Laphroaig Select

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
6 months Virgin American Oak Finish
40.0 % Vol.
700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
Added on
16 May 2014 7:48 pm by duerer79

Average value

€ 31.85

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623 × member ratings

1788 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Laphroaig Select

94 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 79.19 points

  1. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    20 20 21 20 summer dram)

  2. HammerHead scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    Laphroaig light, pretty much dispensable. There's a milder form of earthy peat smoke, some vanilla and spicy wood notes. Not a bad whisky, but I would pay a few (yes it's only a few) euro's more and get the 10 year old or quarter cask instead.
    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      78 78

  3. rolabob scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

  4. Nazin scored this whisky 69 points Member Senior

    Nothing special.
    • Nose
      A lot of peat, some sweetness and a sea.
    • Taste
      Peat, medical, salt, not very complex.
    • Finish
      Peat, some spices.

  5. MarcinCh scored this whisky 79 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      79 79
      Lots of peat. Medication definitely prevails. Lots of caramel. A pinch of spices. Toffee traces. Smoke fairly dry. The second time, even more caramel. Traces of fresh fruit.
    • Taste
      80 80
      Lots of peat. Medical. Lots of herbs. Maybe even pine needles. Asphalt. Some caramel underneath. Salt. A pinch of spices. White pepper.
    • Finish
      77 77
      Peat. Medical is a bit less. A pinch of spices. A bit of wood, but not so bitter. Medium-short finish.

  6. Funtik scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    20 21 20 20
    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      80 80

  7. Don Cassi scored this whisky 74 points Expert Senior

    Classic Laphroaig profile: phenolic, medicinal, maritime and sweet, but much too thin. As with the regular 10s, the 40% is much too watery, so I would rather avoid these two bottlings.
    Length: 5/10

    Grade: 2-

  8. The_Osprey scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    Laphroaig Select, 40%. Consumed Nov 2018. For some reason I was massively interested to try this at the time. Well it has plenty of peat. Pretty simple and one-dimensional up front. Ultra-clean light estery backbone, touch woody, touch of pale biscuit. Mostly peat from the middle to the finish. Nice without being mind-blowing. Starts to seem watery over time - not dissimilar to peated blends. Nice enough but quite underpowered and one-dimensional. 3.4/81

  9. MLE scored this whisky 76 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      75 75
    • Finish
      74 74

  10. riegerjonas scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      maritime smoky, slightly sour
    • Taste
      smoky, floral, thin
    • Finish
      medium long after dark chocolate


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