Big Peat 25 Year The Gold Edition

Peated Blended Malt

Big Peat // Islay, Scotland

community rating

3 out of 5 stars
( 4 )

This bottling marks the first in an annual limited edition trilogy from the Big Peat brand owned by Douglas Laing & Co. Big Peat is a peated blended malt brand which uses Islay single malts in its makeup. This 25 Year Gold Edition is the first age statement release from the brand. Bottled at a cask strength of 52.1% ABV there is no color added and the whisky is non chill-filtered. 3000 bottles will be available globally beginning December 2017.

  • age
    25 Year
  • Cost
  • abv
  • Peated Blended Malt
    100% malted barley from more than one distillery. Dried with peat.
  • Cask Type

Tasting Notes

"Yes! Superbly balanced with lots of little complexities. The smoke is of the sweet, mature barbecue-esque type. There's some minerals, vanilla custard and fruity notes as well. Just nosing this is a pleasure, but drinking isn't too shabby either. A nice salty arrival, followed by seaweed, cracked black peper and hints of iodine. The smoke lingers for a long time, before finally revealing more fruits."

Score 90

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