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Overall rating
85.45/100
votes
977
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2013
Casktype
Bourbon, Quarter, Pedro Ximénez Sherry
Strength
48.0 % Vol.
Size
1000 ml 1000 ml 1000 ml
Barcode
5010019637291
Bottled for
Global Travel Retail
Added on
06 Jun 2013 12:18 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 80.07

77 × in wishlist

977 × member ratings

2857 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Laphroaig PX Cask

120 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.45 points

  1. chrizthewiz scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    I just tasted a recent 2017 bottling of this and I am fairly surprised that its still as good as I remember it to be. The px makes it easy to sip at 48%abv while still maintaining these lovely classic medicinal and leathery laphroaiggy notes. Not overtly complex but very enjoyable and definetly good value for money. 

  2. EnjoyLife89 scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Really interesting game between smoke, sherry and sweetness. He often changes his face. If you wait for the first sip, until it's only dry and then takes a new sip, the tart but is immediately gone and it starts again the game of sherry and sweet (in many others, it is just always tart when it once tart was).
    I love it.
    • Nose
      Smoke; occurs very maritim (iodine). Then comes a sweet, fruity note (my salivation begins immediately); Sherry is building up; there are spices and malt; after the first sip the malt becomes clearer; Every now and then walnut nuts. Boa, he's really powerful for me.
    • Taste
      Smoke and sherry are immediately strongly represented. Then comes a powerful, slightly bitter oak. In addition, there is also a really sweet note. Maritime kelp touch is there and the smoke is changing. It gets a little drier in the mouth. Reminiscent of extinct campfire. He is also spicy (chili), first thought that it is the alcohol, but is a distinct spicy sharpness. After some time in the mouth, the malt comes out clearly. Still quite mild overall.
    • Finish
      Smoke and sherry; Mouth is dry, the oak shows again from her slightly bitter side. The note of sherry evaporates and it remains long harsh and dry smoke back.

  3. Mannix65 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  4. Mannix65 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Super, good PLV, smoke and PX united very nicely despite youth
    • Nose
      Smoked meat and juicy red wine, musty cellar, campfire and grape juice, red berries, raspberry jam
    • Taste
      Very meaty, smoke explosion and sherry barrel, smoked ham
    • Finish
      Smoky and long, juicy

  5. Issie did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Warm smoke, maritime, smoked bacon, herb honey, herb candy, wild berry jam, grasses, hay, burnt caramel
    • Taste
      Forest berry jam, dried herbs, lemon, grapefruit, nuts, cold smoke, ash, a little pepper

  6. NXI scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    Decent, but generally boring whisky. The sweet sherry has muffled the character of the distillate too much. At least for my taste.

  7. Vaso_Mtsituri scored this whisky 83 points Member Junior

    One amazing bottle from the Distillery
    • Nose
      85 85
      Smokey, but sweet, balanced
    • Taste
      82 82
      Medium thick, a little bit oily, very little. Sparkling effect on the tongue, but light and sweet. Less smokiness would be amazing for me
    • Finish
      83 83
      Amazing medium length, balanced mixture of the primary aromas: smokiness and sweetness

  8. neus007 scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

  9. Stanzeflasche scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    A nice smoky and spicy sherry. We recognize the Pedro Ximenéz, fresh leather, yellow plums, dried apricots, quince marmalade. But it is surrounded by a powerful and tasty peat, bewitching, almost suffocating. It is of rare power, and enhanced with sour cherries. Blackberry jam, fruit jellies, macaroons, fig fondant. Very sweet on the palate, light grenadine, then the spices rise, cloves, pepper, nutmeg, as well as charcoal, gas oil, motor oil. Plum juice behind. Very earthy and woody finish, cola, a shade of liquorice, sufficiently long.

    https://ilikesky2020.blogspot.com/2020/11/laphroaig-px-cask.html
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      88 88

  10. Mapl scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

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