Laphroaig 16 Year Old 1997 Vintage Islay single malt Scotch whisky. Single cask refill hogshead #10260 bottled December 2013 by Hunter Laing & Co. for the Old Malt Cask series. 322 bottles.
Nose: Sweet honey at first, followed by custard, smoke and seaweed.
Palate: Creamy butter initially, then sweet peat, seaweed, and faint rubber.
Finish: A long, drying finish of peat smoke.
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.