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Overall rating
85.01/100
votes
93
Whiskybase ID
WB129838
Category
Blended Malt
Bottler
Compass Box (CB)
Bottled
21.03.2019
Casktype
American Refill Hogsheads
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
The Painting Label
Bottle code
L 21 03 19 3 22:32 BB
Barcode
5065000482190
Added on
15 Apr 2019 4:30 pm by Docmacwhisky
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 51.24

17 × in wishlist

93 × member ratings

249 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for The Peat Monster 4th Edition CB

20 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.01 points

  1. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    22 21 21 22 86
    22 22 21 22 87

    very solid winter whiskey, just a pleasure!

  2. DenisLeonov scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Balance (20)
    Boring, nothing monstrous ... young Ila, too sweet (80)
    • Nose
      Sweet peat, machine oil, salt, iodine ... young and boring, too sweet (20)
    • Taste
      Sweet Ash, Strawberry Jam (20)
    • Finish
      Sweet finish, iodine and berries, wood and smoke, lots of vanilla, machine oil (20)

  3. elipszis scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      best resembles Ardbeg 5 Wee Beastie
      clay + peat
      salty
      roasted chestnut
      pear + ash
      citrus sweets
      leucloplast scent
      spiciness.
    • Taste
      lemon (laphroaig) + pineapple (caol ila)
      salt
      iodine
      fog
      (World War II)
    • Finish
      medium

  4. thebonewolf scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    A non-peat lover won’t like this, a peat lover will. While it isn’t what people typically call a “monster”, they have achieved the desired ramp up in elegance intended with the new recipe.
    • Nose
      Subtle smoke, old lemon (dried from being sliced and sitting in the fridge rather than dehydrated), brine, metal, not quite pepperoni.
    • Taste
      Smoke, white pepper, much peat but not “in your face”.
    • Finish
      Long, ash/tobacco, meat char.

  5. byPerez scored this whisky 80 points Newbie

    Well-balanced "peat" malt whiskey. Very nice artistic etiquette))

  6. Cyril31 scored this whisky 75 points Member Senior

    Good but a quite shirt finish. It's a powerful Whisky on the finishing.
    A little on the sweet but strength.

  7. Lenart scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    BLIND PROVEN

    Gardening peat whisky with a brilliant sweet malty development.

  8. HedonistMan scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    Full flavour
    • Nose
      88 88
      Peated ))))))
    • Taste
      89 89
      Smoke, peat, some spicy
    • Finish
      88 88

  9. señor_D scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    At this moment 1/4 through the bottle.
    In a brief summation - an elegant light baby peater, with all there is to be desired from a refill Islay youngster.

    Turpentine - Bone marrow - Old engine - Carpet store - Mint - Sage...

    First and foremost, I'm pleasantly surprised! Was on the lookout for a malt like this: with peaty, medicinal, savory and marine flavors, BUT not a ton of smoke.
    It's light, not a heavy hitter. Swims excellently - as you add water couple of drops at a time, it gets increasingly sweet and savory. This dram is supposed to be youngish blend of primarily Caol Ila with a good portion of Laphroaig and just a dash of some other stuff (upon asking via email folks at CB provide even more info than what's on their charts). Beats me why they couldn't just ommit the 1% of some highland malt and just call it what it is - an essential Islay. But let them do their thing, since it works so splendidly.

  10. Squinugie scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      82 82

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