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Lagavulin 08-year-old

Overall rating
85.74/100
votes
38
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Limited Edition - 200th Anniversary
Bottled
04.08.2016
Stated Age
08 years old
Casktype
Refill American Oak Casks
Number of bottles
20000
Strength
48.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L6217CM000 06125828
Barcode
5000281045146
Added on
25 Sep 2016 5:00 pm by The_Wolfman

Average value

€ 78,43

2 × in wishlist

38 × member ratings

264 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Lagavulin 08-year-old

10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.74 points

  1. levanchedia scored this whisky 91 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      90 90

  2. ezioaudit scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

  3. ezioaudit scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

  4. schengel10 scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    Already a good Lagavulin - but for birthday you would have wished for a little more spectacle!
    It's a pity that the best distillery on Islay's south coast does not look like its two neighbors!
    [Color] white wine;
    • Nose
      powerful onset, subliminal citrus aromas, strong smoke, spiciness;
    • Taste
      mild, dry onset, lime, lemon, cold smoke, malt; still young!
    • Finish
      medium-long, malty finish; light smoke sounds like!

  5. cmanthei scored this whisky 89 points Newbie

    Surprisingly high fresh fruit content for such a young Islay whisky. Banana skin, fresh apple skin and pineapple are hugged by a healthy dose of antiseptic and campfire. A beautiful whisky, love the fresh, primary character of the fruit.

  6. cmanthei scored this whisky 89 points Newbie

    Surprisingly high fresh fruit content for such a young Islay whisky. Banana skin, fresh apple skin and pineapple are hugged by a healthy dose of antiseptic and campfire. A beautiful whisky, love the fresh, primary character of the fruit.

  7. wisekycourse scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    sur un 3e fût ex bourbon ,pour ne retenir que l'âme de la distillerie!

    de la tourbe,imposante,citronnée,de l'herbe humide,et qui reste en bouche,un concentré  de senteurs simples mais tenaces avec une finition longue!

    un bon dram.
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      89 89

  8. dram-drinker scored this whisky 89 points Moderator

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  9. dram-drinker scored this whisky 89 points Moderator

    It's hard to say why it is so drinkable and also enjoyable but it's kind of light and easy - Slàinte!
    • Nose
      Extremely salty and seaweedy but good, hints of vanilla, of course peat'n smoke
    • Taste
      Fresh, balanced peat and smoke, little bit fruity and citric
    • Finish
      Medium long, warm, going into grapefruits but not drying

  10. GLEN MAUR scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

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

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