Laphroaig 10-year-old

Overall rating
82.91/100
votes
35
Whiskybase ID
WB127213
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
10 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L8318
Barcode
5010019640260
Added on
09 mar 2019 12:03 am by Mark Renton
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 35.00

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Whisky reviews for Laphroaig 10-year-old

7 users have left 7 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 82.91 points.

  1. Carl_tender scored this whisky 75 points Member Senior

    Way too sooty and flat. Bought it as a graduation present for myself and was thoroughly disappointed

  2. sokor scored this whisky 85 points Newbie

    Smoky, as Islay can be. Peaty, creamy, strong.

  3. Tastingbros scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Full review here:
    https://tastingbros.com/2021/04/07/some-laphroaig-obs/
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  4. marmeladow scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Still very tasty as an uncomplicated daily-dram, of which you can take one more dram with 40% ABV.
    With time and oxygen (bottle well half empty) it becomes creamier, sweeter and less smoky.
    Compared to the more expensive Port Askaig 8yo (previously tasted) full enjoyment at a good 15% lower price - QC remains clearly the best for me among the not overpriced Laphroaigs
    • Nose
      88 88
      Smoke, phenolic smoke, some oak, clear notes of vanilla and sweetness.
      As the bottle empties, it becomes harmoniously balanced.
    • Taste
      89 89
      creamy, vanilla-sweet mouthfeel with phenolic smoke that takes a pleasant back seat as the bottle empties. In addition, maritime notes and light oak spices. Very drinkable.
    • Finish
      88 88
      good medium length, everything that nose and taste promised

  5. wbarchive_103403 did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      84 84

  6. YuraLM scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    All is in balance, simple emough
    • Nose
      Smokey, Vyshnevsky ointment, medical bandage, red berries, leave of current then syrop from cought
    • Taste
      Smokey, average density, red berries, light species
    • Finish
      Average lasting, smokey, dry, leave of current

  7. Coldorak scored this whisky 75 points Expert Senior

    Too bad it's not bottled at 46% abv.
    • Nose
      78 78
      Ash, campfire smoke and slightly herbal. Medicinal notes usual of Islay peat. Honey. Not very complex.
    • Taste
      73 73
      Really thin mouthful, watery, on smoke, burnt caramel and shellfish. It would really have gained from a higher abv.
    • Finish
      75 75
      Brief, but the peat remains a wee longer than the rest.

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