Whisky Review: SMWS 29.202 Laphroaig “Smoke Cherry Bomb”

Style: Smoky and Punchy Nose: Classic big smoky Laphroaig on the nose. Sharp, a touch of citrus lemon and orange leading to round apricots and cherry sweetness. Flanking chilli spices, a faint kiss of coastal waves and saltiness, TCP with medicinal undertone. Tight but oily, subtle coffee ground too finish. Palate: Salted caramel popcorn on…

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Whisky Review: Laphroaig “Lore”

Style: Rich and Smoky Nose: A wave of salty sea breeze with distinct iodine scent. Confectionery, hospital bandages wraps around while the sweetness of lemon tart is slowly rolling out. Robust but fragrant peat smoke filling up all the spaces. Limestone water, dry spice roasting gently. Vanilla malt and glimpse of hay stack concealed at…

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Whisky Review: Laphroaig Triple Wood

Tasting Notes: Laphroaig Triple Wood Style: Smoky and Oaky Nose:  Rich caramel aroma comes through with a subtle briny bite. Fluttering charcoal smoke and roasted coffee beans. Nice orange zest gives a big healthy zing in the middle. Another pinch of salt reveals hints of peat and hay lying lazily at the back seat. Palate:…

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Whisky Review: Laphroaig Cairdeas 2014 Edition

Style: Peaty and Fruity Nose: Starting with a fresh breath of citrusy marmalade and salted caramel pecans. Smoky and ashy peat burst into the scene with a big lick of orange vanilla cream. Nice interplay between fresh orange and dry chargrill notes. Palate: Delicious orange honey waltz in smoothly, backed by tender milky vanilla cream…

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