Laphroaig 1997 Old Particular
Added on Tuesday, Mar 3, 2015 at 08:57 AM
  Bottler: Douglas Laing
  Age: 16 yrs Type: Scotch
  Vintage: 1997 Subtype: Single Malt
  ABV: 48.40 % Region: Islay
  Price: $140 Availability: Specialty Stores

Bottled 2014 for K&L  Ref# DL10472   Refill Hogshead


Member Ratings and Notes

The nose is pure Laphroaig with big, funky, peaty notes. The palate starts with big peat but gradually develops a sweet wine note, but the peat comes back for the finish along with some BBQ smoke. This is very tasty. It's everything you would want from a 16 year old Laphroaig.




n: peat and chocolate covered cherries in a tin bucket.


p: A bit flatter than the nose suggests.  Fireplace soot and rubber bands.  Finish sticks around ridiculously long.

Pale yellow. Not a total Islay bomb, but you know it isn't from anywhere else. Got a little rubber, but generally just a solid peat presence. The palate is a little rougher than was expecting. Good amount of tannis, sweet peat and maybe even a little fruit. Nice finish. Solid B. [2/28/15] 
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