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The smoke, peat, salt, and see notes are all there, but you also have the balance of caramels and heather that sparkle on the back palate. And its bottled at a scientifically perfect 45.8% ABV. And all of that is why this lovely spirit took the Gold Medal in San Francisco in 2018.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003ePort Askaig 8 Year Scotch Whiskey | 750ML Tasting Notes\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eNose:\u003c\/b\u003e Warm charcoal, salted rice cakes, light florals, and lemon zest.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003ePalate:\u003c\/b\u003e Sea-salt caramels with sea spray, licorice, and warm peat notes throughout.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eFinish:\u003c\/b\u003e Medium length with fresh-ground peppercorns.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003eDistillery Information\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eLondon-based Elixir Distillers is an independent bottler specialising in whisky, predominantly Scotch but also Japanese, Irish and American whiskies. 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Port Askaig 8 Year Old Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky | 750ML
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Whiskey: Port Askaig 8 Year Scotch | 750ML

The youngest age-statement release in the Port Askaig range of single malts, this eight-year-old whisky is warming and smoky with notes of limestone, liquorice and dark peat.

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Size: 750ML

Proof: 91.6 (45.8% ABV)

Age: 8 Year

Origin: United Kingdom

Distillery: Elixir Distillers

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It feels that a lot of peated Whiskies are trying to “prove” that they are Islay, so the smoke and peat notes mask everything else. Not in this dram. Port Askaig 8YO is a GREAT mainline, classic Islay Single Malt. It’s everything you want in an Islay dram — full of flavor and complexity without overwhelming the palate. The smoke, peat, salt, and see notes are all there, but you also have the balance of caramels and heather that sparkle on the back palate. And its bottled at a scientifically perfect 45.8% ABV. And all of that is why this lovely spirit took the Gold Medal in San Francisco in 2018.

Port Askaig 8 Year Scotch Whiskey | 750ML Tasting Notes

Nose: Warm charcoal, salted rice cakes, light florals, and lemon zest.

Palate: Sea-salt caramels with sea spray, licorice, and warm peat notes throughout.

Finish: Medium length with fresh-ground peppercorns.

Distillery Information

London-based Elixir Distillers is an independent bottler specialising in whisky, predominantly Scotch but also Japanese, Irish and American whiskies. Owned by the people behind The Whisky Exchange, Elixir Distillers serves as the home for the creation, blending, bottling and international sales for all spirits created by the company. The company’s three core whisky brands are Elements of Islay, Port Askaig and The Single Malts of Scotland, while it also bottles navy rum under the Black Tot brand.

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