- Laphroaig 16 Year Old 1997 Old Malt Cask
Laphroaig 16 Year Old 1997 Vintage Islay single malt Scotch whiskey. 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 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.