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Laphroaig Select

Overall rating
83.13/100
votes
19
Whiskybase ID
WB148176
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
26.02.2017
Casktype
Virgin American Oak Finish
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L7057VB1 2058 14.28
Barcode
5010019637604
Added on
02 Feb 2020 10:37 pm by dahermann
Uncolored

Average value

€ 38.00

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Whisky Reviews for Laphroaig Select

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.13 points

  1. marmeladow scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Tasting a bottle that has been open for 2 years and was still 75% full. Extremely tasty: pleasant Laphroaig smoke, paired with a creamy mouthfeel and mild vanilla sweetness. Surprisingly well maintained over the years. Seems better to me than the later bottlings that I had in the glass ..
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      85 85

  2. oldking scored this whisky 79 points Newbie

    Quite a surprise, light peat, not as pronounced peat as Calrella 12, very light peat smell. But it's sweet. There is a little bitterness in the back part, the overall is very stable, and the ice is also good and cost-effective.

  3. KB201 did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Ian Hunter, the last of the founding family, visited Kentucky bourbon distilleries some 70 years ago to learn their aging techniques. Up until this point, all casks had come from Europe, resulting in a significantly sweeter Laphroaig. Hunter had a selection of ex-bourbon casks shipped to Scotland to test the casks on his whisky. This is the beginning of Laphroaig as we know it.

  4. eddi14 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

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

  5. Fixlinho scored this whisky 83 points Member Senior

    Weak smoky, pleasant smell - with a spicy long finish. Top price / performance

  6. TechnOBY scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      82 82

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