Port Askaig 100° Proof

Peated Single Malt

Port Askaig // Islay, Scotland

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  • Distiller Score

    86
  • Avg. Rating

    3.79
    3 out of 5 stars
    ( 60 )

Owned by the independent bottler, Specialty Drinks, Port Askaig is a brand of Islay single malts sourced from a mystery distillery. This release is their 100° proof expression, that's from the 16th century England-based system, which is equivalent to 57.1% ABV in today's standard. It's available with custom engraving when ordered online.

  • age
    NAS
  • abv
    57.1
  • Peated Single Malt
    100% malted barley from a single distillery. Dried with peat.
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Tasting Notes

"Exactly what you’d expect, this is big on peat and campfire smoke, as well as a hint of smoked bacon. A whiff of salty sea spray too, but also vanilla and white chocolate. On the palate the high alcohol percentage shows. Much more peaty than the nose, with black pepper, ginger and fresh citrus to boot. Finally an intense, peaty finish. Drying. Islay enthusiasts will like this."

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