Many enthusiasts worship the single malts made by distilleries located on the island of Islay. It is on this island in the South West of Scotland that the most typical peated whiskies in the world are produced. However, peat is also expressed in other distilleries than those of Islay. On other islands, in other parts of Scotland and even in other Whiskies countries. The combustion of peat gives rise to phenols. The intensity of the aromas conveyed by peated smoke depends on the amount of peat used to dry the malt and the burning temperature. The most distinctive aromas are those of licorice, chimney fire, ash, but also cloves, camphor and eucalyptus.