Bottle - Cask # 3.195, Cigar smoking dragon
Cask No. 3.195, Cigar smoking dragon
3.195
Cigar smoking dragon
14

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Cask No. 3.195 Peated

Cigar smoking dragon

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The nose neat is like being on a beach covered in dried seaweed with a damp peat fired BBQ of roast ham, pork bellies and grilled herring alongside boiled cabbage seasoned with butter, salt and pepper. The taste is like a cigar smoking dragon exhaling, a fiercely hot, fiery, sweet and peaty breath; not for the fainthearted! With water more salty; the BBQ has some driftwood thrown into the fire, freshly caught fish and oysters in salty water. The taste is now like reclining in an old comfortable sofa beside a crackling wood fire and enjoying dark centred milk chocolate truffles. This unusual example comes from the oldest distillery on Islay. 

Age 14 years
Date Distilled September 1997
Cask Type Second fill sherry butt
Region Islay
Outturn 609 bottles
ABV 58.5 %