“Even after eight great whiskies this Port Ellen stands over them. Peat-astic!”
Bottled as a 27 year old and at cask strength, this Port Ellen is one of the last whiskies form this rare and defunct Islay distillery. Aged in American Oak and European Oak refill casks filled in 1978. Limited to 4560 bottles.
If you like peated whiskies this is something you must try, despite its price.
This dram has a amber-like color.
Nose (90): more than average. peat, honey, spices, varnish, citrus, vanilla.
Palate (94): powerful, oily. peat, honey, spices, vanilla, wood, citrus, espresso. Fucking awesome even after eight great whiskies.
Finish (92): longer than average. peat, citrus, honey, espresso.So based on other whiskies I have already tasted I rate this Port Ellen 6th release 27 year with 92 points over 100.
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