Laphroaig 15 Year Old Director's Cut Islay single malt Scotch whiskey. 1992 vintage single refill hogshead #9843 bottled June 2013 by Douglas Laing & Co. 314 bottles.
Nose: Massive waves of dry peat preface liquorice summer tar+ sweet molasses.
Palate: Big, chewy - with loads of mouthfeel - more tar, coal dust, bonfire smoke and soot.
Finish: Now detect some fisherman's friends + sweeter peat + more of that same tar.
Laphroaig Distillery was established in 1815 on the rocky south coast of the Isle of Islay off the west coast of Scotland. Laphroaig is a malt whisky distillery which continues to malt barley using its traditional malting floors and malt kiln. In 1994 Laphroaig was awarded the Royal Warrant. Visitors are welcomed at the Laphroaig Distillery visitor centre where distillery tours are available. Laphroaig Distillery participates in Feis Ile, the Islay Festival of Malt and Music.