Lagavulin 16-year-old

Overall rating
88.63/100
votes
18
Whiskybase ID
WB77520
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Bottled
2015
Stated Age
16 years old
Casktype
Ex-Bourbon & Sherry Casks
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L5244CM000
Barcode
5000281005409
Added on
25 jan 2016 9:01 am by glennosh
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 75.02

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18 × member ratings

86 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Lagavulin 16-year-old

4 users have left 5 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 88.63 points.

  1. drkrylov scored this whisky 95 points Connoisseur

    Still THE BEST!!!
    • Nose
      Sea spray, peat smoke. Stings the back of the nose.
    • Taste
      Peaty dryness like gunpowder tea. As the palate develops, oily,
      grassy, and, in particular, salty notes emerge.
    • Finish
      Peat fire. Warming. A bear hug.

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  3. Malthead19 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    dark amber color (unfortunately with dye)
    - very pleasant and intensely powerful combination of smoke and sherry
    - an absolute classic and a "top malt"
    - a must for an Islay lover
    - definitely justified for the 55-60€ at that time and also worth it, definitely grab the offer for less than 50€! , unfortunately history and with the jump to 75-80€ I really have to consider whether it will remain a candidate in my whisky bar... probably not...
    • Nose
      intense peat smoke, ham smoke, iodine, salt water, sweet sherry
    • Taste
      powerful, smoky attack, lots of sherry, mouth-filling, sweet, spicy oak on the palate, very intense and powerful and, above all, an extremely aromatic overall impression
    • Finish
      elegant, long-lasting finish; salty, peaty with an extremely long smoky warm aftertaste (for minutes!)

  4. martin_the_collector scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  5. Zoltavar scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

  6. drkrylov scored this whisky 95 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      100 100
    • Taste
      100 100
    • Finish
      100 100

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