Peats Beast - Islay Single Malt - 1985 34 year old Whisky

70cl | 47.1%

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Distillery Peats Beast
Series / Description Islay Single Malt
Vintage 1985
Year Bottled 2020
Age 34 year old
Alcohol ABV 47.1 %
Cask Strength Yes
Cask Wood Type Cognac
Single Cask No
Number Bottled 1800
Packaging Original Box
Bottler Distillery
Country of Origin Scotland
Stopper Cork
Bottle Type Standard
Bottle Size 70cl
Neck Level Full Level
HTFW Cat. No. LP12187

A sensational Islay Single Malt bottled under the Peats Beast label. It walks the line between power and finesse and after 34 long years this is not surprising. This magnificent single Islay malt demands and should receive full concentration, respect and reverence as it reveals so many rich treasures of delight – salted caramel, sticky toffee pudding, lime marmalade and frangipane.

Broad shouldered and wellbuilt you must give this aged icon plenty of time on the palate to fully tease out those extra layers of fig cake, liquorice stick, manuka honey and ginger spice. There is just a faint whisper of grapefruit acidity and saline persistency to round off this nugget of liquid gold

Tasting Notes

Colour - A galaxy of sandalwood amber gold with gleaming rays of pure sunshine

Nose – Divinely decadent with a sophisticated coffret of enticing aromas which immediately makes their presence felt, reverberating seductive nuances of Scottish Heather honey spread over hot buttered toast, Turkish Delight, Doyenne du Comice pear skins and Swiss White chocolate. There is also an exciting vibrancy of caramel fudge, Cape gooseberries, Ogen melon and Vanilla panna cotta slowly unfolding in the background. A gentle kiss of peat smoke and American white oak ebbs away softly on the drydown.

A release of only 1800 bottles Worldwide, of which only 150 bottles available for the UK

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