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Scarabus Bottling Note

Sourced from an undisclosed Islay distillery comes Scarabus, a single malt from Hunter Laing launched for Fèis Ìle 2019. Scarabus means ‘rocky place’ in Old Norse, named after a mystical area of Islay. The whole expression is quite mysterious, from the secretive distillery to the golden symbols adorning the bottle. A very handsome bottling housing delicious Islay whisky.

Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

Nose: Classic notes of maritime peat smoke, sea spray and sea salt, with a subtle hint of vanilla and oak spice.

Palate: Oak char, old leather, stewed orchard fruit and vanilla sweetness returning among the smoky peat.

Finish: Lingering bonfire smoke, salted caramel and fresh berries.

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Scarabus Reviews

Great QPR and beautiful bottle.

Delicious Islay Whisky. Not too over the top in terms of the Peat and just enough sweetness to balance everything out.

18th February 2020

Inexpensive, fantastic Islay malt

A inexpensive Islay whisky, worth the money for sure! Creamy with notes of vanilla custard, light peat smoke and leather. My guess would be Lagavulin, but not 100% sure

8th January 2020

Definitely worth the money

Can't work out which distillery its from but it's excellent. About to buy my second bottle!

22nd October 2019


Nice if a little below average.

Looks good, tastes young and is very poor in my opinion. I don’t get why they’ve done this. Buy whisky, package it and claim they’ve done something... it’s a strange concept... not for me.

13th September 2019

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