AGED: 17 years
DISTILLED ON: October 8, 1997
BOTTLE ON: March 3, 2015
MATURED IN: Hogshead
CASK NO: 8367
BOTTLE NO: of 223
Named after the Isle of Islay’s Loch Laphroaig, this single malt whiskey distillery has been operating since its establishment in 1815. Home of the only whiskey to carry the Royal Warrant of the Prince of Wales, this esteemed distillery uses traditional methods to create it’s distinct malt.
NOSE: peaty, but not overwhelmingly so.
TASTE: slick and oily, full of restrained sweet notes, seaweed, iodine, and salt. Medicinal, especially in the finish, but with charming floral notes.
FINISH: peat, oak casks, cork, and iodine remain, with a dry salty feeling to the mouth.
PER CS: 6
SIZE: 750 mL