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Overall rating
87.42/100
votes
77
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Speciality Drinks Ltd (SMS)
Bottling serie
Elements of Islay
Bottled
2016
Calculated age
08 years old
Casktype
Refill Hogsheads
Strength
53.7 % Vol.
Size
500 ml
Bottle code
L15/8238
Bottled for
The Whisky Show London 2016
Added on
03 Oct 2016 3:57 pm by Connaisseur
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 109,95

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Whisky Reviews for Lagavulin Lg6 SMS

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.42 points

  1. GlenSikkes did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Notes by producer;

    Showcasing the meaty full bodied spirit, Lg6 is made up of mainly 8 year old spirit with a small amount of considerably older refill sherry matured whisky.

    Cask Details;
    Majority of distillate from the mid-2000's matured in refill hogsheads.

    Tasting Notes;

    Nose
    Classic bacon notes and coal smoke blends with clean, crisp citrus notes of grapefruit and lemon.

    Palate
    Dense smoke with a robust, almost meaty texture. Aniseed and black pepper combine with sweeter notes of honey-glazed ham, orange peel and marzipan.

    Finish
    Tarred rope and sooty smoke make for a classic Islay finish.

  2. Talisker_22 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  3. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Enthusiasm: Nose: 3/5 Mouth and Finale: 4/5 Whisky n ° 1453
    • Nose
      Warm at first, it gradually moves to a more maritime freshness. Almonds. Vegetable notes too. Average peat. It's young. Smoked bacon too.
    • Taste
      Well corpulent and juicy, we note some citrus scents.
    • Finish
      Always lemon and spices in strength. Final net.

  4. kot1803 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

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

  5. Cubey666 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Tasted this one during a master class by Specialty Drinks end of March 2017

    lovely meaty peaty Lagavulin, nuf said :)
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  6. Seb.Whisky scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    There is little to say because it is perfect! Lagavulin, a distillery that more and more awakes my interest and this range just as much. (Whisky Passion).
    • Nose
      There it causes smoke, salted meat, dried bacon. A great breath of maritime air that comes to emphasize a line of lemon. It has notes of frangipane, almonds.
    • Taste
      The mouth is salty, but the angles are worked, rounded by this very nice presence of almond pastry preparation. Then the smoke of course expresses itself freely and fully, always with this dried meat that I love. Confectionery, lemon gum.
    • Finish
      Final smoke, earthy, with tobacco. A little vanilla, with a hint of salt always. Viandée wish, I love when it extends in this way.

  7. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    N: Following on from the Octomore Oc3, this is understandably more polite with notes of snow peas and leather.
    T: A Clynelish-Islay style i wrote [without any additional info], and a pronounced mouthfeel - a factor that has been fairly absent with many of the whiskies on show at Whiskylive 2017 this weekend. Water brings subtle, soft & slight, vegetal-sweet changes.
    F: Sugary vegetal peat.
    C: I find this nearly as good as the fabulous Octomore.Scores a B

  8. fileosoph scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      85 85

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