Bottle - Cask # 10.77, Beware of the monster
Cask No. 10.77, Beware of the monster
Beware of the monster

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Cask No. 10.77 Heavily peated

Beware of the monster

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A fruity and meaty nose initially with wine gums and honey glazed ham.  Earthy notes are found alongside aniseed, fried mackerel skins, fabric elastoplast and germolene.  Smoke is present but be prepared as something much bigger than anticipated is lurking... As you take your first sip the full wrath of this peat monster is unleashed, singeing the tongue with hot charcoal and lavender ash.  This adolescent beast can be tamed by adding water, bringing out heather, gorse and a light soapiness but the meaty notes - now mussels and spare ribs are long-lasting.  Salty and ashy with soy sauce on the palate from this usually mild Islay malt.

Age 6
Date Distilled October 2007
Cask Type Refill hogshead
Region Islay
Outturn 196 bottles
ABV 61.4 %