The Peat Project: Pedro Ximénez with Washington Peat - Macaloney's Island Distillery & Twa Dogs Brewery

The Peat Project: Pedro Ximénez with Washington Peat

$129.99

*Note: Due to extremely limited inventory of this award winning whisky, purchases are limited to 1 bottle per order.

 

This whisky is from our ‘peated’ island single malt range – double distilled using only the best malted barley available, and uniquely peat-smoked at the distillery, a traditional practice only done by a tiny handful of distilleries. The patient, yet purposeful, distillation produces a complex, layered and balanced ‘clearach’ (new-make spirit). The whisky maturation expert, Dr. Swan described the original newmake that trickles off our copper potstills as ‘the best that I have tasted in any distillery at this stage, super fruity.‘ This peated distillate is equally smooth and fruity, but now layered with delicate, complex, peat-smoke notes!

 

Peat smoke contributes the truest ‘terroir’ in whisky appreciation. This expression allows you to explore how Washington peat differs from our Canadian and Scottish peats. It was distilled using our local barley peat-smoked at the distillery with Washington State peat, from just across the Canadian-U.S. border. It was then matured in, and bottled directly from, a single carefully selected Portuguese red wine barrique, thereby allowing comparison of Washington peat across our range of wine casks including red, white, Port, Oloroso, and PX, etc.

 

 

Nose: The nose presents medium peat smoke, dark Sherry, leather, juniper, with rum and raisin toffee. There is also mulled red wine, tobacco, leather, coffee, malt extract, and treacle. Floral and fruit notes include prunes, brambles, orange chocolate, pink grapefruit, pot pourri and lavender.

 

Palate: The palate is full bodied, with big peat smoke, burnt wood, seaweed, cedar, and malt extract, leading to treacle, dark fruit cake, red berries, leather, tobacco, teak furniture, red mulled wine, cloves, aniseed, dried ginger, rosemary, dark orange chocolate and mince pies. It opens to dried figs, bramble jam, lemon zest, potpourri, dark coffee, malted milk, and black forest Gateaux. The finish is dry with lingering peat smoke and hint of sea salt.

 

54 PPM

ABV: 46%

750ml bottle

Natural Colour & Non-Chill Filtered

In stock

SKU: 268868 Category:

Additional information

Weight 1.6 kg
Dimensions 12.5 × 12.5 × 24.5 cm

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