Compass Box The Peat Monster

Peat Monster

Price: $45 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Blended Malt / Compass Box

Region: Scotland

46% ABV

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Aged For: NAS

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No

 


 

Color: Yellow honey

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Citrusy peat, salt water, smoke, pine sap, and a touch of honey

Mouthfeel: Light bodied

Palate/Taste: Vanilla, gentle peat smoke, rubber, oak, citrus, lemon butter

Finish: Shorter, mint, malt, smoke, sweet tea, and cracker crumbs

Thoughts: It’s not much of a monster, but a pleasant glass to enjoy. An abundance of citrus and gentle smoke.

Score: 78 out of 100

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