The Peated Whisk(e)y Flight - 5 x 100ml Bottles, containing the following Peated Whiskie
THE ENGLISH - SMOKEY - 43% ABV
Nose: Cinnamon, smoked malt and blueberry muffins.
Palate: Full-bodied smoke, paired with light notes of buttered bread and peppery barley.
Finish: Stem ginger and lingering bonfire embers.
NIKKA PURE MALT BLACK - 43% ABV
Jim Murray scored different batches of Pure Malt Black with 92 and 95 points respectively. This is a great dram, a blended malt made up of whisky from Nikka's Yoichi and Miyagikyo distilleries. Full of fruit, balanced oak, peat and toffee.
AILSA BAY 1.2 Sweet Smoke - 48.9% ABV
Nose: Earthy smoke with a hint of campfire ember, sugary shortbread and soft apricot.
Palate: Vanilla pod, toasted cinnamon, soft orange sweetness and waves of dried peat.
Finish: Subtly peppery on the finish, though a hint of green apple persists.
SMOKEHEAD 43% ABV
Nose: Smoke! Lapsang souchong. Cool wood smoke. Thick and full.
Palate: Big, puckering peat. Smoky, fruity sweetness, touch of sherry, sultana. Herbal.
Finish: Herbal, tangy fruits and more peat smoke!
SEAWEED & AEONS
10 Year-Old - 40% ABV
Nose: Rich, powerful sherry with a well-integrated core of peat. Solid.
Palate: Well-balanced but extremely forceful on delivery. The sherry makes itself known in a really good way.
Finish: Red apple sweetness gives way to oaken-vanilla goodness and fades elegantly into the embers of a chargrilled well-aged steak.