• Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Islay
  • Distillery Laphroaig
  • Age 13 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Whisky
  • Alcohol 46%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • sweet
  • sherry bomb
  • port
  • caramel
  • sweet vanilla
  • grassy
  • oak
  • spicy
  • honey

Laphroaig

13 Year Old 1997 (Murray McDavid) (0.7l, 46%)
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This was distilled at Laphroaig in 1997, and it was initially matured in bourbon barrels. Murray McDavid then selected it, and took it to Bruichladdich, where it was reracked into incredible Chateau Latour Pauillac casks. It was then finished (or "enhanced", should we say) in the wine casks, before bottling. A release of 1,300 bottles.
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Islay
  • Distillery Laphroaig
  • Age 13 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Whisky
  • Alcohol 46%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
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  • sweet
  • sherry bomb
  • port
  • caramel
  • sweet vanilla
  • grassy
  • oak
  • spicy
  • honey
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Character Dogson
Laphroaig was the only 'legal' Whisky to be sold in the US during Prohibition. Officials were persuaded that Laphroaig Whisky could be used for medical purposes, since it had a strong iodine character.
Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
Single malt stands for around 10% of the Scotch market. This is a malt containing only one grain, legally required to be barley in Scotland, and made at a single distillery.

A blended Scotch is a combination of different malts from different distilleries. It is typically made from grain Whisky but does include malt Whisky to give it a more complex body.
Blended Whiskies are the result of years of craftsmanship and dedication. A master blender does not simply wake up one day with a profound ability to create a cohesive and enjoyable liquid. From nosing the liquid to working out quantities of each different grain and malt to go into the blend, a master blender can take years, if not decades, to train.
Beer and malt Whisky seem to have quite a bit in common. Both drinks begin with malted barley, which deliver the enzymes and sugars needed for fermentation when steeped in hot water. The two go their separate ways at the wash stage, where they're fermented or aged to become the adult beverages you know and love.
Maker's Mark is Laphroaig's main source for barrels.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Laphroaig was the only 'legal' Whisky to be sold in the US during Prohibition. Officials were persuaded that Laphroaig Whisky could be used for medical purposes, since it had a strong iodine character.
Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
Single malt stands for around 10% of the Scotch market. This is a malt containing only one grain, legally required to be barley in Scotland, and made at a single distillery.

A blended Scotch is a combination of different malts from different distilleries. It is typically made from grain Whisky but does include malt Whisky to give it a more complex body.
Blended Whiskies are the result of years of craftsmanship and dedication. A master blender does not simply wake up one day with a profound ability to create a cohesive and enjoyable liquid. From nosing the liquid to working out quantities of each different grain and malt to go into the blend, a master blender can take years, if not decades, to train.
Beer and malt Whisky seem to have quite a bit in common. Both drinks begin with malted barley, which deliver the enzymes and sugars needed for fermentation when steeped in hot water. The two go their separate ways at the wash stage, where they're fermented or aged to become the adult beverages you know and love.
Maker's Mark is Laphroaig's main source for barrels.
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