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Islay Storm

(70cl, 40.0%)
Islay Storm

Islay Storm Details

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(C.S. James and Sons Ltd.)

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Insider knowledge: Islay Storm whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Islay Storm whiskey, as opposed to whisky.

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Islay Storm Bottling Note

An Islay single malt from a secret distillery, Islay Storm has loads of peaty character.
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Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

Nose: Peat smoke, oily, briny, some malt/

Palate: Sweet rush initially, then onto medicinal peat and seaweed, some bourbon notes, spices, custard.

Finish: Smoke, long and spiced.

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User Reviews of the Islay Storm

nice for the price

This has all the characteristics of an Islay. Some of the other reviewers suggest otherwise. Those reviewers must not drink Islay's. Yes, this is young (5-6 years) but for the price it is very acceptable. This scotch has a place in my cabinet.

26th May 2014

bigdaddylamzak

Really trows you of in your expectance of a islay malt button i think it's a good balanced whisky good peat notes and a fruity woodsy pallet

25th May 2014

Drinkable but not my cup of tea

An independent bottling from an undivulged distillery; speculation is that it's a 5-6 year old Lagavulin. Smells and tastes like a campfire, oily mouthfeel, nautical notes abound, some slight nuttiness at the end. The aftertaste lasts for hours, sadly. Got this for $20 at Trader Joe's because I wanted to try an Islay without spending a fortune. Drinkable, intriguing and smooth, but I'm more a fan of Highland and Speyside malts.

10th March 2014

Great,

Price considered and still has that special !!! good "body" and "aftertaste"... perfect for the porch in the summerevening after a great barbecue with red wine !

12th February 2014

Is this an Islay?

Interesting.. Not what one would expect from an Islay and hence a disapointment given the name. Giant peat with loads of alcohol on the nose. Seems very young. Not recomendable for Islay Lovers.

29th December 2013

Bargain

A superb Islay - different with some sweet caramel notes on the fore taste and salt without being over peaty on the after taste. A bargain at the price and my favourite whisky find for two years

12th December 2013

Unusual

I can not imagine that the 2011 tasters had the 'Storm' as the 2013 batch. The current edition has a nice finish, but what you have to taste to get there is not good. I will mix this down with a blend and serve to guests.

9th November 2013

Thomas & Prem

For Islay a disappointment and even considering the lower price.

19th July 2013

Islay Storm

Nothing like any other Islay malt. Not typical of the island: lacking in all of Islay's character, easily the most mediocre malt I have tasted.

3rd May 2013

Swingray

Great value for the money. Starting with some different sweet tasts. Ending with salty, peaty and smokey flavours! Looks a bit similar like the Bruichladdich Waves.

23rd August 2011

josh lord

nice peaty malt, not as sharp as some Islay malts, but unmistakable taste and different enough to be a great addition.

24th January 2011

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