Laphroaig 25-year-old

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Cask Strength Edition
Stated Age
25 years old
Oloroso Cask Finish
48.6 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
23 May 2011 7:33 pm
Cask Strength

Average value

€ 553.36

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129 × member ratings

254 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Laphroaig 25-year-old

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.86 points

  1. Thermidor scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    At least 3 different times I've given a chance to this one, both with other Laphroaigs and by itself, but somehow despite its obvious quality and appreciably unique taste it has never made it to my to-buy list due to the price/performance ratio being off. 

    Any friend of Laphroaig should try it if you find it at a bar for an ok price or get a sample from someone, but I wouldn't rush to buy an entire bottle before that, because I just feel like a bottle that says "Laphroaig" and "25" on it should blow my mind and this one just did not.

  2. Alex scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    very complex and balanced, restrained medicinal notes,  big marzipan with loads of tinned pineapples

  3. Feusi scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    OK, this is clear better stuff then the 40v% bottling a few years ago. A herbal smokyness in the nose promises a lot. Almost a bit sparkling on your tongue with a really raw mouthfeel, unexpected for a 25 yo bottling. The medicinal, iodic notes are covering the more earthy notes. I miss the typical Laphroig Notes, the peaty fudge - so the nose promise is not kept. If you need an example for the price & age makes not the quality, here you have one.

  4. wbarchive_485944 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      89 89

  5. Achany scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      81 81

  6. Kim4fan scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      87 87

  7. alectron scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Single Dram Note.
    • Nose
      slight smoke, apricots, fresh eggs, cloves,heather, grapes, bourbon vanilla, tobacco
    • Taste
      chocolate, leather, and again some fresh eggs
    • Finish
      long, slightly peaty, vanilla, blackcurrants, aniseed, some apples, vanilla, ham
      water seems to bring the aniseed & vanilla to the fore

  8. Sonett scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      A strong nose of vanilla breaking through the typical Laphroaig charcoal. Slightly coastal and a sweet honey tendency
    • Taste
      Starts in a way that gives an expectation towards a raw 10 year old but quickly moves into a more pleasant and elegant version.
    • Finish
      Long, a bit spicy and with a dusty smoky feeling all the way to the end

  9. christophe_carles scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89


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