Peat stacks near the Machrie, Isle of Islay

Picture of a large peat stack in a moorlandIslay whisky is famous (among other things) for its strong peaty flavour. This is where it comes from, the Islay peat. It will be used to dry the barley, the smoke from the peat creating the peaty flavour.

 

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