Lagavulin 16-year-old

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Stated Age
16 years old
Ex-Bourbon & Sherry Casks
43.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
Added on
08 jul 2016 6:37 pm by rottendon

Average value

€ 54.95

2 × in wishlist

32 × member ratings

72 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Lagavulin 16-year-old

5 users have left 5 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 86.07 points.

  1. Falang scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Beautiful whisky with a truly mature, rich and complex bouquet. This whisky has a story... And while drinking we discover this story. It's a gentle but strong drink build on oils, flower tones (lavender and violets) with aroma's that lean towards old oil paints.
    • Nose
      82 82
      Complex nose: Oil paint, varnish and linseed oil, lavender and charcoal.
    • Taste
      88 88
      In my imagination this is the taste of North America mixed with the ancient deserts of Egypt. We have: Peat, sandal wood, Camille and some burned brown sugar.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Long-lasting and gentle finish with soft earth tones and sweet violets. At the end the aftertaste fades and we are left with the aroma of gasoline fumes. complex and lovely!

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  3. whiskyexperte scored this whisky 70 points Expert Junior

    Nose + taste: Lots of smoke, coal, chalk
    Departure: Very long .... and unpleasant

  4. lincolnimp scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Still a good quality dram, yes there is batch variation but still a bang for your buck malt.

    How long will the 16 year remain at under £50 in UK supermarkets now that they are bringing out the 8 year as a regular?
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

  5. Whisky-Tester did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      86 86

  6. sapecosta scored this whisky 73 points Member Senior

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


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