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Laphroaig Quarter Cask Tasting notes and reviews

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Laphroaig Quarter Cask

Quarter Cask
Scotch Whisky ~ Single Malt
Produced at
Laphroaig Distillery
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Martine Nouet

Rich, sweet. A creamy wall from which a massive and thick smoke emerges, soothing back to dessert-like notes. Toffee, chocolate.
Again, peat is hidden behind sweetness coming from the quarter cask. Very bourbony. Cold ashes in the back.
Dry, spicy, sooty.
Smokiness takes time to rise up. No medicinal contribution from the peat. Keeps on smoke.

Dave Broom

Vanilla ice cream, then thrusting peat with deep tarry phenolic character. Dry, medicinal, singed notes. A crisp cereal character: burnt toast, roasted tea, smoked oats.
Cereal sweetness, a bang of medicinal peat which clamps to the tongue. Chewy with peat all the way, vying with sweet vanilla-heavy oak.
Smoky and peppery.
The deepest peatiness of all the young ones.
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