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Lagavulin 12 Years Old Tasting notes and reviews

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Lagavulin 12 Years Old

Brand
Lagavulin
Expression
12 Years Old
Type
Scotch Whisky ~ Single Malt
Age
12 years old
Abv
57.70%
Produced at
Lagavulin Distillery
Region
Islay
Website
www.malts.com
Availability
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Dave Broom

82
Nose
Intense, fresh. Marine notes, salty seaweed, fresh fish. The smoke begins to charge out: smokehouse chimney. Sweet all the way.
Palate
Sweet start then it snags on the palate and starts to flow. The scented smoke rises to the top of the mouth the sweetness dips onto the tongue. Succulent, intense and marine.
Finish
Long and sweetly smoky.
Comment
You can see into this like a rockpool. Clean and pristine. Complexity building.

Arthur Motley

87
Nose
Obviously phenolic but also with sugared almonds, green tea and green peppercorns. Gooseberries, soot and wood smoke. Chinese restaurant seaweed. At times a pink dettol note.
Palate
More of that green tea, smoky almonds and some jalapeno spice.
Finish
Coal tar. Very dry.
Comment
Typical of this great distillery: satisfying and sophisticated.
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