Smokehead Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky

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alc./vol:
43%

Proof:
86°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
No age statement

Closure: Natural cork stopper

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom


Smokehead is a single malt from Islay, but from which distillery it is sourced is a well-kept secret, although rumours of Lagavulin and Caol Ila abound. What we do know is that it’s sourced and bottled by Ian Macleod Distillers Ltd.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 08/09/2013

Appearance

Clear, pale to mid golden yellow.

Aroma

Smoky lapsang souchong tea and cereal with coal tar, creosote and ginger spice.

Taste

Smoky peat, sherry sweetness, creamy cereal and iodine with salty vanilla fudge and cracked black pepper spice.

Aftertaste

Long lingering smoky and cracked black pepper heat smoothed by vanilla.

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