And so we return to Islay and more specifically, Laphroaig, to review one of their expressions which has been on the market for some time now: the Laphroaig Select Cask. As has been the position of late, the distillery has released a number of NAS whiskies over the past few years alongside their core range […]Read more "Whisky Review #52: Laphroaig Select Cask"
As promised, this review is a continuation of the insight into the whiskies offered by The Single Cask at CHIJMES. I will be reviewing seven different whiskies (four of which are part of the Horizontal Laphroaig flight, two of which are from Clynelish and one from Mortlach). The common factor which ties these drams together? […]Read more "Whisky Review #28: The Single Cask drams"
When one thinks of Islay, the first two things that manifest in their mind would be WHISKY and PEAT. And if they were to delve deeper into the first aspect, the first two names on their mind would be Ardbeg and Laphroaig. Both these distilleries are world-renowned for their distinctive and characterful whiskies of both […]Read more "Whisky Review #19: Battle of the Anniversary Malts – Ardbeg Perpetuum vs Laphroaig 15 Years Old 200th Anniversary Bottling"
My 10th review focuses on the Laphroaig PX Cask, which is a whisky that I absolutely adore. Having enjoyed the 10 Years Old, Quarter Cask and Triple Wood in varying degrees, I wasn’t sure of what to expect from a Laphroaig that was matured in casks which once contained Pedro Ximenez (PX) sherry. Based on […]Read more "Whisky Review #10: Laphroaig PX Cask (Revisited)"
For my sixth review, I will be showcasing the three whiskies that I tried during the premium tasting session as well as the three whiskies which I sampled at the distillery store. The whiskies are as follows: Premium Tasting session: 1) Laphroaig 10 Years Old (40% abv, paired with Danish blue cheese) 2) Laphroaig Quarter […]Read more "Whisky Review #6: Laphroaig"
The 6th distillery in my 8-part series about the Islay distilleries focuses on Laphroaig, one of the most famous distilleries in the world and one which produces whisky which delights and puzzles in equal measure. Laphroaig is located on the Southern coast of Islay and is approximately 1 mile down the road from the village […]Read more "The Islay Series – Distillery #6: Laphroaig"