Longrow 18 Years Old Heavily Peated (46%, OB, 2014)
- Campbeltown single malt scotch whisky
- 46% ABV, £85.58
- Score: 84/100
What they say:
A double distilled, heavily peated single malt from Springbank, Longrow was first created as an experiment to make a peated whisky in Campbeltown, but today it has become very popular, thanks to its brazen, muscular character.
Colour: Amber / full gold
Nose: Apple peels, and smoke. Earthy peat, damp leaves, notes of truffle, woodshed, porridge oats and soot.
Palate: Peaty with notes of spicy. Very oily, with hints of orange zest, pepper and chili. Very “big”. Kippers, smoked meats and honey.
Finish: Spicy and oily, with notes of dark, earthy peaty.
What I say: