Laphroaig 1997 Shi

Overall rating
88.33/100
votes
8
Whiskybase ID
WB90547
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Shinanoya (Shi)
Bottling serie
Instrumental Solo Selection - Solo Timpani
Vintage
1997
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
Hogshead
Casknumber
52
Number of bottles
245
Strength
49.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Market
Japan Japan
Added on
17 dec 2016 1:33 pm by RoyC
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 210.20

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Whisky reviews for Laphroaig 1997 Shi

2 users have left 2 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 88.33 points.

  1. whisk_guy scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    0.75 left
    opened for 3 weeks
    Glassware: Lehmann
    Colour: Gold
    • Nose
      92 92
      Bit strong, medicinal, peat, seaweed, iodine with pineapple, briny, ginger, ginger bread, lemon soda, honey, light haylike
      Subtle lavender and heavier pineapple after 20 mins
      Lavender becomes very intense after 30 mins
    • Taste
      90 90
      Medium minor body, smooth, peat, floral, nectar, lemon, light iodine with pineapple, then light malt and brine
      3/10 Sweet
      6/10 Sour
      2/10 Salt
      4/10 Spice
      Very floral after 30 mins
    • Finish
      91 91
      Iodine, lemon, seaweed, floral, malty sweet, little briny with mild peat
      Medicinal after 3mins
      Enjoyable floral notes with mild peat turn me into a Laphroaig fan
      Length: Long (3mins32sec)

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  3. Saika scored this whisky 91 points Expert Junior

    Gentle, fruity, Shinanoya could have paired this with the 1996 Knight to make their "Sun&Moon" (might even be more suitable than the actual Sun&Moon laphroaig they released later)

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