Big Peat Feis Ile 2016
The Big Peat Feis Ile 2016 is a special edition of Douglas Laing’s Big Peat blended malt. This bottling comes in at 48 % abv (2% above the usual abv). Only 500 bottles of this malt were created to honour the 2016 Feis Ile festival.
As one of only 500 bottles produced, there is no doubt that this whisky would make you a member of an exclusive club of whisky owners and is an essential item for any Big Peat fan.
About the Douglas Laing Distillery
Founded in 1948, Douglas Laing and Co is an independent bottler of blended whisky based in Glasgow, Scotland. Glasgow is a city well known for its production of high quality whisky, with several established malts and scotches coming directly out of the region.
The company produces a variety of different brands of whisky including the ‘Remarkable Regional Malts’ range which they deem to be their ‘Exceptional Single Casks ‘range.
The Big Peat Feis Ile 2016 is a member of the acclaimed Big Peat collection. Using a combination of only Islay malt whisky from Ardbeg, Port Ellen, Bowmore and the Caol Ila distilleries. The malt is bottled at a standard strength of 48% and has received worldwide critical acclaim including an award for Scottish Vatted Malt of the Year in Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible and blended scotch whisky.
Without a doubt every bottled released by this distillery as a part of this range is sought after with some bottles auctioning for several hundreds of pounds.
The nose for this particular wee dram is rich with golden malt and milk chocolate before a wave of coastal peat is introduced.
Your palate will be treated to flavours of burnt oak and sea salt, reiterating the flavours of coastal peat. Peanut shells, coffee beans and even a subtle but noticeable hint of citrus take this malt into a league of its own.
A lingering, oily smoke remains in your mouth with a medium to long finish. You will be reaching for the bottle in no time.
Whisky Collectables offer the most extensive collection of hard to come by whiskies and whisky related collectables. The Big Peat Feis Ile 2016 being prime example of this. If you would like to own such a rare and collectable piece of whisky and Scottish heritage, we offer the bottle on our website where you can find a wide range of other similar, premium products. Whether you choose to display this exclusive member of the big Peat family in your liquor cabinet or enjoy it with good company, we can guarantee you will not be disappointed.
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