ... 87 for me it's a little holiday .. and he good in its simplicity ... sorry but 86

  5. gallfux did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Quite fresh on the nose for 25 years, but - almost inevitably - not youthful. A rather straight nose. The smoke is reminiscent of barbecue. Spicy meat with smoky BBQ sauce. Also citrus notes. And to stick to the topic of barbecuing, maybe something like mango chutney.
    A nice sweetness in the mouth. Candy sugar. Plus a good surge of smoke. Rather herbal and phenolic. A little peach. More peel than pulp. Then pleasant oak flavor and ashy smoke.

    He likes it well. Relatively straightforward, but with depth. Was delicious.

  6. Dr. J. Russell scored this whisky 92 points Expert Junior

    Many thanks to Achim Belza for the great dram that I was able to enjoy with him in the middle of the Corona crisis.

    A wonderfully full whisky, with force, a lot of wood, a pleasant sherry sweetness and the peppery Ardbegnote with an eternally long warm smoky reverberation that extends into the pit of the stomach. Great pleasure

  7. Spiceweasel scored this whisky 90 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  8. Kovalyoff scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    87 Yummy. It looks like Ardbeg. But for 25 years does not pull.
    Nose: campfire smoke, pepper, smoked meats.
    Flavor: pepper mixture
    Finish: medium-long, pleasant, with a drop of polish.

  9. Kensay scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Ardbeg, classic ardbeg. Rectilinear, peppery, balanced

  10. TomBx scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    According to an undoubtedly credible staff member of the distillery - it's an Ardbeg!!! And it doesn't taste too dissimilar to their current "Twenty Somethings"...

    Hard to beat at that kind of a price...

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