Category Archives: Peaty Malts

Bladnoch 6 year old 58.1% Lightly Peated

Bladnoch 18-20 PPM 6 yrs, 58.1% Color: Light white wine. Nose: Pretty heavy peat. Full and warm, spicy with herbs, something sweet on top of it… Taste: This Bladnoch is completely like all others… it takes hold off you and … Continue reading

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Caol Ila 25 year old 53.2% Bladnoch Forum Bottle

Caol Ila 25 yo 53.3% 1983/2008 cask #4807 Nose: Green apples, fresh citrus, where are the smoked & tarred dead sailors? Old vanilla. Taste: Peaty, slight smokiness, vanilla, green apples. After Taste: soft (Alder) wood smoke, peaty, ripe apples, spicy … Continue reading

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Caol Ila 25 year old 54.1% Bladnoch Forum Bottle

Caol Ila 1984 25 YO,  54.1%, Bottled: 2010, cask 5388, 265 bottles. Colour: Straw. Nose: Clean, very peaty, salty, maritime, slightly farmy and on tobacco smoke. Taste: Very salty, maritime, intense, peaty, oily (green olive), with some seaweeds, citric flavours … Continue reading

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Caol Ila 30 year old 53.4% Bladnoch Forum Bottle

Caol Ila 30yo 53.3% Bottled 2010, 264 bottles, cask 4684 Nose: Peaty, maritime, tarry, slightly dry and on vanilla. It gains in complexity over time. Taste: Dry, peaty, on hemp rope, with some soft citric notes, tar, coal, ashes and … Continue reading

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Bladnoch 6 year old 58.5% Lightly Peated

Bladnoch 6yo “Lightly Peated” Age – 6yo ABV – 58.5% Colour – Pale Gold Nose – Slight Smokiness at first , a slight peatiness that hides behind the lowland grassiness , quite citric . Vanilla and fudge . Palate – … Continue reading

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Caol Ila 25 year old 54.3% Bladnoch Forum Bottle

Caol Ila 25 year old 54.3% Re-fill Sherry Cask 5387 An intriguing, rich and violety nose of sherry re-fruits and dusty almost floral peat. The fresh distillery character begins to emerge trailing a distinct antiseptic note in its wake. This … Continue reading

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Caol Ila 16 year old 59% Bladnoch Forum Bottle

Caol Ila 16 year old 59% A pure Islay nose! Salty with medicinal peat, carbolic soap, coal dust, earth, tar, iodine and vegetation. Underneath lurks some glorious, slightly sweet apricot and orange fruit. Very, very smoky on the palate and … Continue reading

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