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Port Askaig 8 Year Old

(70cl, 45.8%)

Port Askaig 8 Year Old
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Port Askaig 8 Year Old Bottling Note

An 8 year old single malt Scotch whisky from the Isle of Islay, bottled for Speciality Drinks' Port Askaig range. Enjoyably smokey and elegant - a neat introduction to the range.

Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

Nose: Charcoal, salted crisps and a good squeeze of lemon.

Palate: Soft salted caramel brings a sweetness to the palate, with waves of coastal peat smoke crashing underneath.

Finish: Medium length, with a hot kick of peppercorn.

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Port Askaig 8 Year Old Reviews

Good buy

I loved it, good honest young islay, ash, sea shells, bandages and a squeeze of lemon juice.

6th October 2018

Not for me

Not a good one
I’d put a few more coins and get me a proper ISLAY malt

10th June 2018

Questionable

The prominent lemon note in particular would suggest it’s a second-rate Caol Ila. Then the question becomes: when the 12 year old of that is £5 more, why buy this?

3rd April 2018

Decent

Not that rough for its age, not so special for flavour. You might say it’s middle of the road for Islay. Fairly well arranged and not without complexity, so it could be quite commendable for a keener price; but at this PQR it doesn’t really stand out above the cheaper age statements.

3rd April 2018

Love it. Will buy more

I love it. Like a kaleidoscope going off in my mouth. I like peaty and this has lots of other flavors. Was recommended at a Whisky store in Edinburgh by a young lady and I thank her very much.

8th August 2017

Very nice, will buy again

I like my peat smoke thick and tarry, this one has it.

24th July 2017

Baaaaad

Update: After several more tastings I poured it down the sink. What a waste of money.

8th July 2017

Smoke and boring

So I bought this due to the contest here on MOM, and even though I never had this brand of whisky I thought let's just buy it and try it. It has a medium smoke taste and that's about it... It's by far the most bland and boring whisky I ever had.

1st July 2017

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