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. Product pictured is 1995 not 1996.
AGED: 15 years
DISTILLED ON: November 26, 1996
BOTTLE ON: June 7 2012
MATURED IN: Hogshead Barrel
CASK NO: 8511
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