Peat Reekers Double Standard70cl / 40%
- Islay Blended Malt Scotch Whisky
When the excisemen caught a peatreeker, they would often accept a few bottles of whisky as payment for turning a blind eye – a practice which gives this whisky its name: Double Standard.
Peat Reekers Double Standard Reviews
Tasting notes from the producer
Nose: Fresh wood shavings, honeysuckle and dried apricots with dusty leather-bound books. Salty peat smoke lingers in the background with hints of tarmac and spices.
Palate: Boiled sweets mingle with peat fires and vanilla pods. Then digestive biscuits and milk chocolate. Spicy, smoky and warming with a creamy mouthfeel.
Finish: Long, with wisps of sweet smoke.
2 Customer Reviews
As somebody that doesn't often drink whisky, I've found that I return to Peat Reekers time and time again. Complex and smooth. I purchased 4 bottles for my groomsmen at my wedding and they were over the moon!
The flavour profile behind this blended malt is incredible. You get an initial hit of Islay smoke that's met with some sweet, floral notes that help to balance the whisky and provide for a smooth, enjoyable dram. Top marks!