Leviathan II: New World Peat

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If you still think that peat infused whiskies are only from Islay, Lost Spirits Distillery in California would like you to know about Leviathan II.

ThisĀ  whiskey has been heavily smoked with peat cut from the upper layers of an Alberta peat bog resulting is a unique peat that’s loaded with conifer and pine roots. Expect a new peaty experience with the intense smoke of a raging campfire augmented by bitter coffee and chocolate notes.

Matured Exclusively in French Oak Late Harvest Semillon Casks, these are California’s answer to the legendary Sauternes wine of Graves in Bordeaux.

At 110 ppm, this is one of the world’s most heavily peated whiskeys so know what you’ve gettingĀ  into. Leviathan II is a single barrel, non-chill-filtered whiskey bottled at cask strength (53% ABV).

Price: Around $60

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Joseph Fields