Web Exclusive Price
£46.21 ex VAT
(£79.21 per litre)
The second iteration of Ailsa Bay single malt, replacing the version released in 2016, is both peatier and sweeter than its predecessor. It has, however, gone through the same micro-maturation process as the first edition - one that sees the spirit first filled into smaller-than-average bourbon casks for six to nine months, a process which accelerates maturation before it is then transferred into more traditional casks for several years.
Ailsa Bay Sweet Smoke has notes of damp heather, vanilla oak, creamy toffee and candied orange peel.Tasting Notes (1)
Tasting notes from the producer
Fresh wood smoke with notes of smouldering damp heather and an extinguished bonfire. Following the smoke is a wave of oaky sweetness and vanilla oak, candied orange peel.
Beautifully-balanced peat and rich vanilla oakiness, this second batch has maintained the same intriguing flavour meandering between smoke, fruit and creamy toffee, this extra maturation period has developed deeper toasty oak notes with every sip.
An intriguing balance of oaky sweetness and peaty dryness.
Favourite whisky from the moment it first touched my lips.
Disappointing. There is sweetness and smoke but it’s very two dimensional, there is almost nothing else to it and the finish is metallic.
I usually favour an Islay whisky but this was a fantastic recommendation by the local expert at the liquor store. It has a beautiful taste, with just enough smoke, and an amazing finish.
This whisky is perfect balance of flavours – it has a strong nose of smoke, sea-salt and tarred ropes. The taste is very gentle – almonds and dark chocolate while the finish is very long and fades slowly into waves of peaty smoke.
Just perfect. Smooth, nice smoke and lovely sweet taste.
You May Also Like
Benromach 15 Year Old
(£78.50 per litre)
Camus Cuvee Cognac
(£57.07 per litre)
Bunnahabhain 12 Year Old
(£57.07 per litre)
(£45.64 per litre)
JP Wiser's 15 Year Old
(£46.60 per litre)
Mare Mediterranean Gin 70cl
(£54.64 per litre)
Good To Know
How we pack
Our boxes are made of 100% recyclable cardboard. Our special polystyrene packing chips and even our plastic bubble wrap are made from recyclable materials.
Flexible Delivery Options
We deliver to countries all over the world – including Christmas Island! You can also select express delivery, or pick a specific delivery date, at checkout.
Packed With Care
Our experienced warehouse team take great care with every order. As specialists in glass packaging they ensure that your items stay safe and secure in transit.
14-Day returns policy
We want you to be 100% happy with your order and it is our aim to ensure that all products supplied to all customers arrive in perfect condition. You have the right to cancel your order at any time without being charged for the goods ordered within 14 days of purchasing (other than for perishable or personalised products or those products that have been specified as non-returnable).