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Laphroaig 15-year-old

Overall rating
87.45/100
votes
47
Whiskybase ID
WB10987
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
15 years old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Bottle code
LKRT3498 22:42
Barcode
089540344454
Added on
08 Oct 2009 9:18 pm
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 190.00

5 × in wishlist

47 × member ratings

191 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Laphroaig 15-year-old

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.45 points

  1. Càirdeas scored this whisky 97 points Expert Junior

    The same evaluation as the 700ml version, because I haven't tasted it yet

  2. ConvalRen scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      81 81

  3. Mr.Sandwich did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Smoky salt air, dusty oak, vanilla and fruit - very lively and youthful.
    • Taste
      It tastes immediately the young age, although this is already much better than the 10 year old. Sweet smoke and salt in interaction with vanilla, pepper, oak and unripe fruits.
    • Finish
      Long and dry with a lot of acidity and a bit of bitterness.

  4. Mr.Sandwich did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Laphroaig Tasting Notes:

    Colour:  Bright gold

    Nose:   Mild versus the 10 Years Old, soft smoke, pleasant sweet, like new hay

    Body:   Full bodied, smooth

    Taste:  Lively oak sweetness, warm peat smoke, fresh nutmeg and toasted almonds. Faint salt

    Finish: Prolonged, mellow

  5. sssun scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    Tasted on 2014.05.24.

    Balance and Conclusion: Traditional Laphroaig style, easy drink, with quite acceptable price (about US$50 in Taiwan before 2011, but discontinued from the OB product line unfortunately). A good Laphroaig whisky, very suitable for such a rainy night.
    • Nose
      Alcohol interference, mint, light peat, seaweed, light iodine, pineapple, grass, smoke, sea wind, and butter. 22
    • Taste
      Palate: Tar, peat, iodine, tangerine peel, dark chocolate, salty, smoke, and a little black pepper. Warm.  22
    • Finish
      Finish: Medium to long, tar, salty, light peat and iodine, a little dry and tannic. 21

  6. alectron scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Single dram note. Blind tasting. 2013_02
    • Nose
      camphor, orangeade/citronat, earthy, some tea, dry oak & faint pines. (90)
    • Taste
      oily, leather, maple, salty. (89)
    • Finish
      long, smoke & peat, humidor & cigarres (plus the ash), caramel, faint pineapple. (90)

  7. Jean-Brice scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    An excellent Laphroaig. Can be the most advanced of the OB range?
    • Nose
      Coal
      Smoke
      Peat
      frangipane
      Fruity
    • Taste
      Peat
      Wood
      Smoke
    • Finish
      Long

  8. hsmithjr scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    A better whisky than the 10, but maybe not a better Laphroaig.
    • Nose
      Peat smoke.  Tarred rope.  Asphalt.  Some lemon zest.
    • Taste
      Sweet.  Powerful peat smoke.  Sulphur.  Fresh cut grass.
    • Finish
      Very long and warming.  A big hug of peat.

  9. Quaker scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    A superb malt at a great price! (as long as there is stock ...) !!
    -> The version tested in these notes is that of 2000.
    • Nose
      Very nice nose, subtle and complex. It is woody and a well integrated peat supports a multitude of scents. He is a sailor. After aeration notes of fruits are released: pineapple, orange, grapefruit and some exotic fruits. Smell of hay too.
    • Taste
      The mouth is reminiscent of the nose but notes stand out more particularly: lemon, other fruits and especially spices.
    • Finish
      A final of very good length, fine.

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