Laphroaig Triple Wood

This special bottling matured in three different casks: Ex-bourbon casks, European oak casks (ex-sherry) and small quarter casks. The result is the perfect mix of peat smoke, oak and sweetness.

This special bottling matured in three different casks: Ex-bourbon casks, European oak casks (ex-sherry) and small quarter casks. The result is the perfect mix of peat smoke, oak and sweetness.

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1407
Laphroaig
Scotland, Islay
Single Malt Whisky
48%
1 l
Original bottling
Bourbon, Sherry, Quarter Casks
Chill filtration - Without Artifical colouring - With
Average tasting notes Tasting notes
Calculated from 28 Tasting Notes
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Nosing
Peat Smoke:
Sweet:
Vanilla:
Oak:
Sherry:
Medicinal Smoke:
Alcohol:
Bonfire Smoke:
Herbs:
Maritime Notes:
Herb:
Oil:
Raisin:
Salt:
Fruit:
Hay:
Leather:
Nuts:
Tasting
Peat Smoke:
Sweet:
Vanilla:
Fruit:
Oak:
Spices:
Sherry:
Medicinal Smoke:
Herbs:
Alcohol:
Mint:
Heather:
Leather:
Seaweed:
Zitrus:
Maritime Notes:
Herb:
Bonfire Smoke:
Chili:
Floral:
Finish
Peat Smoke:
Oak:
Sherry:
Sweet:
Mint:
Grapefruit:
Malt:
Nuts:
Bonfire Smoke:
Caramel:
Fruit:
Spices:
Oil:
Vanilla:
Herbs:
Zitrus:

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07. Dec 2012
Nosing:
the initial flavour is quite sweet with a gentle mixture of sweet raisins and creamy apricots with just a trace of the dry peat smoke at the back, the smoother nutty flavours combine all these flavours into one smooth, syrupy whole. With a touch of water the peat smoke comes to the fore and masks the gentler fruitier notes. Even with the maturation being carried out in 1st fill bourbons, quarter casks and sherry butts, the intense bonfire ash smell of the earthy peat cannot be masked
Taste:
A large initial burst of peat belies the slight lack on the nose but is gentled on the tongue by the creamier flavours of vanilla and fruit with just a suggestion of sherry sweetness. With a trace of water the peat reek is gentled, allowing the more complex flavours of citrus fruits and spices to come through. A slight tang comes from the European Oak balancing the creamier American White Oak.
Finish:
Mouth filling and extremely long but balanced by the sweet smooth caramel taste
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