Mr Fjeld wrote:Plenty of liquorice to be found in the taste and finish of Laphroaig 10 Cask Strength. I find it in almost all smoky whiskies and think it's a result of the peating process. At one moment I couldn't stand smoky whiskies because of it. Sometimes it even feels like chewing läkerols.
I'll second that opinion - have found liqourice in the finish of many an Islay malt. Also found a hint of chewing tobacco (danish: "skrå", sweedish: "snus") in the finish of especially Laphroaig 10yo CS.
BTW: It's one of my favourite "everyday" cask strength peaty Islay's