Connemarra Peated

Connemara Peated

Price: $45 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Kilbeggan Distilling Company

Region: Ireland

40% ABV

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Aged For: NAS

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon

Chill Filtered: Yes

Color Added: Yes

 


Color: Gold

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Slight smoke, oak notes, gentle peat, earth, grass, and salt

Mouthfeel: Thin, watery

Palate/Taste: Slight sugary sweetness, vanilla, white chocolate

Finish: Slight warmth and short linger, subtle smoke, barley sugar, and honey

Thoughts: This must be gently peated as the barley sugar and earthy grass are the predominate notes in my mind. Needs more proof and less filtering please!

Score: 76 out of 100