Dram Review: Lagavulin Aged 25 Years (200th Anniversary)

[51.7%・Bottled In 2016・25 Years Old・Original Bottling・Limited Release of 8000 Bottles] Nose: The nose paints a picture of a misty winter morning on Islay, cold water hitting the sand, bringing about some seaweed. There is this distant bonfire that is somewhat memory triggering, soothing and soft as traces of plastic, muscat grapes, ginger and menthol, chalk…

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Dram Review: Lagavulin Aged 12 Years Natural Cask Strength Bottled in 2017

[56.5%・12 Years Old・Bottled in 2017・Official Bottling・Limited Release] Nose: Tiger balm and spices, the sweet peat fares a touch dirtier this year, sooty and ashy. A hint of smoked oyster in there. Palate & Finish: Leads with vanilla first with lemon and pepper but it is then overcome by the powerful peat, a dirty oomph of masculinity…

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Whisky Review: Lagavulin 1991 Aged 24 Years Feis Ile 2015

Style: Sweet and Smoky Nose: Ohhh… Beautifully sweet and bold aroma on the nose. Smoked tea rolling in, followed by red chilli spice, crisp lemon citrus and chiffon cake. Plenty of maritime peat, coal fire fusing into a rich stroke of “dirty” kelp which goes all the way till the end. Palate: Candied fruits converges…

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Whisky Review: Lagavulin Aged 8 Years 

Tasting Notes: Lagavulin Aged 8 Years Style: Smoky and Vibrant Nose: The majestic smoke wraps around the vanilla licked honey core, timber log lightly crackling in the fireplace. Dim, smooth and satisfying… Followed by peaty notes with a touch of balsamic vinegar, lightly rubbed with sea breeze. Fruity notes slowly unfold, start with soft lemon…

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Whisky Review: Lagavulin Aged 16 Years 

Tasting Notes: Lagavulin Aged 16 Years ☆☆ Style: Smoky and Serene Nose: Sweet, smoky aroma emits a calming aura. All edges have been well polished… Within lemon fruits there is the slightest hint of raisins and flowing nectar, sweet and nicely layered. A drier side is unfolded when you plunge deeper, orange peels, pine nuts…

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