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Overall rating
90.50/100
votes
52
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Vintage
Vintage
1987
Bottled
2006
Stated Age
19 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Hogshead
Number of bottles
1387
Strength
53.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5010019636423
Bottled for
La Maison du Whisky 50th Anniversary
Added on
22 Jun 2007 7:11 pm
Non-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 1239.00

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109 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Laphroaig 1987

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.50 points

  1. mika417 scored this whisky 96 points Expert Senior

    aroma:
    Grapefruit cotton New Year's event mikan-yaki (but smoke is modest) Lemon Baum Fish boiled in oil Transparent lavender and iodine Roasted rock salt Almost the smell of the promise in this distillery? The fruit scent is on the front and the climate origin is on the back.
    taste:
    The fruit is as clear as the fragrance, but it is still ripe and powerful, rather than ripe calm! Honey pickled ginger & lemon peel Banana liqueur Thick soup Roasted fried barley sprouts Slowly oozing out of liquid is vanilla sugar Lime salt The more fragrant it feels, the more it compresses the existing citrus and the squeezed scent oozes out
    finish:
    Yellow fruit citrus Mint arugula herb system Ashy smoke The body becomes hot afterglow
    comment:
    Laphroaig Manufacturing Fine Fruit Liqueur
    http://blog.livedoor.jp/soenoh/archives/1073544653.html

  2. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Very balanced laphroaig, not too medicinal but fruity and sweet, excellent

  3. gango4 scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Beautifully matured Laphroaig. Powerful, balanced and sweet.
    • Nose
      Soft smoke in the nose, not quite as phenolic, medicinal as in younger Laphroaigs. In addition, slightly maritime and bright fruits.
    • Taste
      Powerful start, of course, smoke, in addition to something maritime. Then gentler and rounder. Little vanilla, sweet.
    • Finish
      In the finish wonderfully slow smoke, as well as long-lasting green, fresh oak. Getting a little drier. Even after a few minutes still there. The smoke is decreasing more and more, but the influence of the barrel remains clear. Keeps up after half an hour; Gorgeous!

  4. P.A.O.K.you_are did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Laphroaig
    1987 (53.4%, OB for
    LMDW France,
    6 casks, 2006)
    This new one doesn’t come
    cheap (185 Euros) Colour: white
    wine (slightly darker than the 1993).
    Nose: very clean at first nosing,
    as smoky and mineral as the 1993
    but soon to get hugely medicinal,
    with lots of tincture of iodine,
    mercurochrome, pine resin…
    Also nice hints of wildflowers and
    fresh almonds but the whole is very
    extreme. Casualty ward? Mouth: powerful,
    peaty, herbal (Jägermeister,
    chlorophyll) and again very extreme
    and medicinal. Lots of lemon skin
    as well, cinchona, green tea, apple
    skin. Kind of a ‘thickness’.
    Notes of green gooseberries, not
    too ripe blackcurrants and kiwis…
    Also something like orange drops.
    But the keyword is ‘medicinal’!
    Finish: rather long, fruity, chalky
    and always medicinal (of course)
    with also a little pepper. In short,
    quite a beast, maybe one of the
    most medicinal Laphroaigs I had
    in the recent years. Very, very
    good but tastes younger than 19
    yo I think. 89 points.

    Whiskyfun.com

  5. Cast Olila scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      88 88

  6. GLEN MAUR scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      88 88

  7. Lafroy scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      95 95
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      94 94

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