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Laphroaig whisky reviews

Laphroaig distillery
Islay region
Founded in 1810, currently active
Owned by Beam Global Spirits & Wine
www.laphroaig.com

Aloha Grip – Laphroaig 1992 16y (58%, Daily Dram 2008, 180 btl.) – 86/100

Tasting notes of the new Daily Dram Undercover bottlings:
Undercover n°1 – Lagavulin 14y 1994 (53,1%, Daily Dram 2008, 196 btl.)
Undercover n°2 – Talisker 24y 1984 (51,9%, Daily Dram 2008, 82 btl.)
Undercover n°3 – Ardbeg / Laphroaig / Bowmore vatting (57,5%, Daily Dram 2008, 320 btl.)

Hag Rap Oil – Laphroaig 9y 1998 (56,7%, Daily Dram 2007, 450 bottles) – 85/100

Laphroaig 10 yo (91,4 US Proof, OB 1968, 4/5 quart, Imported by The Carlton Company) – 94/100

Laphroaig 10 yo Cask strength (55,7%, OB 2007) – 89/100

Laphroaig 10 yo Cask Strength (57,8%, OB 2009, Batch #001) – 86/100

Laphroaig 10 yo Cask Strength (58,3%, OB 2010, Batch #002) – 87/100

Laphroaig 1964 (43%, Berry Bros & Rudd 1981, 75 cl) – 95/100

Laphroaig 1976 (43%, OB 1996, 5.400 btl.) – 93/100

Laphroaig 21 yo 1989 (56,9%, Douglas Laing Old & Rare Platinum 2010, refill sherry hogshead, 212 btl.) – 88/100

Laphroaig 21 yo 1989 (53,1%, Whisky Agency 2010, Perfect Dram V, 197 btl.) – 89/100

Laphroaig 20 yo 1990 (52,8%, Daily Dram 2010) – 87/100

Laphroaig 20 yo 1990 (52,6%, Malts of Scotland 2011, bourbon hogshead #2229, 178 btl.) – 90/100

Laphroaig 21 yo 1990 (55,9%, The Whisky Agency & The Whisky Exchange ‘Private Stock’ 2011, bourbon hogshead, 264 btl.) – 89/100

Laphroaig 20 yo 1990 (56,3%, The Whisky Agency ‘Perfect Dram’ with Bresser & Timmer 2011, ex-bourbon, 237 btl.) – 88/100

Laphroaig 20 yo 1990 (47,3%, Whisky-Doris 2011, bourbon hogshead #10873, 225 btl.) – 90/100

Laphroaig 21 yo 1990 (48,4%, Whiskysite.nl 2011, selected by The Whiskyman, bourbon hogshead, 60 btl.) – 89/100

Laphroaig 20 yo 1991 (53,3%, Liquid Sun 2011, sherry hogshead, 279 btl.) – 91/100

Laphroaig 17 yo 1995 (53,9%, The Whisky Agency ‘Fights’ 2012, bourbon barrel, 253 btl.) – 88/100

Laphroaig 12yo 1996 (58,5%, Malts of Scotland 2009, cask #5382, 243 btl.) – 90/100

Laphroaig 16 yo 1996 (56,1%, Malts of Scotland 2012, ref. 12041, 240 btl.) – 88/100

Laphroaig 13yo 1996 (46%, Single Malts of Scotland 2009, cask #1983, 280 btl.) – 85/100

Laphroaig 13 yo 1996 (57,3%, Malts of Scotland 2010 for The Bonding Dram, cask #7313, 255 btl.) – 88/100

Laphroaig 16 yo 1997 (55,4%, Signatory Vintage for De Tongerse Whiskyvrienden & Vinothek Massen 2013, refill sherry hogshead #3369, 292 btl.) – 87/100

Laphroaig 13 yo 1998 (54,2%, Archives 2012, bourbon hogshead #700228, 80 btl.) – 87/100

Laphroaig 14yo 1998 (53,8%, Archives 2012, bourbon hogshead #5619, 156 btl.) – 90/100

Laphroaig 12 yo 1998 (52,4%, The Whisky Agency ‘Liquid Library’ 2010, bourbon hogshead, 158 btl.) – 86/100

Laphroaig 11 yo 1998 (59,6%, The Whisky Agency 2010, Liquid Library, ex-bourbon) – 85/100

Laphroaig 10yo 1998 (55,5%, Malts of Scotland 2009, sherry cask #MoS 15, 201 btl.) – 90/100

Laphroaig 12 yo 1998 (59,6%, Malts of Scotland 2011, bourbon hogshead 700272, 152 btl.) – 86/100

Laphroaig 15 yo 1998 (57,4%, Signatory Vintage for TastToe & Broekmans 2013, hogshead #5570, 300 btl.) – 90/100

Laphroaig 15 yo 1998 (52,7%, The Whisky Agency ‘Reflections’ 2013, refill hogshead, 261 btl.) – 88/100

Laphroaig 12 yo 2000 (51,7%, The Whisky Agency ‘Perfect Dram’ 2013, refill sherry hogshead, 291 btl.) – 85/100

Laphroaig 10 yo 2000 (59,1%, Whisky-Doris 2010, bourbon hogshead, 157 btl.) – 87/100

Laphroaig 20 yo (59,6%, SMWS 29.99 “Power and Scorched Earth”, sherry butt, 10 cl) – 82/100

Laphroaig Cairdeas (55%, OB 2008, 3600 btl.) – 84/100

Laphroaig Cairdeas 12yo (57,5%, OB 2009, Feis Isle 2009, 5000 btl.) – 88/100

Laphroaig Cairdeas Master Edition (57,3%, OB 2010, Feis Ile, 5000 btl.) – 85/100

Laphroaig Quarter Cask (48%, OB 2008) – 87/100

Laphroaig Triple Wood (48%, OB 2008) – 88/100

Laphroaig ‘Philo Raga’ 11y 1998 (57,5%, Daily Dram 2009) – 87/100

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