Old Malt Cask

Laphroaig

Aged 17 Years, Rum Finish

ABV 50%
REVIEWED Issue 44
Specifications
Brand: Laphroaig, Old Malt Cask, Douglas Laing
Expression: Aged 17 Years, Rum Finish
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 17 years old
ABV: 50%
Country/Region: Scotland / Islay
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
Bottled by: Douglas Laing
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Laphroaig Distillery, Port Ellen, Isle of Islay , Islay, Scotland
Taster   Michael Jackson
Nose: Very dry smoky phenols.
Palate: Lightly oily. Firm. Then exploding with dry, peppery flavours.
Finish: Warming, digestif.
Comment: Confident. Slightly austere.
8.5
Taster   Marcin Miller
Nose: Attractive and harmonious. Lavender. More bed linen when reduced. Creamy.
Palate: Peanuts (with skin on), soft mocha and chocolate. Pistachio nuts.
Finish: Pistachio ice cream. Good length.
Comment: Good complexity, weight and mouthfeel but lacking balance.
7.0
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