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Longrow Peated

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  • Distiller:

    Springbank

  • Bottler:

    Springbank

  • ABV:

    46%

  • Age:

    NAS

  • Price:
    $$$$$
  • Raided Score: 85
  • Publication: Distiller
  • Excerpt: There is a lingering salty smokiness that provides a satisfying finish for the Islay scotch lovers that are looking to discover something new, whilst enjoying something also quite familiar.
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  • Raided Score: 85
  • Publication: Drinkhacker
  • Excerpt: Islay loyalists not seeking a peated beatdown but wishing for something a bit rougher than most will find this lemony monster up to the task.
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  • Raided Score: 85
  • Publication: Whiskey Raiders
  • Excerpt: This isn't the most complex dram in the world, but what it sets out to do, it does well. It is enjoyable, proofed just right and hits a great balance between smoky and sweet.
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  • Intro:

    This is an OB Longrow offering that is also a core range offering. It is peated distillate being produced at Longrow, which is under the Springbank distillery umbrella of operations.

  • Nose:

    Honey, bread, toffee, caramel, some pepper and tobacco.

  • Taste:

    Medium mouth feel, no heat. Sweet caramel, faint melon. Pepper, mild smoke. The smoke here is sweet and ashy. No funk, iodine or vegetal influence. Overall, the palate is really delicious, albeit not super complex.

  • Finish:

    Long and rich, peppery, with lots of vanilla and ashy smoke.

  • Overall:

    This isn't the most complex dram in the world, but what it sets out to do, it does well. It is enjoyable, proofed just right and hits a great balance between smoky and sweet.

  • Score:

    6

  • By t8ke
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