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Laphroaig 10-year-old

Overall rating
85.70/100
votes
148
Whiskybase ID
28490
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Stated Age
10 years old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Added on
26 Dec 2011 5:33 pm

Average value

€ 59.67

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Whisky Reviews for Laphroaig 10-year-old

15 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.70 points

  1. Whisky Hamster scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Superior to recent bottlings in regards to intensity/richness of flavor and complexity. Better cask selection, not only +3% abv. for us Europeans. Maybe also slighty beefier distilate?

  2. Whisky.Hedonist.MY scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  3. Gentleman77 scored this whisky 74 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      63 63
    • Taste
      72 72
    • Finish
      83 83

  4. Bartimeaus scored this whisky 80 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      72 72
    • Taste
      77 77
    • Finish
      82 82

  5. mrgood scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    I didn't realize Jagermeister made whisky

  6. maltymate scored this whisky 88 points Member Junior

    A very good, complex scotch whisky with a huge flavor, especially for such a young age. But would be so much more if its flavor wasn't being restrained by chill-filtration. Cutting the artificial coloring and bottling at 46% abv wouldn't hurt either. God knows it didn't hurt Ardbeg's sales. But still, a very respectable, quality spirit.
    • Nose
      Complex and multilayered. Peat smoke, mineral, brine, seaweed, and medicinal. Beneath this initial punch is a subtle sweetness: floral notes, pepper, mild aniseed, and very slight mint.
    • Taste
      Bitter peat smoke, mineral, and oak arrive and continue into the development. Road tar, brine, vegital, seaweed. There is also a distant metallic, aluminum note. A little water brings out the brininess.
    • Finish
      Bitter peat and road tar continuing from the taste, sweet vanilla appears in the background, and tannins emerge rather quickly. A long, sustained finish. Bitterness gradually loses out to sweetness.

  7. mneme scored this whisky 80 points Member Junior

    Great and honest whisky, no frills, just 100% Islay!
    • Nose
      Smoke smoke and smoke again
    • Taste
      Of course, here too the smoke dominates, for 10 years old a very nice maturity.
    • Finish
      Departure very short, only the smoke remains for a very long time. If you exhale through your nose after 10 minutes, the smoke is back!

  8. erogers scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    A remarkable example of Islay peat-influenced malt whisky.  This can be used as a standard of comparison for all other Islay malts.  Very well-balanced.  It’s more than just peat-smoke.  There are other flavors in the mix, making it multi-dimensional.
    • Nose
      Peat smoke pervades, with some vanilla/nougat in the background.  A bit of salt air.
    • Taste
      Strong peat smoke, iodine, and salt water.
    • Finish
      Smoky, with some seaweed, along with sweet toasted oats and charred wood.

  9. Whiskyforfreedom scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      Salty, you smell the sea.
    • Taste
      Smoky and salty. You taste the peat.
    • Finish
      Also very smoky.

  10. Whiskyforfreedom scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      85 85

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