Re: I O DYING - Live Tasting March 12
Some notes from earlier today
Laphroaig 10 CS batch 003
N: Citrus, wet hay, iodine, wood smoke and smoked fish. A little tar and flowers. Also a slight smell of fruity pebbles.
P: Citrus, wood smoke and smoked fish. Some peat, tar and some broccoli stem.
F: Wood smoke, citrus, smoked fish and the little bit of fruity pebbles. Also a little of the green vegetables.
A good whisky but different.
Laphroaig 10 CS Batch 002
N: Wood smoke, brine, some red fruits, citrus, iodine and peat.
P: Wood smoke, brine, salted smoked fish, with tar and peat. Some hints of red fruits and citrus. maybe a little apple peel. Also a little smoked ham.
F: medium long on wood smoke, smoked/salted fish and brine. Some tar, peat and iodine mixed in with citrus.
Tastes thicker and heavier
Laphroaig 10 CS Batch 001
N: Pears, wood smoke and brine. melon. after a minute or two some iodine and peat.
P: Wood smoke, brine and pears. Iodine, tar, kerosene, diesel, and salt. Smoked fish and smoked ham. burning embers from a fire.
F: Medium long and smokey. Burning embers from a fire, tar, iodine, smoked fish, diesel and brine.
Is there a fire in my mouth?
Very good, but in a very heavy style.