Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Speciality Drinks Ltd (SMS)
Bottling serie
Elements of Islay
Refill Sherry Butt
58.2 % Vol.
500 ml
Added on
18 aug 2011 9:32 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 814.99

33 × in wishlist

45 × member ratings

92 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Port Ellen Pe4 SMS

5 users have left 5 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 91.51 points.

  1. checkpointrk scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      92 92

  2. DimiIkon scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Blind tasting: May 2021
    • Nose
      Sweet smoke, dense peat, iodine and rubber on the nose. But also a sweet fruitiness. A lot of promise.
    • Taste
      Peat and sweet barley smoke. Citrus and spices. Present and intense alcohol. Water unfolds the sweet fruit that was present on the nose.
    • Finish
      Long with sweet peat and overripe fruits. A creaminess that adds the pleasure of the dram.

  3. detachedblue scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Believed to be a 1983
    • Nose
      Golden fruits, dense peat, BBQ pork, smoked ham. A complex nose that matches to Special Releases from Diageo.
    • Taste
      Surprisingly elegant and citrusy, sweet barley peat, very very sweet, very minty, shoe polish, camphor, balanced.
    • Finish
      Elegant, sweet barley, robust peat, coconut.

  4. Marcallan38yo did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    This bottle was sold 390,00€ on The Whisky Auction Society (WAS) in February 2017

  5. checkpointuk scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Tasting notes here: http://www.weinkenner.de/2012/port-ellen-elements-of-islay-pe4-und-pe5-im-direktvergleich-21961/ Color: yellow-gold
    Nose: A smoky sweetie that complies a bit more subtle than the Pe5. In addition, traces of fresh herb serums.
    Taste: Voluminoese development of rather dry citrus notes, strongly salty and peppery. A bit edgy and not as harmonious as the Pe5.
    Finish: very long. Again herbal notes surrounded by beautiful peat-smoke-combination.
    Rating: Maechtiger, somewhat schaerferer whisky based on citrus fruits and herbs. Not quite as balanced and round mouth feel as the Pe5, but with more power and bite. 92 points
    Price: about 350 to 400 euros


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