This Single Islay whiskey in small volume oak barrels, which allow the Laphroaig Quarter Cask to absorb more of the subtle flavors of the wood in it is bottled. Since it is filtered in the traditional way, it contains more alcohol than the other bottlings of the Laphroaig distillery. . 95/100 pts Jim Murray’s Whiskey Bible 2010. Best Whiskey: Gold at the IWSC, 2013. The Laphroaig Quarter Cask is a whiskey from the Scottish island of Isle of Islay, a well-known location for many distilleries. The Laphroaig distillery was founded in 1815, at a time when the barrels were transported by pack mule and had to be about small, flat Quarter Casks. Even today, the whiskey is aged in small barrels, which gives it a special character. When serving the golden brown spirit, one immediately takes a fruity fragrance reminiscent of coconuts and bananas. On the palate it presents itself with a surprisingly light sweetness combined with smoky flavors. In the finish of Laphroaig is long lasting, dry and spicy. With its high alcohol content it is for experts, including Prince Charles belongs. People drink in neat or on ice.
Laphroaig Quarter Cask is a single malt whisky from the Laphroaig whisky distillery (located in the Islay region). Rated an average of 4.1 out of 5 by 410 reviewers and available from Amazon for only £35.49, falling slightly short of liquid gold but this in a solid everyday single malt whisky.
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