Laphroaig 30-year-old

Overall rating
91.21/100
votes
31
Whiskybase ID
WB103435
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
30 years old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Label
front L01707, back LF0141
Bottle code
LS76528
Barcode
5010019641595
Added on
12 nov 2017 10:49 am by peterwin

Average value

€ 2646.01

9 × in wishlist

31 × member ratings

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Whisky reviews for Laphroaig 30-year-old

7 users have left 8 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 91.21 points.

  1. dram-drinker scored this whisky 83 points Photo Moderator

    Very smooth if not to say reluctant - actually rather weak - reminds me on the connoisseurs choice that often lacks of punch - not a good investment in my mind
    • Nose
      Very reluctant peat and smoke, nutty, old books, a bit leafy, whiffs of toffee
    • Taste
      Creamy, little iodine, nutty, old books again, hints of cooked oranges, a bit of toffee, milk chocolate
    • Finish
      Medium long, warm

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  3. Glenrothes1973 scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      92 92

  4. whiskytornado scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      92 92

  5. markjedi1 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Oh, oh, oh! What a nice nose. Not a peat bomb, mind you. More modest peat, but all the more sherry and tobacco leaves from cigars. Autumn leaves, bay leaves, nuts, toffee and… cocoa! Surprisingly creamy on nuts, leather, bay leaves and slightly bitter oranges. Something like cherries and cold coffee. Excellent! And then that fantastic warm finish with a medicinal touch. Heavenly Laffie!

  6. mika417 scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

    aroma:
    Beyond the beautiful, all the joy is already packed (☜ Basically Sherry!)
    Smoked, iodized and peaty shreds have sharp edges and a rounded fragrance. Minerals, scents from the sea of bubbling seawater are very refined oak, cognac, dark cacao, mahogany, creme brulee, etc.
    taste:
    Cranberries and figs are filled with high-quality chocolate that can be seen as changing from a velvety texture to a variety of shapes.
    Its fruitiness is fresh but dry and concentrated
    Katsuo soup and sharp soba soup
    Overflowing red grapes and old-fashioned sherry woody
    Generally the climate and sherry occupy the whole, but the back is brioche and fried bread crumbs secretly backed by wheat
    Naturally, the smoke of roasted coffee and smoked straw is maintained throughout, as if a thin film is formed on the whole.
    The lime, pink grapefruit, and melon blue and the citrus are pale and the presence of the nose is quiet, but it has a bewitching ant!
    finish:
    Smoke iodine peachy shelly woodiness briny minerality fruity spicy bitter Everything that sinks into the body and stays longer (☜It seems to stay around the center of the lungs)
    comment:
    The most richly flavored all scotch whiskies It is a name and answer as stated on the label!
    http://blog.livedoor.jp/soenoh/archives/1076111970.html

  7. Luigisim scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Old school Laphroaig, when the distillery was at its best.
    • Nose
      92 92
      Intense smoke from embers with some honey
    • Taste
      92 92
      Sweet and tender. A combination of gun powder melted with sugar
    • Finish
      90 90
      Delicate and soft

  8. WSP scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      85 85

  9. dram-drinker scored this whisky 83 points Photo Moderator

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      82 82

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