- Laphroaig 15 Year Old 1997 Director's Cut
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 Single Malt Whiskey
Laphroaig Distillery was established in 1815 on the rocky south coast of the Isle of Islay off the west coast of Scotland. This malt whiskey distillery continues to malt barley using its traditional malting floors and malt kiln. In 1994 the distiiley was awarded the Royal Warrant. The core range is quite extensive and supplemented by limited releases including a 21 year old was issued in 2015 to celebrate 21 years of Friends of Laphroaig. Independent bottlings are also available from Signatory, Cooper's Choice and Hunter Laing. Laphroaig distillery also participates in Feis Ile, the Islay Festival of Malt and Music.