Old Malt Cask

Old Malt Cask

Laphroaig Distillery

1987, Aged 16 Years

ABV: 50%

Age: 16 Years Old

Year Bottled: 2004

Style: Single Malt

Country: Scotland

Region: Islay

Bottling: Douglas Laing

Overall
Score

8.2

Tasting Notes

Nose

Peat reek and deck oil, toasty oak, then a sweet cereal: Sugar Puffs. Fruit, dried orange peel. Begins to dry and smoke: wet canvas, iodine.

Palate

Supple with a sweet, generous mid palate balanced by crisp malt/oak. Smoke on the back palate: tar, peppered mackerel, light salt.

Finish

Lightly oily. Liquorice and smoke.

Comment

Good balance between sweet/soft and dry/peat.

Taster Score
8.0

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