No age statement
Category: Islay single malt whisky
Product of: United Kingdom
Blended by Laphroaig Distillery Manager, John Campbell, Laphroaig Lore is drawn from a variety of different cask types, including first-fill Bourbon barrels, quarter casks and oloroso sherry seasoned hogsheads.
Sampled on 12/04/2016
Clear, mid-golden amber.
Earthy, peaty and smoky with ash, bitter chocolate, fudge and brown bread. Faint orange zest. Water amplifies smoky peat with graphite (pencil lead) and coal dust emerging.
Full-bodied, earthy, peaty and smoky with chilli spice. Faint antiseptic, chocolate sponge cake. Green apple emerges with water (which this malt takes well).
Chocolaty peat, coal dust and sweet liquorice with lingering chilli spice.
Earthy, peaty and smoky with notes of graphite (pencil lead) and coal dust. With a splash of water, rich fruity green apple and chocolate sponge cake emerge, making this Islay malt very enjoyable.
Closure: Natural cork stopper