- Laphroaig 25 Year Old 1990 Xtra Old Particular
Laphroaig 25 Year Old 1990 vintage Islay single malt Scotch whiskey. Single cask refill hogshead # 10798 bottled June 2015 by Douglas Laing & Co. for the Xtra Old Particular series. 147 bottles.
Nose: Heavy peat as it opens - with ozone freshness, drifting smoke & salt.
Palate: Mouthpuckeringly phenolic, tarry, sooty, creosoted _ late sugar.
Finish: Chimney soot, iodine spices, burnt buttery toast all combine in a oily style.
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.