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Opinions on Big Peat or Peat Monster?

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Opinions on Big Peat or Peat Monster?

Postby hoser » Tue Dec 20, 2011 9:27 am

Ok, ok...I know they're blends. But would this be good for a Lagavulin 16, Laphroaig 10 or 15 or Ardbeg drinker or are these too sweet?
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Re: Opinions on Big Peat or Peat Monster?

Postby dramtastic » Tue Dec 20, 2011 11:32 am

Well they're blended malts which is a different kettle of fish to a blend(malt and grain).
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Re: Opinions on Big Peat or Peat Monster?

Postby Bunkermania » Wed Dec 21, 2011 3:21 pm

I have tried both and I like Peat Monster. It is a nice peaty dram with a lot of maltsweetness in it.
Big Peat is too young and spirity for me.
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Re: Opinions on Big Peat or Peat Monster?

Postby hoser » Wed Dec 21, 2011 7:29 pm

For someone who likes smoky and peaty, would these be too "sweet"?
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Re: Opinions on Big Peat or Peat Monster?

Postby bredman » Thu Dec 22, 2011 11:22 pm

hoser wrote:For someone who likes smoky and peaty, would these be too "sweet"?


No.

Both are peaty enough, the Peat Monster isn't as peaty as the name would suggest. The Big Peat contains Port Ellen. Two very good vatted malts.
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