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Lagavulin 16 Years Old Tasting notes and reviews

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Whisky Magazine Issue 130

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Lagavulin 16 Years Old

16 Years Old
Scotch Whisky ~ Single Malt
16 years old
Produced at
Lagavulin Distillery
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Dave Broom

Big,robust and complex. Seriously smoky,pipe tobacco,kiln,beach bonfire,smokehouse all allied to ripe fruitiness. Touch of creosote and Lapsang Souchong.
Lightly oily and defiantly smoky. The fruits some first as does the medicinal touch alongside a touch of bog myrtle while the smoke builds steadily towards the finish. Elegant.
Long and complex mix. Seaweed and smoke.
Superb balance and complexity.

Rob Allanson

Huge and layers. Plenty of smoke, smoked meats,tobacco leaf. Tarmac in the sun after it has rained. Gentle coal tar soap as well.
More smoke comes through with a gentle hospital note. A little sweetness but everything is wrapped in that big smoke blanket.
Huge with layers of seaside delights.
What you would expect from a great Lagavulin. Layers and balance.
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