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

€ 31.98

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607 × member ratings

1745 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Laphroaig Select

90 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 79.25 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. Don Cassi scored this whisky 74 points Expert Junior

    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-

  4. 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

  5. MLE scored this whisky 76 points Expert Senior

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

  6. riegerjonas scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

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

  7. jvanopstal scored this whisky 77 points Expert Junior

    A very nice and gentle Laphroaig. Not quite my expectation but nevertheless a nice and enjoyable whisky. More a warm summer evening Laphroaig than a cold winter one
    • Nose
      Soft medicinal peat with lemon and chocolate
    • Taste
      Lemon and vanilla with a gentle medicinal peaty smoke
    • Finish
      Medium long and warm and peppery at the end

  8. zoanaan scored this whisky 81 points Expert Junior

  9. Whisky Hamster scored this whisky 75 points Expert Senior

    Even more pointless than the Four Oak. LP drinkers don't need an "entry" malt. Either you like LP or you don't. What a watered down young mess. Spend only a few more bucks and get the 10, if you mind.

  10. TechnOBY scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      81 81


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