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Laphroaig Original Cask Strength

Overall rating
89.62/100
votes
157
Whiskybase ID
WB34
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Red stripe
Bottled
2007
Stated Age
10 years old
Strength
55.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L07
Barcode
5010019641823
Added on
13 Jun 2007 3:54 am
ColoredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 552.00

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Whisky Reviews for Laphroaig Original Cask Strength

18 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.62 points

  1. The_Osprey scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Laphroaig Original Cask Strength. No batch number - this is the one before batch 001. Short review with Paul at Laphroaig distillery. Taste vanilla, soap, soft smoke, breathy ... surprisingly easy - lovely smooth grains and smoke. So easy at the abv, soft impressions of banana and salt, a little oak. Very balanced 3.75/89

  2. vlad78 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    How can you not remember Bono and U2 with their «unforgettable fire». Very lively and fiery, like a writhing dragon, drink. In my glass, like Prometheus in his hand, the flame of fire. However, I will not take it to people, but will use it myself.
    • Nose
      91 91
      First the smoke, warm, like a log that hasn't been burned yet, warm smoke. Then there are smoked fruits and dried fruits, medicine and bandages are also here, but in small quantities.
    • Taste
      91 91
      The oily taste of sweet ashes, as if you took out a jar of jam from the ashes and tasted it. It's hot, it burns the sky, it blows smoke, and you swallow it.
    • Finish
      89 89
      This mass sinks lower and sets your stomach on fire, leaving a sweet and smoky aftertaste that paralyzes all the receptors in your mouth, which remains for a long time.

  3. Ostap scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Fine whisky, balanced, consistent, "loud". Great pleasure. There are no words, I want more and more ...
    • Nose
      91 91
      Classic, smoky, oak, medical, smoked, ash, sea salt, baked apple, straw, dried fruits, buckwheat honey, baked duck, baked potatoes in ashes, pickled watermelon, hint of rubber (gas mask), toffee.
    • Taste
      92 92
      Lots of smoke, knits, smoked, dried fruits, smoked oak chips, richly sweet.
    • Finish
      92 92
      Knits, smoked fruit, oak chips, baked apple, very long.

  4. WhiskyJpg scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      91 91

  5. dram-drinker scored this whisky 87 points Moderator

    Pretty good
    • Nose
      88 88
      Citric, smoked fish, peat, honeydew
    • Taste
      87 87
      Peaty, smoky, little salty, iodine, little sweetness, little woody
    • Finish
      86 86
      Medium long, warm

  6. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Nice modern laphroaig, really drinkable

  7. KonstUA scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Nose 23, taste 23, finish 22, balance 23

  8. Dyno scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    tried it once, liked it a lot! got me hooked ever since  ;)
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  9. 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

  10. mika417 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    LAPHROAIG 10yo CASK STRENGTH / 57.3% (Incidentally, the current cask is 55.7%)

    Dry iodine incense, calm down, smoked and refreshing peat incense.

    While exciting and spicy, there are plenty of mortiest sweetness.

    Minty cool refreshment, long finish with peat and dirty. http://blogs.yahoo.co.jp/distilled1973/29449830.html

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