Thought peat was all about Islay? Think (or perhaps that should be 'drink') again. All Islay fans owe it to themselves to check out Connemara from the splendid Cooley distillery.
Tasting Notes :
Appearance: Clear, mid golden amber with polished golden glints.
Nose: Sweet barley (touch of barley water) with wafts of peaty smoke and well baked apple crumble.
Palate: Lightly honey sweet, subdued clean rather than sooty smoke with peaty vegetal notes, sweet barley water, light spice and vanilla oak.
Finish: Lingering smoke, spicy oak and sweet almonds.
Distillery : Cooley
Alcohol by volume : 40%