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Lagavulin 12 Years Old Tasting notes and reviews

Issue 139 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 139

A visit to Japan's Fuji Gotemba Distillery, Global Travel Retail special, a tour of US visitor centres, plus Icons of Whisky Rest of World results


Lagavulin 12 Years Old

12 Years Old
Scotch Whisky ~ Single Malt
12 years old
Produced at
Lagavulin Distillery
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Martine Nouet

Phenolic. Bags of creosote. Mineral. Pebbles drying in the sun.
Smooth and sweet. Lovely smoky maltiness wrapping up your tastebuds in smoke and soot. A citrus fruit touch.
Smoky, dry with a pleasant spiciness.
A well balanced islander. Feet in peat and head in smoke, standing in the briny air. With a warm heart. Great encounter.

Rob Allanson

Even as I opened the sample bottle the Islay character erupts. Peat fires, tarred rope, bracken laden Wellingtons.
A sweetness hits first then the smoke unfurls and coats the mouth with soot and sweet coal tar soap.
Swift but the spices are here.
If there was an outdoor dram this distillery does it.
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