Lagavulin Distillers Edition
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Islay
  • Distillery Lagavulin
  • Age 16 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Bottling date May vary
  • Alcohol 43%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • smoky
  • peaty
  • vanilla
  • coffee
  • sweet
  • fruit
  • sweet sherry
  • caramel
  • syrup

Lagavulin

Distillers Edition (0.75l, 43%)
Price $154.99

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Character Goatson
The boldest and most badass Whisky of all time.

If you ever wondered where Lagavulin got its name, it's pretty straightforward: it's the name of the bay near one of the oldest distilleries in Scotland. Since then, the lavish and peaty water that runs down the nearby hills has been the blood of the distillery and its Whiskies.

While Lagavulin is known for pretty awesome expressions, this time they outdid themselves and created a Single Malt so intense and smoky, Bruce Willis called and asked if he can be its sidekick. The Lagavulin's peated barley has 20 times more exposure to peat smoke - it's like an office in Mad Men - and the Whisky is distilled twice, for 14 hours in total. This unbelievably smoky Spirit is then aged for 16 years in old school oak casks, and after that, it gets a fine PX Sherry finish. We don't know about you, but just writing this makes our mouth water. It's sweet caramel, vanilla and dates with a healthy dose of smoke. It's so intense you'll wear a knowing grin for a week. 
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Islay
  • Distillery Lagavulin
  • Age 16 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Bottling date May vary
  • Alcohol 43%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Golden syrup.

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Intense peat and vanilla on the nose with a lovely dance of sweetness and smoke.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Clear and grassy malt with an explosion of peaty smoke. A salt tang flows into coffee flows into vanilla.

Finish
Ridiculously long, fruity and peaty. 
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We invented Flavor Spiral™ here at Flaviar to get all your senses involved in tasting drinks and, frankly, because we think that classic tasting notes are boring.

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  • smoky
  • peaty
  • vanilla
  • coffee
  • sweet
  • fruit
  • sweet sherry
  • caramel
  • syrup
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
First-class Whiskies are taxed not only by the state but also by the angels. This refers to the 4% of Whisky that evaporates from the barrels every year, a phenomenon known as the angel’s share.
Scotch Whisky is seldom aged in new barrels. Bourbon and Tennessee Whiskey casks are usually used for maturation. In addition to that, Whisky is often matured or finished in various wine casks such as Sherry or Port.
Whisky distilling goes way back to 1494 when the first recorded batch was made by a posse of monks who acquired about 60 gallons of barley and decided to turn it into "aqua vitae". They created the first 1,500 bottles of Scotch in History.
Is Scotch always Scottish? What do you think? Yes. The answer is yes.
Can Scotch go bad? Technically, an unopened bottle of Scotch can last forever. Air is the only true evil to Whisky; once the liquid is oxidized it is no longer immortal. After opening, as long as you store your Whisky in a cool, dry place, it will last another 5 years.
90% of all Scotch Whisky released in the market is a blend. That’s a hell of a lot.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
First-class Whiskies are taxed not only by the state but also by the angels. This refers to the 4% of Whisky that evaporates from the barrels every year, a phenomenon known as the angel’s share.
Scotch Whisky is seldom aged in new barrels. Bourbon and Tennessee Whiskey casks are usually used for maturation. In addition to that, Whisky is often matured or finished in various wine casks such as Sherry or Port.
Whisky distilling goes way back to 1494 when the first recorded batch was made by a posse of monks who acquired about 60 gallons of barley and decided to turn it into "aqua vitae". They created the first 1,500 bottles of Scotch in History.
Is Scotch always Scottish? What do you think? Yes. The answer is yes.
Can Scotch go bad? Technically, an unopened bottle of Scotch can last forever. Air is the only true evil to Whisky; once the liquid is oxidized it is no longer immortal. After opening, as long as you store your Whisky in a cool, dry place, it will last another 5 years.
90% of all Scotch Whisky released in the market is a blend. That’s a hell of a lot.
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