Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Blended Malt
Compass Box (CB)
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
13 Oct 2013 2:50 pm

Average value

€ 75.00

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56 × member ratings

152 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for The Peat Monster 1st Edition CB

10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.39 points

  1. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Good peat blend without any sherry. Endless long finish.

  2. JacobaEd scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

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

  3. Albaron scored this whisky 82 points Specialist

    Not really something special, quite delicious, but unsettling and, above all, he is very fast away. That's a pity, because the aromas are pleasant, especially the citrus / grapefruit notes. The memory of an Ardbeg TEN is not to be dismissed, because some flavors are also offered by this.
    • Nose
      dry smoke, slightly phenolic, grapefruit, the white of the citrus peel (mesocarp), creamy toffee, a hint of vanilla
    • Taste
      some sweet wood, strong smoke, a bit grainy, also here the toffee cream and very light vanilla flavors
    • Finish
      the toffee cream fades quite quickly in addition to the smoke, oak is virtually unnoticeable. A very short finish.

  4. Kostya scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    fine young peated blended malt, fresh and not overly complex
    • Nose
      (neat) refined peat, very pleasant fruity-floral
      nose, pickles, salty caramel, creme brulee.

      (water) creamy, vanilla, sweet,
      very light and subdued peat, grilled bacon, kielbasi
    • Taste
      (neat) bitter-sweet,
      turns sour quickly, mild young peat

      (water) sweet peat, salty, dark unsweetened
      chocolate, bitter herbal liquor
    • Finish
      short finish, fairly simple, some

  5. Georges scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      81 81

  6. Georges scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Peat smoke, seaweed, salty, fruity (oranges, bananas)
    • Taste
      Oily, vanilla, honey, seasalt
    • Finish
      Medium long, peat smoke, oaky

  7. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    blind tasting, my guess young Ledaig
    • Nose
      peat, young, smoked ham, spices, rubber, oily, briny - salt, citrus fruits and some ashes
    • Taste
      peat, oily, smoke, spices - white pepper, meaty - sausage with cloves, floral and burned wood - Lapsang tea
    • Finish
      medium drying with ham, rubber, briny - salt, citrus and ashes

  8. Gloin scored this whisky 76 points Expert Senior

    It starts in the nose with neat smoke, a lot, but not extreme. The smoke has medical notes. Added to this are vanilla and light fruit flavors. The fruit reminds me of bright apples, but something citrusy is also there. However, the fruit notes are very cautious compared to the smoke. The taste follows the smell, the smoke dominates, a slight sweetness is there, but the fruit is almost gone. There is also a bit of oak. The finish is medium long and very bitter.
    So a monster is not that, it reminds me of the Ardbeg 10, but is somehow more inharmonious than this one. The bitter finish disturbs a little. From me there are 76 points for it

  9. Myst111 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      87 87

  10. KayMeertens scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    My guess would be that there's quite some peated Bunnahabhain in this one.
    • Nose
      Peat, toffee, citrus, gingerbread, orange, peach and vanilla.
    • Taste
      Peat, toffee, dark chocolate and gingerbread.
    • Finish
      Peat, toffee, dark chocolate and gingerbread.


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