The island of Islay is situated on the western part of the Scottish coast and is part of one of the whisky-producing regions in this country. Its whiskies stand out for the aroma of sea and smoke that makes them so special. They provoke very diverse reactions but are of an overwhelming quality.
But how do you get that distinctive and easily identifiable touch? The secret is in the peat. In Islay they do not have coal as fuel and by drying the malt in the oven with the peat, it gives it that smoky touch that stands out so much.