Gentle smoke drifted across an archaeological dig of earthy aromas
(dunnage, pebble beach, coal-dust, peat hearth, oyster shells); other
interesting ‘finds’ excited the panel – lime, burnt twigs, spicy grilled
meats, Battenberg cake and perfumed soft leather gloves.
The neat palate was a fantastic, classic example of the make – smoky and
perfumed – burnt heather, barbecued scallops, lavender, violets and
Water brought fresh laundry, rock-pools, strawberry laces and purple
sherbet straws to the nose. The taste now blended sweet peat smoke into
sea-spray, with a long, lingering and satisfying finish of honey-coated
The distillery has been working since 1779.