Douglas Laing's Big Peat Malt Whisky
Big Peat is a remarkable marriage of Malt Whiskies only from the island of Islay. He is, of course, proudly without colouring or chill-filtration and bottled at high alcohol strength (46%), resulting in a naturally oily spirit that promises an incredible mouth-feel. With Caol Ila spirit bringing sweetness, Bowmore the perfect balance, Ardbeg the medicinal, earthy quality and Port Ellen, a degree of elegance, Big Peat represents all that is Islay in a bottle. Fred Laing tells us that of course, there are a couple of Blender's Secrets in Big Peat too – but even after a few drams, he won’t share that info – and so it remains a peaty little secret!
About the BrandEstablished in 1948 by Fred Douglas Laing, they specialise in the selection and release of specialist, craft Scotch Whiskies. Douglas Laing hand select the finest, and often rarest, Scotch Whisky stocks from across all of Scotland’s Whisky regions and bottle them as the Distiller intended: At high alcohol strength, and without colouring or chill-filtration.
|Allergy Advice||No Allergen|
NOSE: Opens fresh, salty and clean, and develops to malted barley dried over peat. A damp, earthy character that’s immediately punchy. PALATE: On the palate you’ll detect ashes, sweet tar, beaches and smoking chimneys. FINISH: A long and lingering finish with salty, tangy liquorice, smoke and yet more bonfire ashes.
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