12 Years Old

ABV 56.1%
REVIEWED Issue 100
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Brand: Lagavulin
Expression: 12 Years Old
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 12 years old
Year of bottling: 2011
ABV: 56.1%
Country/Region: Scotland / Islay
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Issue 100
Tasting notes
Taster   Rob Allanson
Nose: Coal tar soap, buttered kippers, sea salt caramel and a hit of something medicinal: opening a plaster.
Palate: You get hit with a sweet, honey and fruity wave first, then the smoke comes, then spices build before the smoke returns.
Finish: Sooty and a little sweet.
Comment: Excellent stuff, another outdoor dram for sure.
Taster   Gavin D. Smith
Nose: A big hit of Islay. Salt, seaweed and Germolene. Also a newly-opened cigarette packet.
Palate: Sweet, fruity, developing wood smoke, spice, mixed herbs and bonfire embers. Carbolic soap.
Finish: Citrus fruit, sweet peat, pepper and medicine chests.
Comment: A complex yet approachable Islay.
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Lagavulin Distillery, Port Ellen, Isle of Islay , Islay, Scotland
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