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Overall rating
87.98/100
votes
51
Whiskybase ID
WB37469
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Whisky Agency (TWA)
Bottling serie
Fight
Vintage
1995
Bottled
2012
Stated Age
17 years old
Casktype
ex-Bourbon Barrel
Number of bottles
253
Strength
53.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
11 Nov 2012 8:55 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 207.84

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Whisky Reviews for Laphroaig 1995 TWA

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.98 points

  1. DGV scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    Soft, rounded Lough. Seemed too restrained and limited in taste.
    • Nose
      Dry, full-bodied. Very delicate smoke, empty first aid kit, metal, damp board. After breathing, the barrel begins to dominate - apple cider, vanilla, honeycomb.
    • Taste
      Rounded, slightly sweet. Baked goods, grapefruit, lemon peel, green apples, malt bitterness.
    • Finish
      Long lasting. Citrus fruits, honeycomb, malt, wood and just a little smoke to finish.

  2. whisky_garage scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    Aroma: Calm, unobtrusive, intense. Vanilla, citrus assortment seasoned with the finest peat. Spice bouquet, barrel. After a while, the aroma changes and peat with vanilla is replaced by ripe peaches, creamy waffles. There is a marine theme, iodine content, boiled shrimp, light minerality. At times, a note of freshness clearly slips.
    Taste: Bright, sweet. Vanilla, citrus, honey notes, peaches. A bit of a medical theme, peat, spices, barrel.
    Finish: Long lasting, sweet. Vanilla, honey theme, chocolate, barrel, spices, long peaty sillage.

    Conclusion: Wonderful Laphroaig, with an excellent and multifaceted aroma, a long and rich finish. The taste is a little disappointing, there is not enough variety, but in general it does not spoil the picture. Very calm and comfortable.
    ⚡89⚡

  3. Mark-E scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      90 90

  4. Hvdree scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

  5. St. Pauli did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

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    Laphroaig 17 yo 1995/2012 (53,9%, The Whisky Agency, bourbon barrel, 253 bottles)  Colour: pale gold. Nose: yeah, we’re on the grassier and more coastal side, with apple peelings, lemon rinds, a bonfire on the beach, seaweed and all that. Iodine, creosote, roots… It’s a style that’s maybe a little less appealing to casual drinkers, but aficionados tend to like this better (I think). With water: became even grassier. Also cider, almonds, oysters. Mouth (neat): and now it’s fruitier. Lemon liqueurs, grapefruits, kiwis… Great oily yet nervous mouth feel. Tends to become sharper, with some chillies and lime. I think we may call that ‘very zesty’. With water: hurray, it becomes gentiany! So gentian eau-de-vie, earthy touches, other roots… It’s all excellent. Finish: long, the lemon coming to the front. Zesty! Comments: it’s quite multidimensional, very funny to follow. Entertaining! SGP:567 - 89 points.

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