The pale straw colour and distinct peaty nose with floral notes compliment a full bodied palate with characteristic earthy peat and distinctive coastal notes. The long, powerful smoky finish is typical of single Islay malt whisky from this part of Islay.

A cask strength whisky, bottled by Speciality Drinks, this single malt from a secret Islay distillery (presumably one near Port Askaig) has a distinctive citrussy sweetness and oily smoke.

Caol Ila springs to mind.

Tasting Notes

Nose: Lemon, peat and sweet notes. Maltiness with some fresh dough. Apples in brine. Engulfed by peat and smoke.

Palate: Starts sweet, sugary and honeyed then the peat attack starts. Waves of peat attack your palate , followed by chilly. Big bodied and great impact. Some saltiness on the edges as if seawater entered.

Finish: Long, ashy peat. As if you’re chewing on a cold cigar. Lovely Islay finish. Some coffee notes also.


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