Laphroaig 'Quarter Cask' 48%
The Whiskies of Islay — Laphroaig
Laphroaig 'An Cuan Mor' 48%
Laphroaig's new An Cuan Mor is Gaelic for 'The Big Ocean', named for the Atlantic ocean that pounds the Proaig bay where the Laphroaig distillery resides on Islay. Originally matured in first-fill American oak casks before a secondary maturation in European Oak this is an intense and full-flavoured dram. It starts richly on sweet fruit, delicate...
Laphroaig 'Cadenhead' 1998 / 20 years old 54.3%
Distilled at the Laphroaig distillery on Islay in 1998, this new release from Cadenhead was selected from just two hogshead casks. A striking sea-saltiness emerges on the nose, with zesty orange following a dense earthy smoke. To taste, a meaty quality is found along with black cherry fruityness, moving to an oceanic note of oyster, then spiced ...
Laphroaig 'Triple Wood' 48%
Matured in three different styles of casks: bourbon barrels, quarter casks and lastly Spanish sherry butts. The Laphroaig from these 3 casks are brought together at bottling to produce a whisky of creamy dried fruit and lingering ashy peat smoke. The palate is lush and oily with a burst of peat followed by vanilla and a touch of sherry sweetness...
Laphroaig 'Xtra Old Particular' 1987 / 30 years old 53.5%
This Laphroaig comes to us from some of rarest stocks that Douglas Laing have laid down over the years. With Islay whiskies of this era are becoming harder and harder to source, this is a real treat. It was disgorged from a single refill hogshead, sweet confections and the obligatory peatsmoke, the tarry and phenolic character so specific to Lap...
Laphroaig 10 years old 40%
The famous Laphroaig 10 year old, one of the most iconic single malt whiskies in all of Scotland. Renowned for its earthy, medicinal, richly peaty-smoky flavour, it is an evocative dram that with just one sip transports you to its home on the inner Hebridean island of Islay.
Laphroaig 25 years old 48.9%
Laphroaig Select Cask 40%
From the famous Laphroaig distillery on Islay, this peated whisky is a combination of casks that represent classic Laphroaig styles. The nose has initial notes of smoky peat and the develops into notes of red fruits. The palate has sweet notes and dry peat with ashy notes. The finish is long with floral and marzipan and a slight citrus note.