A younger, more intensely smoky version of Auld Reekie. The Big Smoke is an Islay malt whisky from Duncan Taylor, and it comes bottled at 40% and 60% ABV.
Nose: Hints of cool wood smoke, wet leaves and oak. Some sugared peels, almond, and salty notes. Peat, and vanilla.
Palate: Charcoal, caramel, smoked meat, peat smoke and dry oak. Hints of malty sweetness, with spice.
Finish: Long finish, notes of the coast, and wood ash.