The Big Smoke Islay Blended Malt Scotch Whisky

$63.99

This product is available in: CA, CT, DC, NY, ND Unfortunately, we can't ship to PO Boxes and APO addresses.

Size750mL Proof92 (46% ABV)
Bottled exclusively from single malt whisky produced on Islay, this whisky earned a score of 90-95 points from Wine Enthusiast.

This product is available in: CA, CT, DC, NY, ND Unfortunately, we can't ship to PO Boxes and APO addresses.

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Note:  This product is not eligible for gift wrapping.

Note:  Once an order has been safely & successfully delivered, we do not accept returns due to change of heart or taste. Due to state regulations, we cannot accept the return of alcohol purchased by a customer in error.

About The Big Smoke Islay Blended Malt Scotch Whisky

The southernmost of the Inner Hebridean Scottish Isles, the island of Islay (pronounced EYE-lah) is just 240 square miles and home to only 3,457 people. Still, the island is one of just five distilling regions in Scotland whose identity is protected by law.

Islay's unique climate and geography impart signature characteristics to Scotch distilled and matured on the island. Despite its small size, the island boasts 130 miles of coastline, and the warm Gulf Stream from the Atlantic Ocean provides for cool winters and mild summers. In addition, the island is largely composed of peat, a phenolic compound that emits smoky aromas when burned. The salty winds and peat bogs of Islay result in Scotch that has a signature salinity and is balanced by a touch of smoke.

The Big Smoke Islay Blended Malt Scotch Whisky was crafted by blending together whiskies from some of the island's most iconic distilleries. As a result, the whisky has an aroma of salted caramel, buttered biscuits and bonfire that gives way to chewy notes of caramel, vanilla, mint, smoke, charcoal, cinnamon buns and honey on the palate. The finish is clean and crisp, with touches of saltines, leather, wood and tobacco.

The whisky earned a score of 90-95 points from Wine Enthusiast. Pick up a bottle today!

About Scotch

Scotch is the most popular whisky in the world and is considered the king of them all! There are five whisky regions in Scotland (six if you count the not officially recognized Islands), and each of them produces spirits with unique properties and distinct tasting notes. (The type of grain used determents the type of the scotch.)


Malt whisky is made of malted barley, and grain whisky uses other grains like corn or wheat. Most of the time, a whisky is blended from different distilleries hence the name blended scotch, but if a malt whisky is produced in a single distillery, we get something extraordinary called a single malt.


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Aroma of salted caramel, buttered biscuits and bonfire that gives way to chewy notes of caramel, vanilla, mint, smoke, charcoal, cinnamon buns and honey on the palate. Finish is clean and crisp, with touches of saltines, leather, wood and tobacco.
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