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Old Malt Cask Laphroaig 17 Years Old, Rum Finish Tasting notes and reviews

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Old Malt Cask Laphroaig 17 Years Old, Rum Finish

Brand
Old Malt Cask
Expression
Laphroaig 17 Years Old, Rum Finish
Type
Scotch Whisky ~ Single Malt
Age
17 years old
Abv
50.00%
Vintage
1987
Produced at
Douglas Laing & Co ~ Laphroaig Distillery
Region
Islay
Website
www.douglaslaing.com
Availability
Worldwide

Michael Jackson

85
Nose
Very dry smoky phenols.
Palate
Lightly oily. Firm. Then exploding with dry, peppery flavours.
Finish
Warming, digestif.
Comment
Confident. Slightly austere.

Marcin Miller

70
Nose
Attractive and harmonious. Lavender. More bed linen when reduced. Creamy.
Palate
Peanuts (with skin on), soft mocha and chocolate. Pistachio nuts.
Finish
Pistachio ice cream. Good length.
Comment
Good complexity, weight and mouthfeel but lacking balance.
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