Laphroaig 16 Year Old 1998 Vintage Islay single malt Scotch whisky. Single cask refill hogshead #DL10343 bottled MAY 2014 by Douglas Laing & Co. for the Old Particular series.
NOSE: Distinctly peated malt - salty & smoky – rock pools – tarry ropes + burnt toffee.
PALATE: Mouth coating + surprisingly sweet spices developing to beach bonfire ashes.
FINISH: Long & sweetly peated developing to a lingering cigar smoke quality.
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.