This expression has enjoyed a triple maturation in 3 types of cask. The first maturation is American oak, ex-bourbon barrels. We then select the most suitable of these barrels, containing a range of different aged spirit and transfer into small 19th century style Quarter Casks for a second maturation. The final maturation is in specially selected large European oak, Oloroso Sherry casks. The world's #1 selling Islay single malt Scotch whisky The most richly flavored of all Scotch whiskies Complex and unique flavor of Laphroaig due to our water, peat, and malted barley A complex expression--the result of a distinct triple maturation process in American white oak ex-bourbon barrels, 19th century style quarter casks, and specially selected European oak Oloroso sherry casks The finish reveals the perfect marriage of peat, oak, and sherry notes Color: bright gold Nose: Gentle mixture of sweet raisins and apricots with a trace of earthy peat smoke, rounded out by hints of smooth nutty flavor Body: Powerful, yet slightly creamy consistency Palate: A large, initial burst of peat gentled by the fla
PROOF 96 ABV 48%
For 200 years a small team of dedicated islanders have worked here to create what is considered to be the most distinctive single malt in the world. Of course over time the people change, but our traditional methods, the ancient skills and absolute dedication to quality always remains.