- Whiskybase ID
- Single Malt
- Fox Fitzgerald (FF)
- Bourbon Casks
- Number of bottles
- 46.0 % Vol.
- 700 ml
- Added on
- 07 Apr 2012 12:56 am
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113 × member ratings
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Whisky Reviews for Peat's Beast Intensely Peated FF
17 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 78.96 points
- Peat's Beast 46%. Quite pale yellow. Pleasant aroma of rubber, damp creosote-treated wood, burnt wood. Touch of grapefruit. Taste is salty and juicy up front. Soft burnt wood and faintly medicinal. Waxy fruits. Builds to a good salty crescendo. Biscuity background. Not much oak, just a touch. Punchy peat. Definitely leans towards young rather than old and spirit rather than cask character. Good stuff here. 3.55/85
- Relatively much smoke, I appreciate Caol ila and Lagavulin in larger proportions, slightly sweet. Overall, a blend that pleases, but nothing more.
- From a brand called Peat's Beast you expect to be slapped in the face and choked by smoke. That's not the case here.
Not very beasty at all. Young peat with a touch of smoked paprika powder and a whiff of sauerkraut. There's liquorice root, as well as some cigar tobacco.
A bit of ash and bitter lemon peel, as well as some sweet and sugary malt — mash-like at times. Obviously there's enough peat smoke here, but not in abundance. Lacking a bit of mouthfeel.
White pepper, ginger. Medium in length.
- Everything first you do not smell so much smoke what I actually expected but really an earthy / peat smell. Deeper in the whisky is a powerful smoky odor.
You just smell that this is a whisky with spirit and body! Lots of body!
Just add a drop of water to break open the pallet.
A bit more like a sea-like odor. And something that looks like fried bacon.
I grab another glass and fill it with the same peat's beast but then don't add any water. Let's see what the difference is.
First the peat's beast without water.
I taste a shitload of fire, smoke, forest fire, a salty taste. It looks like a kind of barbecue on the beach. Together with a tasty pepper that fits perfectly in the taste profile.
In the peat's beast with water, these sharp, powerful flavors become more reserved and a small fruity sweet comes up.
In the aftertaste it remains smoky and peat but now comes together with an assy taste.
Here you can also taste that it is a greasy / oil-like whisky with a dry aftertaste.
- Peat's Beast is definitely not whisky for everyday drinking but it is a big peat bomb. I really liked it and the finish was the best. This is the most peat whisky I've ever drank. And I like it.
- A blended malt including Benriach, Laphroaig, Caol Ila and Ardbeg! Speyside and Islay, so. Indeed, the peat is difficult to define: sometimes it looks towards the medicinal side sometimes towards the fire side. This peat, on the nose, is accompanied by lemon and behind, hides a sweet malt, in which hides some fresh fruits. These take a moment to cross the peat which is quite intense. In the mouth, very invigorating. It is surprisingly the spirit of Speyside that dominates with the honeyed and fruity side. Peat is melted, just like alcohol, perfectly integrated. 46%? It looks less. I do not feel the need to add a single drop of water. It has the flexibility of a blend. The final is on spices, lemon and dry smoke.