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Lagavulin 09-year-old - House Lannister

Overall rating
86.27/100
votes
83
Whiskybase ID
118415
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Game of Thrones
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
09 years old
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Barcode
088076183054
Added on
02 Oct 2018 9:11 am by Dirk
Colored

Average value

€ 115.26

32 × in wishlist

83 × member ratings

528 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Lagavulin 09-year-old - House Lannister

11 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.27 points

  1. Tabrulavubeg scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    A share of sherry casks married with a higher proportion of bourbons casks would be my guess based on my tasting. Very good whisky, as was to be expected of Lagavulin, and a very nice packaging. However, this does not come close to the brilliant 16yo.

  2. thijs100 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Herbal peat and decaying veggies, with a touch of wood smoke, rubber and plastic. There's a hint of peach and nectarine, as well as underripe banana. Good balance.
    • Taste
      Geez, this is oily! A hit of rubber, smoked meat and peat, along with a pronounced sweetness. Marshmallows and sweet berries. Also a spicy touch. Nutmeg, cloves.
    • Finish
      Lingering peat smoke and char. Long.

  3. Gris did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Sold for, 360£ (+10%+shipping costs) on Scotchwhiskyauctions.com the 3rd of february 2019 (and the whole collection for 1.400£ +10%+shipping costs) o_O

  4. AgentMunky scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Clearly the best of the Game of Thrones releases.
    • Nose
      80 80
      8 // 7
    • Taste
      85 85
      8.5 // 8
    • Finish
      90 90
      9 // 7

  5. thebonewolf scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    This would make a fine regular expression at a price point in line with its age/ABV. I’m glad they had the Game of Thrones line to give them a reason to release this. Not sure why they mixed this up with the dragon/Cardhu when this is smoky and that one was uninspiring, and also had gold in the name.
    • Nose
      92 92
      Earthy, woody, spicy smoke. Either smoke with those three qualities or maybe it’s just the first three with a bit of smoke, too. Musty banana bread, more like a cabinet where banana bread was rather than as full as smelling the actual loaf. Low potency dark fired Kentucky.
    • Taste
      88 88
      Woody earth with salt. Smoke in the back and comes up. Less smoke itself, makes itself known with the spiciness, like a smoked cinnamon.
    • Finish
      91 91
      Classic Lagavulin peat comes in big. Salty. Long.

  6. Sjaak92 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

  7. Lu Cifer scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
      Asbestos, ink, smoke, campfire, slightly sweet and fruity, trace of maritime ...

      After the smoke has subsided: fruity, sweet, hint of citrus fruits, light fruit candy aroma, hint of vanilla. Pleasant, I like it a lot.
    • Taste
      86 86
      spicy, smoky, slightly sweet, tar, smoke but also fruit and a hint of coffee.
      A few drops of water do not harm it, it appears more open, softer and fruity, the candy notes intensify a little, then comes light spice and coffee.
    • Finish
      85 85
      tart-sweetish, spicy with oak and smoke, a hint of ash.
      Soft, sweetish with a bit of ash ending, becoming a bit dry at the end ...

  8. lustaufwhisky scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    Nose: sweet, ripe banana, some glue, subtle smoke, maritime, metallic

    Flavor: malty sweet, caramel, berries, cold smoke, slightly grassy in the background, clear salt note, after the second sip chocolate is added

    Finish: medium length, slightly salty and sweet at the same time
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  9. Ganga scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

    N: Pretty basic - Smoked Peat. There is some lemons underneath
    P: Charred peat. This is almost acidic tonight.
    F: Long continuation of the palate but it is warming.

    This is decent but for near the same price I think the Laga 8 is better.

  10. JacobaEd scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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

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