Té Bheag Connoisseurs' Blended Whisky

Blended

Prában na Linne // Scotland

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  1. Langille44

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    2.75
    2.75 out of 5 stars
  2. Langille44

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    2.5
    2.5 out of 5 stars
  3. buddyno

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    3.0
    3.0 out of 5 stars
  4. Beno-t-Poulin1

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    4.0
    4.0 out of 5 stars
  5. MilanM

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    3.0
    3.0 out of 5 stars
  6. nick_trudel

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    4.25
    4.25 out of 5 stars
  7. 1901

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    3.75
    3.75 out of 5 stars
    Sometimes in a blend it ends up being a contest between a prize-fighter whisky and a journeyman whisky. The prize-fighter whisky comfortably gained the upper hand here. But I enjoyed the bout. And that journeyman whisky didn’t just roll over. I winced at some of its blows. Té Bheag is a blended Scotch from the Isle of Skye which has a high malt content (40%) but I’d say that the grainy elements are the plodding palooka in this case. Shuffling away from the grainy elements, the better aspects of the nose were a briny maritime breeze, seaweed and salt, shortbread biscuits, roasted nuts, woodland aroma (resin?) and the pleasant smell of firelighters. The taste hits all the right notes but not at the right volume. Light peat, light salt/brine, lemon rind and lightly sherried sweetness. Is that a little Talisker pepper I detect on the finish? It melts away well with malty grapefruit and a lingering oak that veers close to being too tannic. Overall it’s a fine blend. Much better in my opinion than the blended malt Monkey Shoulder. A better Grouse. A less famous one, however. But spread the word quietly - it deserves more recognition.
  8. Jason-Price

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    5.0
    5.0 out of 5 stars
  9. Rob-Zatulsky

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    4.0
    4.0 out of 5 stars
    Starts sweet then the peat kicks in
  10. FindlayB

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    4.0
    4.0 out of 5 stars
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