Islay, like Speyside, is a mecca for whisky lovers. There are numerous distilleries squeezed onto the island; Ardbeg, Lagavulin, Caol Ila and Laphroaig to name but a few. Taking their smoky flavour from the peat fuel used for malting the barley used in producing their whiskies, Islay malts are often described as being smoky and medicinal, salty and 'seaweedy'.
Distilled in September 2007, this unpeatead Islay malt was matured for 11 years including a finish in Port Pipes.
This peated single malt whisky from the largest distillery on Islay was distilled in 2001 and matured in a refill American oak hogshead for 17 years before being bottled at cask strength 57.6% and wit ...
A mystery Islay distillery bottled by the Creative Whisky Company. We love a good undisclosed Islay bottling; with only 9 distilleries we like to think we can often give a good guess at where the whis ...