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Overall rating
78.42/100
votes
272
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5021349700098
Added on
24 May 2008 12:35 pm
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 31,43

15 × in wishlist

272 × member ratings

556 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Tomintoul Peaty Tang

46 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 78.42 points

  1. hs305 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    [February, 2017]  Together with friends I emptied a bottle that I bought for 30 Euro in March, 2015.  This batch was bottled on January 13th, 2015.[October, 2015]  Together with friends I emptied another bottle that I bought for 30 Euro in March, 2015.  This batch was bottled on January 13th, 2015.

    In my old rating system (ten scales that translate into WB points: 50 - 66 - 75 - 80 - 82,5 - 85 - 87,5 - 90 - 92,5 - 95) I scored it 85 both times.  My notes state a fresh and nicely balanced malty and peaty profile.  One of the best bargain NAS editions out there...

  2. Mr.Edradour scored this whisky 68 points Connoisseur

    What that?
    Tastes like boiled tang or medicine.
    If this would have been my first single malt scotch, I would never ever have tried a second one!
    The worst whisky I tried in my whole lifetime so far!

  3. Mr. D. scored this whisky 75 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      74 74
    • Finish
      72 72

  4. Wolv scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      85 85

  5. Martin1965 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Smoke, heather, flower meadow
    • Taste
      Smoke, Fruity, Nutty, Earthy
    • Finish
      Medium long with smoke

      Very harmonious and balanced for a young whisky.
      For smoke beginners a recommendation. Suitable for colliery.
      I like it.

  6. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 75 points Connoisseur

    Young, smoky, but without mistakes and therefore pleasant. No Islay smoke, more "fat" mainland peat.

  7. Falnor scored this whisky 74 points Connoisseur

    Don't expect a great peated whisky, but for this price this is a good choice.
    • Nose
      74 74
    • Taste
      75 75
    • Finish
      73 73

  8. whiskyd scored this whisky 65 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      62 62
    • Taste
      65 65
    • Finish
      68 68

  9. HW74 scored this whisky 64 points Expert Senior

    Got the whisky as a gift, an original 5cl sample. What can I say, I expected much more. If you smell from the bottle, you almost believe in a Laphroaig. The smoke evaporates very quickly in the glass and a reminder remains. Then comes a smell that I can hardly describe, somehow after fresh paint. A very young whisky, on which in my opinion the keg had too much influence, reminds me here again of the new Laphroaigs, unfortunately. I did not like it, maybe it was because of the sample. Bitter and very dry on the finish, there is nothing that I like.
    • Nose
      64 64
    • Taste
      62 62
    • Finish
      58 58

  10. RobIsrael scored this whisky 77 points Member Senior

    2015 bottle code
    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      75 75
    • Finish
      72 72

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