Port Ellen 1983 Old Malt Cask (Cask 6588)
Added on Tuesday, Jul 26, 2011 at 09:40 PM
  Bottler: Douglas Laing
  Age: 27 yrs Type: Scotch
  Vintage: 1983 Subtype: Single Malt
  ABV: 50.00 % Region: Islay
  Price: $245 Availability: Overseas Specialty
Distilled February 1983   Bottled September 2010   Refill hogshead
Member Ratings and Notes
Nose:  Sweet and fruity (pears) with underlying peat.
Palate:  Sweet and syrupy, then the peat emerges and builds toward the finish.
Finish:  Relatively brief with light peat smoke. 

Fairly well balanced and quite drinkable. 
Nose of charcoal briquettes with a dash of starter fluid. Palate is very big yummy smoke and ash, some hickory BBQ, with a tangy quality. Yum!  Doesn't leave me with a lot to say, but it's big and peaty and good.  B+/A-

N: pool equipment locker near the beach

P: ashes and gasoline. Sweet butterscotch.  So thin!    Wintergreen finish


Lots of maltiness, buttered biscuits.  Mostly tart and citrus.

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