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Tasting the Wemyss malts ‘Peat Chimney’

As a peat-head, no better start than a peaty blended malt for starting our little Wemyss malts series of tasting notes, right? This is a Blended malt (a blend of several single malts from different distilleries) with an emphasis on Islay malts, the youngest is 8 years old. Not much more information on the Wemyss site. Ready? Go.
Wemyss ‘Peat Chimney’ …

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[17 Oct 2011 | 2 Comments | 1,610 views]
Tasting Wemyss malts

The Wemyss (pronunced : weems)  family have had a longstanding passion for malt whisky and their connections with the industry date back to the turn of the 19th century when John Haig (founder of Haig’s) built his first distillery on Wemyss land.Wemyss is the scots word for “cave”. Currently they are an independent bottler which released two series of malts: …