Laphroaig 10 Year Old Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky, 70 cl
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Laphroaig is a Scotch Whisky distillery on the western Scottish island of Islay and one of the best-known of all the single malts.
Lore, meaning the passing of a skill or tradition through word of mouth is the name given to this extremely tasty Islay whisky.It also has a distilling process which has been developed and refined over the course of 200 years by a succession of passionate master distillers. These cookies are needed for essential functions such as signing in, storing products in your trolley and making payments. This Scottish whisky is the original Laphroaig, distilled the same way today as when Ian Hunter invented it more than 75 years ago.
Not to everyone's taste on account of the strong peaty smokiness, and the Select edition is better, but this is a good introduction to the style. Laphroaig whiskies are known for their bold and intense flavors, characterized by the pungent aroma of peat smoke, medicinal notes, and a hint of maritime saltiness. This full-bodied variant is the foundation of all Laphroaig expressions and comes with a long finish. This is a truly classic single malt Scotch whisky, made from malted barley which is first cold-smoked and then dried over a peat fire. Few whiskies are as synonymous with peat as Laphroaig - mention peaty whisky to someone with just a passing interest in single malt and chances are they’ll talk about Laphroaig.Established in 1815, the distillery holds a long-standing reputation for producing distinctive and robust single malt Scotch whisky.
The distillery's location on the Isle of Islay, known for its abundant peat bogs, allows Laphroaig to create whiskies with a character that is deeply rooted in the island's terroir. The distillery's fanatical following of "Friends of Laphroaig" and its annual Cairdeas releases showcase the strong bond between the distillery and its dedicated enthusiasts. The palate is equally out there, with old-fashioned fabric Band-Aids, bladderwrack seaweed, black pepper, smoldering peat, vanilla, caramel, and sweet oak. Laphroaig Distillery, nestled on the rugged shores of Islay, an island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, is celebrated as a haven for peat lovers and a custodian of the island's iconic smoky character.One of whom was Ian Hunter, who laid down the process for Laphroaig 10 more than 75 years ago: and these methods are still followed today.
This whisky has become slightly sweeter in recent years, and it appears beautifully on the nose, amidst the classic iodine/sticking plasters and cool wood smoke we love. The No 1 Islay malt in the UK and globally, Laphroaig is one of the most richly peated whiskies and the only single malt Scotch whisky to be awarded the Royal Warrant by HRH Prince of Wales. We do not disclose your credit card information to third-party vendors or resell your personal information to third parties. Laphroaig's commitment to direct-fired stills adds to the intensity of the peat influence, resulting in whiskies that carry a powerful and evocative smokiness. Palate Seaweed-led, with a hint of vanilla ice cream and more than a whiff of notes from the first aid box (TCP, plasters etc).This is a truly classic single malt Scotch, made from malted barley which is first cold-smoked and then dried over a peat fire. A single cask, well aged and independently bottled Laphroaig is the kind of release that we tend to get excited about!