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Hinch Peated Single Malt

(70cl, 43%)

Hinch Peated Single Malt

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Hinch Peated Single Malt Bottling Note

It's a Peated expression from the Hinch Distillery! Based in the Killaney Estate, it takes its name from the nearby town of Ballynahinch. The triple distilled whisky is packed full of chilli spice and savoury smokiness.

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Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

Nose: Caramelised oak, woody cinnamon and honey-roasted ham, with a crack of rock salt all backed up by a wave of peat smoke.

Palate: Smoked nuts and barbecued meats, charred herbs and fresh fruit sweetness, with building chilli spice.

Finish: Charred chilli pepper and bonfire smoke.

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Hinch Peated Single Malt Reviews

Crisp with a moderate peat punch

Having read some of the other reviews, it is clear that this Whiskey (with the E) is not to everyone’s taste. It’s not an Islay Whisky! It’s a standalone Irish peated whiskey, with a crisp taste and a moderate peat punch. The flavour of the bourbon casks comes through, but the triple distilling gives it the warm mellow sweetness. I was given this bottle, but would be happy to buy a bottle at the competitive price it is selling at. It’s the kind of drink that I enjoy in front of the TV with the log fire blazing, or simply in conversation with friends and family. If you want an Islay peated whisky, Hinch is not for you. If you want an easy drinking everyday whiskey, then it’s worth a try. I’m for another, and perhaps a bottle of the 12 year single malt too!

5th September 2022

Is it worth a try? Yes. Would I buy again? No

For me it tasted very much like American Bourbon. It lacked the crisp "Irish" finish.

10th July 2022

Peat, peat and more peat.

This is a good quality whiskey with most reviews here way off base. There is peat and more peat and some honey on the nose , then good flavour on the palate with the oaky maltiness apparent, followed by a medium to long finish. Is this a great whiskey? Not yet. Is it bad? Not a chance. It's like a baby Octomore with huge potential. The drink is hard in places, but worth the effort.

9th July 2022

Lacking quality and maturity

Compared to a decent laphroaig or talisker this dram is pretty poor. It seems to me that it would benefit from longer maturing in perhaps Sherry or Madeira casks, which might take the edge off the rather coarse flavour. I kind of see what they are trying for with this, but it just hasn't worked.

24th August 2021

Whisky? Not Worthy Of The Name

Poor poor quality whisky. Not peaty at all. Too young with very little flavour. Like a weak gin. This can't really be called a whisky to be honest. Hinch need to wait a while and try again. I won't waste anymore money on them until I hear that they are serious about making quality whisky rather than just a quick buck.

20th June 2021

Lightly peated, great value. Great start for new distillery

This was really pleasant surprise for such a young whiskey. It’s very lightly peated so not over powering and can enjoyed by those who don’t normally go for the smokier whiskey. It’s very easy to drink and that price it offers great value. I’ve tried a few of the Hinch whiskeys and this is my favourite. I happily recommend to anyone.

22nd April 2021

Seems I’m alone, but I really like this one

I’m on around my 10th bottle of this, glad I didn’t read the reviews before I bought my first ! Made it to my top 5 list at a whisky tasting in London even compared to some at >£100. Slightly chemical smell on first opening but this goes after a day. A little chilled water wakes it up nicely. I should point out that I am no expert and others are probably technically correct, but I love this.

28th March 2021

Simply wrong

Tried it at my local whiskey club (sadly remotely). For the price, one of the worst whiskeys I've tried. Sad, as I was really looking forward to it. I could could notes, pallet and finish but it would be in the same vein.

30th January 2021

I don’t know what to do with the rest of the bottle

This is bad. Overwhelming notes of petrol station burps. I like their un peated expression but this whisky ruins other nearby bottles

30th January 2021

Actually pretty OK.

Received yesterday as a birthday present.

Neat virgin tasting: It’s young and tastes like smoky co-op ham slices, not great, too much peat, not enough malt but strangely has something sweet in the finish, a bit like some Covid-19 lockdown sugar vodka I made (for hand sanitiser purposes)... needs more aging and also too much alcohol for the body of the whiskey.

With some chilled water: Cheers it up lots, grassy, malty notes come out, in the same universe as Balvenie peat week 14 or perhaps a poor-man's version of the Kilchoman 2007 11 Year Old TWE Exclusive..

Ultimately I’m actually quite happy with this. Its rather overpriced but not bad for what it is.

13th November 2020

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