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Laphroaig Cask Strength

Overall rating
89.50/100
votes
20
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Batch #002
Bottled
12.2010
Stated Age
10 years old
Strength
56.3 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Added on
12 Feb 2012 10:57 pm
Cask Strength

Average value

€ 347.95

13 × in wishlist

20 × member ratings

29 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Laphroaig Cask Strength

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.50 points

  1. Helgo scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

  2. Mr.Sandwich did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Laphroaig Tasting Notes:

    Colour: Rich, deep gold

    Nose: Powerfull, smoke and earthy aromas, seaweed

    Body: Full bodied

    Taste: Massive peat smoke, huge flavour, complex, seashore salt, fading sweetness at the finish

    Finish: Long and savoury

  3. scratchy78 did not rate this whisky Member Junior

    After living with this bottle, I'm acclimating to it and liking it more and more.  Still, this is the full frontal assault. Deep iodine, richly flavored.

  4. scratchy78 did not rate this whisky Member Junior

    For the Laphroaig smoke lover, this has to be close to nirvana.  Not so for me.  I prefer the smoke dialed back and balanced with other flavors.  A little water helps reduce the cask strength punch, but the smoky phenolics still dominate.
    • Nose
      Fruity, mild apple, hint of smoke.  Very pleasant and inviting. Surprisingly, it is unlike other Laphroaigs where I can smell the smoke across the room.
    • Taste
      OMG! Powerful smokiness, burnt plastic-like phenols, rubber tire, salty. Strong, in your face presence on the tongue and palate.  Full bodied. At 56.3% abv, it is definitely alcoholic, but the alcohol is not hot. It is hard to think about anything other than the smoke with this one.
    • Finish
      Long, lingering phenolic finish.  Minutes later there is still a campfire in my mouth.

  5. alectron did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Thanks to Mongo at WWW for pointing out the difference between the 2 available Batch002 releases...!

  6. RoyalScotsman did not rate this whisky Administrator

    The ABV is different form Batch 002 700ml

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