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Re: Peated malt

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  • tgfoitwoods
    Mason and Waldo, You guys are right on with the peatreek, and lord knows I ve *tried* everything else. Except for Mason s essence, I guess. As for Islays, I
    Message 1 of 4 , Sep 30, 2009
      Mason and Waldo,

      You guys are right on with the peatreek, and lord knows I've *tried* everything else. Except for Mason's essence, I guess.

      As for Islays, I kinda lean toward Lagavulin.

      Zymurgy Bob, a simple potstileer

      --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "jamesonbeam1" <jamesonbeam1@...> wrote:
      >
      >
      > Right here Mason,
      >
      > Have it in the Info base under "Essence of Peatreek" . About the
      > closest he will come in the US unfortunately.
      >
      > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/new_distillers/message/15749?threaded=1&l=\
      > 1
      > <http://groups.yahoo.com/group/new_distillers/message/15749?threaded=1&l\
      > =1>
      >
      > Vino es Veritas,
      >
      > Jim aka Waldo.
      >
      >
      > --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "rye_junkie1" <rye_junkie@>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "n2652t" n2652t@ wrote:
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > I was wondering if anyone has found a source for peated malt that is
      > at the levels used in Islay scotch? I keep reading that what we get here
      > in the U.S. is lower by far than what is used there. There has to be a
      > source for such heavily peated malted barley.... :-)
      > > >
      > > > Thanks!
      > > >
      > >
      > > I am a fan of the Islays. Especially Laphroaig and Bowmore. Black
      > Bottle is a good Islay blend also. Those scotches get the majority of
      > their "Peat" not from the Peat Smoked Malt but from the Peat infused
      > water that the ferment with. Somewhere in the files you should be able
      > to find Harry's recipe for "Peatreek" that should get you there.
      > Brewhaus also sells a Peat smoke essence that you may find worth trying.
      > Personally for knock off scotch that truly is single malt quality I like
      > the Brewhaus Ambrosia with oak chips stuff. A bit pricey but very
      > impressive.
      > >
      > > Mason
      > >
      >
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