Angels' Nectar Rich Peat Edition Hf

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Blended Malt
Highfern (Hf)
Stated Age
06 years old
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
10 Feb 2016 6:46 pm by Gonathras

Average value

€ 46.10

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Whisky Reviews for Angels' Nectar Rich Peat Edition Hf

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.07 points

  1. coldsun scored this whisky 76 points Expert Senior

    Barley malt, cakes, Easter bread, delicate peat smoke. Finish echoes taste with light spicy cut.

  2. Ziegelhütte-Idstein did not rate this whisky Member Junior

    • Nose
      Peat, ginger, moss
    • Taste
      Salt water, toffee, cinnamon
    • Finish
      A warming balance of sweetness, peat and spice

  3. wisekycourse did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    On the nose, sweet peaty scents, a little fruit on citrus fruits, spices not too prominent, it's pleasant.

  4. markjedi1 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Lovely Composition

    The second release of Angel's Nectar is their Rich Peat Edition. The name leaves no doubt: this blended malt was composed with peaty whisky. However… it contains only Highland malts, no Islay! Well, why not? Their motto is 'Blended by Angels, Shared with Friends'. I’m all for it. It was – contrary to the first release at 40% - bottled at 46%.

    The nose is fresh and lively with a lovely touch of peat smoke. But this certainly is not the medicinal peat that you would expect from Islay (obviously, as it’s not), but rather the sweet smokiness of heathery peat, if you know what I mean. A bit like Ardmore or BenRiach or maybe even Highland Park (but I’m not saying those malts were used, for I have no idea). There is also a soft note of citrus and white fruit with a hint of vanilla and caramel.

    It is almost creamy on the palate, which is quite pleasant. The fruitiness is more outspoken (mostly citrus, now), but de smoke development because quite grand, making this a very pleasant malt indeed. It even has a slightly salty edge. Old Pulteney? (note to self: stop guessing). Some Granny smith apples and some liquorice. Vanilla is also present.

    The finish is medium long and gently spiced. And the smoke keeps lingering… nice.

    While the nose what a bit closed, this is a pleasant surprise on the palate and in the finish. Lovely composition, fine balance. I have not seen it in Belgium yet, but I saw you can buy it in Holland, Germany and online. Thanks to Robert for the sample.

  5. Achany scored this whisky 75 points Connoisseur

    burnt rubber, some white pepper, peat, I miss the complexity, too less sweetness in there. all right but nothing special.
    • Nose
      72 72
    • Taste
      76 76
    • Finish
      73 73

  6. stefsel111 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

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

  7. Daan Tje scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

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

  8. Hvdree scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

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

  9. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    Clean peated whiskey rather of dry variety. There was not much sweetness. Can you do that? At the normal price, I'm just wondering why I should not buy a good Age Statement Standard Single Malt.
    • Nose
      Nice fruity notes on the nose, some citrus, some yoghurt. In addition clear peat notes, slightly sweaty, not burnt, rather sooty. Reminds me a little bit of Inchmoan and cohorts. With time you also notice a bit more the youth.
    • Taste
      In the mouth quite massive and aromatic. Tart notes, citrus zests, peat, in the end almost a bit too bitter.
    • Finish
      The finish is on citrus peel, tart and ethereal. Peat, slightly sooty, green. In the end, some pepper.


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