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Overall rating
84.59/100
votes
30
Category
Blended Malt
Distilleries
Bottler
Douglas Laing (DL)
Bottling serie
Small Batch
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
200 ml
Added on
06 Jul 2012 8:44 am
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 18.31

6 × in wishlist

30 × member ratings

97 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Big Peat DL

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.59 points

  1. robbert88 scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    Delicious! You smell and taste the saltiness of the sea. Also a crustacean like smell. Smoke. Peat. Delicious! Highly recommended.

  2. Rogier Engel scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      86 86

  3. WhiskyLovingPianist did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    N: Rubber every time and i like it, along with pineapple cubes. The peat swings between coastal and farmyard which is unusual as its normally one or t’other. Ginger snaps, oil paint, turpentine, ‘Vienetta’ ice-cream, fruits - dried papaya, custard pear, rainier cherries, sour cream, the peat again is, in-between medicinal and mechanical but with heaps of dairy farm. Very nice
    T: Young spirit led followed by peat which becomes creamy. Plastic notes
    F: sweet, peaty, marijuana finish along with salty cockles
    C: Nicely produced but not that overly memorable.

    Scores a B-

    FURTHER INFO: This bottle was leaking on delivery and had been doing so for some time as the label and box were mouldy too. It seems the plastic screw cap wasn’t sufficient. Apparently this has been happening for years - See this entry from 07/01/2011. No response from WE customer services.

  4. Rustamich did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Fantastic Islay experience. Great balance of smoke and sweetness.
    • Nose
      Earthy, mossy and briney. That smoked kipper quality. Some ripe fruits lurk.
    • Taste
      The smoke coats and fills the mouth. A decent oak roasted salmon oiliness. Leaves a little salt as well.
    • Finish
      Long with plenty of smoke and sweet honey.

  5. Tommalt scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      82 82

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