Laphroaig

Laphroaig 14yo (1998/2013) The Whisky Fair

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Wrong Order Concluding the Feis Ile week (which I did not attend) with this Laphroaig. This sample actually landed unintentionally on my plate as I wrongly ordered it instead of a better whisky. I was going for the sherry matured…
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Trip to Islay

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Queen of the Hebrides Well since this blog is not solely about reviewing whiskies, let me tell you about my last trip to Scotland, more specifically to the Mecca of whisky. No not the Speyside, the other one: Westering home of single…
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Laphroaig 18 (OB)

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Flash Review These are the short tasting notes from the Laphroaig Select. September 2014 at Laphroaig Distillery.  Nose: fruitier than expected, notes of toffee, delicate scents of smoke and medicinal peat, a touch of vanilla, coastal notes return: seaweed and iodine. Mouth: slightly floral,…
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Laphroaig Select (OB)

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Flash Review These are the short tasting notes from the Laphroaig Select. September 2014 at Laphroaig Distillery. As the 10yo is no longer the introductory malt, we only got a taste of the now notorious Laphroaig Select, an NAS release that was designed…
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Laphroaig 8yo 2005/2014 (Douglas Laing Provenance)

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Laphroaig 8yo 2005/2014 (Douglas Laing Provenance)   Colour: Pale white with nice long legs Nose: Hints of pine, wood polish, honey, (quite deep)underlying elements of menthol, leather and a whiff of smoky vanilla. With water added: a much peatier nose…
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Laphroaig Quarter Cask (OB)

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Muscled Peat   Long time since I added a review to this blog, but the last few weeks have been quite hectic. So I decided to repost a review I did for the Connosr website last week. The matter at…
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