Port Charlotte The Peat Project

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
American Oak Casks
46.0 % Vol.
200 ml 700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
Added on
03 Jul 2012 12:35 am

Average value

€ 86.10

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Whisky Reviews for Port Charlotte The Peat Project

35 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.03 points

  1. Vmarcinv scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    fresh, citrus, pleasant smoke, light and easy to drink.

  2. Funtik scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

  3. berarith73 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  4. Punktar scored this whisky 77 points Connoisseur

    This is a nice whisky that you can drink without problems. But not such a beautiful complex Islay as Lagavulin, Ardbeg, Laphroaig or Caol Ila. But you can not ask for too much - that's a project too. If you stay tuned, there are still many beautiful Port Charlotte. (These were notes from my then first tasting - and we now know that this worked with more good bottlings.)
    • Nose
      80 80
      At the beginning a little alcohol and quite pleasant smoke with clearly sweet notes in the background. Overall, fresh and light.
    • Taste
      75 75
      Started vigorously. Quite strong alcohol, which gives way quickly to an oily and pleasant smoky note. And the citrus freshness is there too. But that's it. He is just NAS and probably a little young.
    • Finish
      75 75
      Quite short but pleasant.

  5. Rosebank88 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Fat, lush onset with notes of salt, fine peat smoke, light grapes, frosting and caramel. Gradually citrus zest, rainy hay or perhaps grass silage, ozone, warm cross-paints, smoked malt and floury bittersweet apples follow.
    • Taste
      Very salty. More peat smoke, rainy hay, bacon sweetness, peppery oak and earthy minerality.
    • Finish
      Long, smoldering peat smoke, bitter oak and herbaceous florality.

  6. wisekycourse scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    On the nose, fresh peat, lemon!
    On the palate, a little sweetness, few spices, a little dried herbs, ubiquitous peat and lemon!
    In the final, medium to long on the same aromas.
    A simple dram, effective, little disturbing!
    • Nose
      peat, lemon, velvety.

  7. hs305 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    [December, 2012]  Finally I finished a bottle that I bought for 30,50 Euro in September, 2012.

    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 82,5.  I found it not worthwhile to take any notes.

  8. toklian scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    Serge says: I know, lots of Port Charlottes on WF these days but I like them. This
    multi-vintage version replaces the previous 3D, Peat and An Turas Mor
    versions of peated Bruichladdich. Colour: pale white wine. Nose:
    instantly reminds me of the Bruichladdich ‘Peat’ indeed, although I
    think I’ve never written proper tasting notes for that one. It seems to
    be quite young, sooty and smoky, quite farmy, with some wet dogs (yeah,
    I’m sorry, dogs), raw wool, some mint and aniseed, seawater, a little
    lemon, wet clothes and then a growing barleyness. A farmyard near the
    sea. Mouth: quite good, quite creamy, between lemons, a green kind of
    peat smoke, barley sugar and a mix of vanilla, cut apples and liquorice.
    For a peated Islayer, it’s relatively light and pretty easy. The 40ppm
    do not show, this is rather less peaty than all three ‘monsters’ from
    the Kildalton coast. Finish: medium long, briny. Comments: this baby’s
    probably quite young on average. It’s an easy and simple peater, quite
    fresh, pretty undemanding and rather quaffable. Would be great on an ice
    cube… Next July! SGP:336 - 81 points.

  9. hfos scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      84 84

  10. Helgo scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    I admit that I am a bit biased at Bruichladdich, as opposed to the masses. My experience Laddie 10 and other bottlings from the house Bruichladdich were mixed. Therefore, a rating should always be understood from this point of view.

    At this special filling the nose or a smell of "Kuhurin" disturbed me. This is a childhood smell that I can definitely confirm.

    Otherwise, I find the Peat project "despite 46% pretty" lax "and thin The finish is short and fades quickly.

    Maybe I've just caught a bad batch, but I do not really believe in the overall impression of the reviews ...
    • Nose
      68 68
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      81 81


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