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Magazine Archives: May 31, 2017

Where There's Smoke

An increasing number of Scotch malts are pumping up the peat for a more exotic flavor profile
Jack Bettridge
Issue: May 31, 2017


Recently, an intrepid corps of Scotch whisky drinkers have turned to a taste for smoke into a cause. Their predilections have opened a unappreciated market segment that champions boldness over subtlety. Wine Spectator's Jack Bettridge explains.


For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands April 10, 2017.

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