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Peat Islay Blended Malt Scotch Whisky SMS

Overall rating
82.37/100
votes
60
Category
Blended Malt
Bottler
Speciality Drinks Ltd (SMS)
Bottling serie
Elements of Islay
Bottled
2016
Strength
45.0 % Vol.
Size
500 ml
Bottle code
L16 862x
Added on
08 Oct 2016 8:24 am by ViViTroNL
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 34,46

4 × in wishlist

60 × member ratings

139 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Peat Islay Blended Malt Scotch Whisky SMS

15 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.37 points

  1. GlenSikkes did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Notes by producer;

    PEAT Pure Islay is the companion to PEAT, trading its feisty full strength for a more approachable and easy-sipping 45% ABV. Packed with Islay smoke, it's still a go-to whisky for both cocktails and long drinks, as well as being an excellent dram to sit with long into the night. Created using whiskies from a handful of distilleries from across Islay, PEAT Pure Islay is a well-balanced and easy-drinking everyday whisky to keep all smoky dram fans happy.

    Cask details;
    Each batch is made of around 60 casks from distilleries in the north and south of Islay.

    Tasting Notes;

    Nose
    Orange peel and thick cut bacon with sea shells and smouldering coals.

    Palate
    Hickory smoke and hints of Lapsang Souchong tea with salted caramel and dark chocolate.

    Finish
    Sea spray and baked apple fade, leaving heavy smoke, truffle salt and sweet spice.

  2. Donwaldorf scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    A simple, affordable whiskey that does the job at a drink with friends.
    • Nose
      Mineral turn, fresh fruit and some floral notes.
    • Taste
      Light, watery, mineral spin .... Little complexity.
    • Finish
      Average length, salty peat, some spices and a hint of bitterness.

  3. MaltyMillionaire scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Pretty nice overall, but there is a bitter undertone to the palate and finish. Nose is the best part, as I love that farmy profile.
    • Nose
      Softer nose. Fresh, farmy, brine, peat, mild ash, lemon.
    • Taste
      Creamy and bitter, runny honey, peat, smoke, lemon, and salt. At the end the bitter notes become more prevalent.
    • Finish
      Medium finish, billowing, smoky, runny honey, and peat. Long bitterness lingers.

  4. Hvdree scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      83 83

  5. coldsun scored this whisky 62 points Expert Senior

    Peaty, smoky with notes of gum, ash, zesty citrics, needless and vanilla. Has elements of gentle and deep barley malt and green fruits and taste and finish. IMHO full proof one tastes stronger.

  6. MrYens scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

  7. WHISKY BEAKER scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Daily sipper, good PQ, would buy this again anytime (for this price)

  8. Макс scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      79 79

  9. c02pon scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    A good peaty whisky at a low cost. I would love to test the CS version
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      80 80

  10. P.A.O.K.you_are scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      85 85

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