Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bourbon, Quarter, Oloroso Sherry
48.0 % Vol.
700 ml 750 ml
Added on
06 Jul 2014 6:16 pm by Ras Mazunga

Average value

€ 50.70

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588 × member ratings

1977 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Laphroaig Triple Wood

47 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.07 points

  1. Pollenflug scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Conclusion and pictures on: https://tomtrinkt.de
    • Nose
      The typical Laphroaig smoke is dominant with a medicinal-fresh undertone from the beginning. In the first few minutes after pouring the alcohol (48%) stings a little in the nose, but becomes increasingly pleasant in the course of the tasting. Sweet-spicy notes quickly break through the thick smoke. Vanilla, caramel, delicate sherry notes, red fruits and lime abrasion mingle with malt, iodine, maritime aromas and spicy oak notes. The nose is powerful and multi-faceted.
    • Taste
      The Laphroaig starts first with a pleasant texture (creamy, oily) before countless my taste buds are confronted with sweet-fruity smoke and abundant oak cargo. A subtle sherry sweetness, dark fruits, orange peel, vanilla, caramel and echoes of dark forest honey follow. Immediately behind it appear slowly maritime notes, iodine, lime abrasion and clear wood notes to the fore. A delicate bitterness is already noticeable on the palate. The smoke (campfire & medical) is always present and emphasizes the intense taste.
    • Finish
      Medium to long, sweet-smoky and spicy. Also on the finish line dominates the intense smoke (campfire, slightly ashy and medically). A slight residual sweetness flashes in the short term and is quickly replaced by strong woody notes. Maritime notes and licorice let the Laphroaig slowly fade away. On the palate remains a delicate dryness and a noticeable bitterness.

  2. schengel10 scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    Belongs to the core range and is always available. An interesting malt, but I prefer the Quarter Cask!
    • Nose
      full of smoke, peat, iodine, spicy oak, salt, hints of vanilla and honey;
    • Taste
      first sweet honey, fruity, sherry aromas, spice, oak, voluminous, above all nice smoke;
    • Finish
      long finish; in the end great smoky flavors and sweetness;

  3. moab21 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Good NAS whisky for a good price. But I would always prefer the 10s and above all the great Quarter Cask. And they are both even cheaper.

  4. Archer scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Since you can not complain at all. Great drum combination that forms a slightly different Laphroaig. No high flyer, but top prize and: non-chill filtered.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Strong peat smoke and immediately wet, loamy soil and damp hay. Iodine and salt. Far less kelp / algae than you might be used to with Laphroaig. Fewer oceanic associations crowd up. Mentholisch fresh with traces of vanilla and honey.
    • Taste
      85 85
      The peat smoke takes a while to unfold on the tongue. Before that, mild-seasoned wild herbs are first found, which quickly become bitter. Salmiak sets over it sharply, but is softened by honey and vanilla after some time. Old oak boards are heavy on the tongue.
    • Finish
      86 86
      Medium-long and oily, with the ashes of a peat fire, oak, salt and recurring sal ammoniac.

  5. MrRancho scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    All very good flavors and tastes, but they are a bit 'side by side', not integrated, and young and stormy and not balanced and harmonious.
    • Nose
      First campfire. Then work quickly through a fruity sweetness, possibly apple mustache. Then comes the smoke and bacon again. Then it smells like mown grass. Finally red apple, maybe also pear. With hand warmth becomes greasier, on the edge also a little vanilliger pipe tobacco and leather.
    • Taste
      The alcohol tingles on the tip of the tongue, then smoke and grill ash. The whole is supported by a slight sweetness.
    • Finish
      The smoke stays in your mouth forever! In addition, neat salt and slightly nutty. Very, very delicious!

  6. DenisLeonov scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Balance (21)

    blind tasting (86)
    • Nose
      Smoke, caramel tablets and strawberry jam. A bit of latex notes ... raw bread, vegetables. Not bad but not deep (21)
    • Taste
      Round, fruity rubber with pill powder (22)
    • Finish
      The finish is spicy, prickly, salt and pills, caustic ointment and nice caramel (22)

  7. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Delicious, solid, rounded laphi. Nothing to complain about could have a little more power and character.
    • Nose
      Red apple, hay, heather grass, fermented strawberries, lightly roasted malt, pine nuts, a little toffee, oak, salt, herb honey
    • Taste
      Forest honey, chestnut, pine nuts, walnut, cherry nuts, dry raspberries, oak, some charcoal and vanilla
    • Finish
      Iodine, some coal, apple peel, chestnut, medium length

  8. SRB scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

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

  9. Stanzeflasche scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Coal, bitumen and nails, this is the routine at Laphroaig. This time, it is counterbalanced by a very nice shade of gourmet sherry. Red fruits, pomegranate, blackberries, leather, apricots and raisins. Thick peat and tar dominate. Intense and very fine smoke, you have your head in the fireplace. Medicinal touch. Very nice balance.
    Warm mouth, where the fruit adjusts with peat, blueberries and various berries, then it is the final, very smoky, full, long, slightly caramelized. Pepper. The asphalt is scraped off.
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      87 87

  10. gallfux did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    A really good malt for the money. I like the Quarter Cask a bit better.


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