Smoky Whisky Reviews

A cult classic, with brands such as Ardbeg, Laphroaig and Lagavulin making up the mainstays of this smoky, peaty whisky flavour profile, measured in PPM. This is one of the ways in which distilleries can give their whisky a unique character. Crudely, PPM is a measure of ‘peatiness’ in whisky. The phenols come from the smoke of a peat fire and are absorbed by the malt whilst it is drying, leading to different levels of peatiness in a whisky depending on the length of time the smoking takes place for.

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A BEGINNER’S GUIDE

So, Whisky / Whiskey for Beginners, you want to start drinking Whisky. It’s a pretty versatile drink and caters to many tastes. It also makes you look cool and sophisticated, so what’s not to love?

Top Smoky Whisky FAQs

When do they put the smoke in? No one adds smoke the smoky/smokey flavours in whisky. They are more often than not derived from the fuels used to dry the barley through the fermentation part of the process.

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