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Meikle Toir 5 Year Old The Original

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Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky - 50% / 70cl


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    Their traditional single malt, "The Original," is the real champion of Meikle Toir's peated endeavour. Made using St. Fergus mainland peat, the flavour contribution is sweeter than what one might expect from coastal peat. The whisky offers a flavor-rich, complex character thanks to its lengthy fermentation period of 160 hours, which is almost quadruple the industry average. The spirit checks in at 35 PPM and has been aged in first-fill Bourbon barrels, American virgin oak casks, and Rye barrels.

    Tasting Note by Meikle Toir:
    Nose: Baking spices, burnt honey and roasted coffee beans, leading to hazelnuts, smoked
    almonds and butterscotch.
    Palate: Wisps of sweet peat, with rich chocolate and heather honey, followed by
    cinnamon, ginger and oak-smoked sugar.


    • Type: Single Malt Scotch Whisky#
    • Region: Speyside
    • Country: Scotland
    • Brand/Distillery: GlenAllachie
    • Cask Type: First Fill Bourbon Cask | American Virgin Oak Cask | Rye Cask
    • Age: 5 Year Old
    • Volume: 70cl
    • ABV: 50%

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 1 review
    Daniel H. (Dagenham, GB)
    Best peated whisky

    I wasn’t expecting to like this as much as I do . Dare I say as good as or even better than Laphroaig and ardberg

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    Meikle Tòir Distillery: A Big Pursuit of Peated Excellence

    Meikle Tòir Distillery, nestled within the picturesque Speyside region and housed at The GlenAllachie Distillery, embarks on a profound journey, guided by the esteemed Master Distiller, Billy Walker. The name "Meikle Tòir" translates to 'big pursuit,' reflecting their commitment to crafting a truly exceptional peated single malt. This endeavor began in 2018 when they ventured into producing peated spirit, a rarity in the Speyside region. With their dedication to quality and independence, Meikle Tòir focuses on making decisions driven by excellence rather than quantity, producing only around 100,000 liters of new-make annually for their premium small-batch releases.

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    Pioneering Peated Whisky in Speyside with Artistic Flair

    What sets Meikle Tòir Distillery apart is its bold departure from convention. While Speyside is renowned for its unpeated whiskies, Meikle Tòir boldly embraces the smoky and peaty flavor profile, challenging the region's traditional norms. This divergence, coupled with their commitment to small-batch production and artistic attention to detail, results in a whisky experience that is truly peerless. The commissioned illustration by Scottish artist Iain McIntosh, inspired by the rugged beauty of the surrounding Ben Rinnes peak, and the earthy color palette, echoing the natural elements of the distillery's locale, all contribute to Meikle Tòir's unique character and unforgettable whisky.

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