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Overall rating
79.38/100
votes
503
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2014
Casktype
6 months Virgin American Oak Finish
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
L431657B
Barcode
5010019637604
Added on
16 May 2014 7:48 pm by duerer79
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Average value

€ 31.86

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503 × member ratings

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Whisky Reviews for Laphroaig Select

77 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 79.38 points

  1. HammerHead scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    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

  2. DulischM scored this whisky 64 points Expert Junior

    very peaty island whisky
    • Nose
      a lot of peat smoke, wet hay
      Spices
    • Taste
      heavy, dry, very peaty
    • Finish
      soft, short
      more peat smoke

  3. Georges scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    From a number of different types of cask, including Oloroso Sherry butts, white American oak, Pedro Ximenez seasoned hoggies, Quarter casks and first fill bourbon casks. Laphroaig 'light'...
    • Nose
      80 80
      Some peat smoke, some coastal and medical notes, tea, oaky, mint, sweet, chocolate, citrus
    • Taste
      81 81
      Peat smoke, seasalt, herbs, tea, oaky, spicy (nutmeg, cardamom), citrus, green apples, mint
    • Finish
      79 79
      Rather short, smoky, dry, sweet

  4. keba9591 scored this whisky 80 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      78 78

  5. gaboruso scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      78 78

  6. Calmar scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    Well, it’s not so bad, it’s not so, very simple, smooth, strong, peat and smoke are at a minimum, extra light, a good option to get to know Ayla for people who are wary of smokers.
    • Nose
      Restrained, slender, smoke, tofaya water, a little lemon zest, bandages, an extinct fire, generally quite weak and watery, the impression of dilution is formed.
    • Taste
      Soft, airy, not as bad as expected, oak, smoke, lemon peel in tea, ash, metallic notes, creamy vanilla sweet, ginger.
    • Finish
      Soft, light, lemon peel, oak, peat, ash, smoke, herbal notes, bandages, caramel shades, grapefruit peel.

  7. AdamsB scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    Very interesting. Obligatory to taste
    • Nose
      Sweet, peat, fruit, caramel, vanilla, honey,
    • Taste
      Apple, pear,, peat, caramel, vanilla, cinnamon, oak,
    • Finish
      Med-long Vanilla, peat, iodine,

  8. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    Spicy peat, gentler than the normal 10s, but very tasty and a delicious entry-level smoker.

  9. schengel10 scored this whisky 71 points Connoisseur

    An unusual, young, quite successful Laphi!
    [Color] bright gold;
    • Nose
      nice, pleasant campfire smoke, sweetness, a little vanilla;
    • Taste
      soft start; aromatic smoke, sweetness, spice (oak), then salty note;
    • Finish
      short finish; Pepper and salt fade away;

  10. maltaholic scored this whisky 76 points Connoisseur

    Has a friend brought.
    Let's try ...

    The smoke in the nose does not immediately remind of Laphroaig.
    The scent is rather mild, delicate.

    Behind it damp, young wood.
    Spices round off.

    Slightly sweeter in the mouth, but quite mild.
    Almost, he does not even have 40%.
    Herbs, especially carnation.

    Funny, that is very strong in the taste,
    but you do not taste alcohol.

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