Laphroaig Quarter Cask

Laphroaig QC

Price: $70 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Laphroaig / Beam Suntory

Region: Islay

48% ABV

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Aged For: Around 6 years

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon barrels, then finished in quarter casks

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: Yes

 


 

Color: Tarnished gold

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Strong medicinal peat and iodine. Smoke, tar, vanilla, and oak

Mouthfeel: Full bodied

Palate/Taste: Smoke dials back, buttery, heather and sea brine, and wood

Finish: Warm and smokey, with herbs, pine, and dirt.

Thoughts: I enjoy this slightly more than the triple wood and 10 year, the extra wood flavor compliments the peat well.

Score: 82 out of 100

 

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