Big Peat 12 Years Old carries a big, sooty, oceanic, and seriously phenolic selection of Malts distilled only on Scotland's Whisky Island of Islay. The Distilleries there are renowned for their predominantly peaty, smoky character, all offering variations on the theme of ash, beach bonfires, coal dust and tar. Big Peat, a marriage of Single Malts distilled at, amongst others, Ardbeg, Bowmore, Caol Ila and Port Ellen Distilleries.
Nose: Opens clean, fresh, salty and oceanic, developing to sweet Malt dried over peat
Palate: Anticipate charred oak, chimney smoke, rock pools and summer tar
Finish: Running to a long and lingering finish with brown sugar, bonfire ashes and a real phenolic quality