The Matsui The Peated

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Matsui Collection
ex- bourbon casks
48.0 % Vol.
200 ml 700 ml 750 ml
Distilled in Japan
Added on
11 apr 2019 12:05 pm by eaque

Average value

€ 109.69

8 × in wishlist

40 × member ratings

247 × in collection

Whisky reviews for The Matsui The Peated

4 users have left 4 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 76.74 points.

  1. Z28Pete scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

    Everything is expensive in Japan – land, grains, etc. Cost must be a consideration when rating a whisky. The average value for this whisky is USD $114. If I had paid this amount for this very young whisky, I would be rating it quite a bit lower. Having paid USD $40 for it, I can be more forgiving of its shortcomings. It does have a rubbery note but, this can be
    greatly diminished with a few drops of water to an inoffensive state.

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  3. RCA45 scored this whisky 45 points Expert Senior

    For me this whisky have a rubbery off-note that really puts me off. This is my personal opinion. Some people may like this, but for me this whisky is a no go. I was not able to finish this dram.

  4. KyotoLefty scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    Appearance: Darker than the others. Medium orange amber.

    Nose: Tons of iodine and diesel fuel. Smoky, but not huge on the campfire. It’s precisely the kind of peat I generally avoid. A bit of malt. Not much else.

    Palate: Touch of wood, bit more campfire, diesel fumes, iodine, medicine chest. Very peaty and very raw. This needs way more time to mellow.

    Finish: Iodine honey, vanilla submerged in diesel.

    With Water: Slightly more smoky and wood. Definitely helps tame the fumes.

    Overall: This is way too peated to be enjoyed this young. I find almost no cask influence, and the peat is 100% medicinal, not of the Highland type at all. It’s hard work. Hopefully it will age well. Hope they have good casks.

  5. Saltmark scored this whisky 81 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      79 79


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