Laphroaig Cairdeas 2012
Added on Thursday, Dec 6, 2012 at 07:02 PM
  Bottler: Laphroaig
  Age: N/A Type: Scotch
  Vintage: N/A Subtype: Single Malt
  ABV: 51.20 % Region: Islay
  Price: $90 Availability: Better Stores
"The 2012 bottling combines some of the original liquid used to first create Cairdeas, further matured and complemented with newer Laphroaig spirit that has been fully matured in quarter casks." [from the label]
Member Ratings and Notes
Kevin
 

N: A little chocolate

P: Chocolate comes on pretty strong - nutella like. But the peat is obviously still there, it's just more subtle than other Laphroaigs. 

F: Has a peaty/phenol kick that I really like.  

 

Really good. One of my favorites in the Laph lineup.  

 
Andy
 

n: Hint of lemon and cinnammon.

 

p:  Lively.  Grapefruit and earth.  Actually a lot of earth.  Dagobah in a glass.  Drink it, I must.

 

B/B+

 
Fuji
 
N: Malt and wine dominate the nose. Some spice, restrained peat, iodine, and musty lemon water.

 

P: Thin and astringent. Stale watered down lemon tea.  Poor representation of Laphroaig peatiness.  

 

F: Short finish that's salty and a bit spicy.

 

This just didnt have much going on and there was no vibrancy to the peat. 

 
Sku
 
This stuff is medicinal and peaty through and through with some coastal elements coming through on the finish. This is textbook Laphroaig. 
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