Peaty whiskys

What does peaty whiskey mean?

The smoking has an unmistakable aroma and taste that distinguishes a peaty whiskey whiskey from the sweetest and most vanilla-free whiskey.

Why is peat added to whiskey?

The dense and pungent fumes of the peat penetrate the barley grains and make the whiskey smoked, giving it the characteristic and unmistakable aroma that remains in the distillate for decades.

Are all peat whiskeys Scottish?

The offer of peat whiskey is vast and today in many places around the world whiskeys of this kind are produced: we have Japanese, American, Irish, Indian peat whiskeys ...

Without a doubt, however, the best peaty whiskeys are distilled in Scotland, which has always been in the Scottish Hebrides islands, especially in those of Skye and Islay.

Among the best brands of peaty whiskeys we find historic distilleries, we remember Laphroaig, Talisker, Caol Ila, Lagavulin, Springbank and Ardbeg, Bruichladdich, Arran.

Bruichladdich Octomore contends with Ardbeg Supernova whiskeys for the title of the most peaty whiskey in the world!

Alongside these we find cheaper peat whiskey refiners but of the highest quality level, such as Kilkerran, Longrow, Big Peat, Nikka, Port Askaig.

Visit our selection of the best Scottish or Japanese peated whiskeys, make your choice we will send it to you comfortably to your home with express shipping!

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