Laphroaig Four Oak

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Ex-Bourbon, QC, Virgin American, European Oak
40.0 % Vol.
1000 ml
Bottle code
L 9 340 SB1
Added on
09 Oct 2021 9:17 pm by keba9591

Average value

€ 62.48

3 × in wishlist

10 × member ratings

46 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Laphroaig Four Oak

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.43 points

  1. Joonie scored this whisky 81 points Member Senior

    Not that impressive.
    Too light body and every notes are so pale.
    Cannot feel Laphroaig's main character.
    • Nose
      82 82
      Bacon, Chocolate, Cookie
      Similar with JW black
      Peat note is not that strong
    • Taste
      82 82
      Light body
      Ash, Oaky
      A little bit sour, sweet
    • Finish
      80 80
      Short finish
      Due to light body, cannot feel much finish
      Ash, woody
      Short and light finish

  2. MandyLu scored this whisky 78 points Member Junior

    The Laphroaig Four Oak was my first bottle of Scottish single malt. Sure there has been better whisky since then and I don't know if I would buy another bottle but the first dram of an Islay Stinker sticks in your head and in your heart.
    • Nose
      -Smoke/Peat (phenolic/tar)
      -green apple
      - Ripe pear
      -unripe strawberry
    • Taste
      -Smoke/Peat (phenolic/tar)
      -Tree resins

  3. KB201 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    The new Travel Retail bottling was allowed to mature in four different types of casks. The classic smoky character of Laphroaig is combined with various wood notes.
    • Nose
      Laphroaig-typical, malty smoke, rather gentle, with delicate fruit notes.
    • Taste
      Soft, round, tasty, sweet notes with salty seasoning, very good.
    • Finish
      Medium length, oak tones complement the still smooth smoke.

  4. Georges scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    Matured in ex-bourbon, American virgin oak, quarter casks and hogsheads of European oak
    • Nose
      82 82
      Peat smoke, seaweed, vanilla, briny, ashy, lemons, coffee beans
    • Taste
      82 82
      Peat smoke, seasalt, peppery, liquorice, cookie dough
    • Finish
      81 81
      Medium long, smoky, salty, peppery, drying


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