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Overall rating
86.14/100
votes
76
Category
Blended Malt
Distilleries
Bottler
Douglas Laing (DL)
Bottling serie
Limited Edition
Bottled
2017
Casktype
Finished in Sherry Casks
Number of bottles
1600
Strength
48.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L2004173 16:04 BB
Barcode
5014218798944
Bottled for
Feis Ile 2017
Added on
14 Apr 2017 11:17 am by nordkrebs
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 114.67

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76 × member ratings

378 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Big Peat Fèis Ìle 2017 DL

18 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.14 points

  1. Paszko scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    [2019-06-07] A very nice fragrance, then classic, but pleasant for a Big Peat.
    • Nose
      87 87
      Pleasant for a Big Peat, quite intense peat, but not intrusive. Smoke, fire, a bit medically, threads of sweet apple are clearly visible, a bit mineral in the background, richly.
    • Taste
      85 85
      Pretty spicy, warm, lots of charcoal, firewood, some green nuts and some vanilla threads in the background.
    • Finish
      84 84
      Medium long. For a change, charred wood, tobacco, is pleasant to spread, but not surprising

  2. sakis scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  3. Barbone scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  4. Kovalyoff scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    87 test in the summer, but on the street 16 ... Most that.
    Nose: felt wine finish, citrus, ember smoke, raisins, tobacco, flowers
    Taste: smoky, smoked, salty, ash
    Finish: good and nice. Warm and comfortable.

  5. Ostap scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Nice whiskey. Moderate, unobtrusive in flavor, the taste explodes with a smoky sweetness and gradually subsides in the aftertaste.
    • Nose
      87 87
      Soft, sweet peat, lime, wine and sherry motives, smoked smoke, dry grass, balm on the roots, burnt sugar, burnt jam, baking with vanilla and fruit, light yodist, apricot drying, raisins, fried hair. Smoke is soft, background. Not alcoholic.
    • Taste
      89 89
      Smoke, ash, dried fruits, apricot drying, juicy. Delicious and successfully selected degree.
    • Finish
      89 89
      Smoke, apricot drying, soot, sweet oily, dried melon, banana. Medium duration. Nice and consistent.

  6. wisekycourse scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    declination 2017!
    • Nose
      lemon, vanilla, wood and chimney smoke
      a little mineral, a little iodine!
      return other fruits more orange
    • Taste
      peppery spice
      tobacco smoke
      cooked fruit, malted sweetness too
      peat appears well after!
      the woody appears with floral notes next
      it's singular because the scents are not really marked, they turn in the mouth
    • Finish
      on caramel, wood, peat rather dry, rather pronounced, but monolithic

  7. Kensay scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    great recognizable big pit in sherry

  8. karloff scored this whisky 88 points Specialist

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87

  9. karloff scored this whisky 88 points Specialist

    This was a sample courtesy of Peatbogger. Thoroughly enjoyed it, a real nice combination.
    • Nose
      A very nice subtle nose. Reminds me of a horses stable. There has been a few that do that. Also detergent soap is also there. This all doesn't sound very good but somehow it works. Also red sulphur matches and vinyl records.
    • Taste
      This isn't easy to achieve especially with a strong peated whisky but this works well. Well balanced I think with red cherry, sarsaparilla. This has a really good mouth feel to it. It's a little sharp but that's only as a reminder of the 48% alc. A little slap and pay attention.
    • Finish
      The thing is with the finish, it's the fruity notes that linger and not the smoky ones and they linger for a while with quite an array.

  10. ctu scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    The sherry finish and the slightly higher ABV is nice. More intense, but not a heavy one.
    • Nose
      Rather smoky than peaty. Sherry, dark fruits, salt, sour cabbage. Camphor and grass.
    • Taste
      Intensive. Dark fruits, caramel and sherry. Peat, smoke and ash. Tobacco and cocoa.
    • Finish
      Medium length, dry, spicy, ashy.

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