.laphroaig – 1998 – ultimate

46% abv, €73, single malt, non-chill filtered, natural colour

Nose: warm sport socks (you know: sweat), warm seawater, smoke, candle wax, warm – worn leather, rubber
Palate: citrus, oranges, grapefruit, a hint of smoke, dried fruit, apricots, raisins, sweet, wax, shoe-polish, spicy, white pepper, liquorice-root
Finish: smoke, long, ash, briny, seawater, citrus, pink grapefruit, leather, rubber
Mark: +++/++

Conclusion: It might not show from the notes, but I really do like this.

More info: distilled on 22/09/1998, matured in a refill ex-Sherry butt #700354 for 15 years an bottled into bottle 454 of 780 on 05/11/2013


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