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Black Bottle Island Smoke - Alchemy Series

(70cl, 46.3%)

Black Bottle Island Smoke - Alchemy Series

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Black Bottle Island Smoke Bottling Note

In early 2021, Black Bottle kicked off its Alchemy Series with two tasty whiskies, including this blended Scotch whisky titled Island Smoke (as well as the Double Cask expression)! As you might be able to infer from the name, this is a rather smoky dram – definitely one for the peat fans out there! It offers up whiffs of coastal air, scorched oak, seaweed and more, alongside familiar vanilla-rich sweetness and flashes of spice.

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Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

Nose: Toasted cedar, earthy peat, subtle toffee and cinnamon hints.

Palate: Oatcakes, seaweed, salted caramel, cardamom, red chilli flake.

Finish: Lingering salty sea breeze.

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Black Bottle Island Smoke - Alchemy Series Reviews

If you like a strong peaty whisky this is a must try.

Excellent whisky that is as the bottle states, full of flavour, and a powerful peaty punch, at a price that ensures I'll be coming back for more.

29th April 2022

Really is heaven!

Just brilliant, just get one!

10th April 2022

An unknown winner!

I am stunningly delighted with this find! It knocks spots off many single malts. I notice Jim Murray highly recognises the 40% version and I have every confidence he would rate this 46.3% whisky more so. I think you could present this and it would be rated as good as Ardbeg.

10th April 2022

A present much appreciated

I bought this for my father who tends to enjoy a wee blend in the afternoon - usually Grouse or the like - but he does also enjoy a peaty malt. I bought this for him as an experiment and it seems to have gone down well. He enjoys the extra ooomph of the 46% and the smokiness is just right, he says. He would like another so it must be good.

9th March 2022

Quality phenols for a great price

I've honestly had single malts for twice the price that haven't been nearly as good. In this day and age the quality and flavor you get for the price can't be beat. Pick up a bottle, you won't be upset!

2nd November 2021

Excellent - hard to find better for the price

This is a home run! Loads of seasidey, smokey, phenolic notes up front, followed by a great big whack of more smoke, sea notes and sweet cornflakes. Really excellent stuff and for only £26 I can't think of much I've had better.

PS - I don't know what the cutty sark reviewer is on about (it is like drinking brasso), this is far superior .

28th September 2021

Back to form

Like the original blend super value

30th July 2021

Superb value !

always been a black bottle fan although like a lot of people haven't had that much in recent times as it definitely lost its mojo. This is a real return to form. The colour is sort of expected at this price - still disappointing - but its all uphill from there. An interesting (Talisker matching !!) 46.3% and the nose is superb. The quality is clearly there lovely earthy peat with a tangy citrusy (cedar ?) twang to it. nice spicy mouthfeel, deep rich and very well balanced palate with some sweet edges matched with savoury notes and then a lovely lingering salty finish. what a bargain, highly recommended for the price

14th April 2021

Fantastic smokey blend

Smokey whisky isn't normally my thing, but the sweetness in this blend makes for a really interesting combination and softens those peaty notes. Black pepper, touch of medicinal notes, but then with a lovely cereal / vanilla taste coming through. At the price point, it's a seriously good dram!

13th April 2021

Ok

Reasonable value for money, nice island influence but far too sweet, specially considering the 46%ABV and the grain in it. Perhaps if they left it at natural colour, like the double cask version... I think the Cutty Sark Prohibition is way better value than this.

5th April 2021

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