Laphroaig 17 Year Old 1996 Vintage Islay single malt Scotch whisky. Single cask refill hogshead #10125 bottled October 2013 by Hunter Laing & Co. for the Old Malt Cask series. 347 bottles.
Nose: Initially sweet honey peat sea weed rubbery.
Palate: Creamy sweet honey peat smoke sea salt iodine.
Finish: Long lingering peat smoke and oak.
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.