Old Ballantruan The 'Peated Malt'

Peated Single Malt

Old Ballantruan // Speyside, Scotland

community rating

3 out of 5 stars
( 62 )

Old Ballantruan is a single malt distilled at the Tomintoul Distillery in Speyside. Unusually for the region, this is a heavily-peated whisky. Ballantruan is the name of the water source the distillery utilizes. This is bottled at 100 proof and is not chill-filtered.

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  • Peated Single Malt
    100% malted barley from a single distillery. Dried with peat.
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Tasting Notes

"The aromas and tastes here are actually more akin to a mezcal with clay, meaty smoke, a little metallic note and mint. Some moss and dried herbs are found as well. The palate is quick to get to the finish line where you'll find a coffee bitter note and gentle peat smoke. A bit of an odd one, but not a bad one. "

Score 78

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