Big Peat is a marriage of Malts only from the Scotch Whisky island of Islay. A sooty, ashy, medicinal and earthy dram, “he” has traditionally been a marriage of Single Malts from Ardbeg, Bowmore, Caol Ila and Port Ellen Distilleries since he launched in 2009.
However, for Christmas 2016, Big Peat’s creators have released a one-off Limited Edition vatting that includes all active distilleries on Islay, plus the signature, elusive and exclusive splash of Port Ellen. Bottled at a natural cask strength of 54.6%, the new Christmas release is proudly without colouring or chill-filtration, in line with the Douglas Laing family philosophy to bottle “as natural as it gets”.
And you have the chance to win a limited edition 1 of 1 silver bottle of Big Peat Christmas 2016, if I’m honest, I will be very jealous of the lucky winner!
Use the entry methods of follow, Tweet, share and sign up to the newsletter and enter your answer to the following question in the comments below – best of luck!
Big Peat was the first of Douglas Laing’s Remarkable Regional Malts, back in 2009. From which of Scotland’s Whisky regions does he hail?
The Highlands and Islands
The Lowlands or
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