.laphroaig – douglas laing – provenance

46% abv, €75, single malt, non-chill filtered, natural colour

Nose: it starts with the expected peat smoke, it is chocolate sweet, minty, and has some eucalyptus notes as well.
Palate: a sweet, warming palate, rather smoke-dry but fruity, with cherries. Some hazelnuts and macadamias too.
Finish: more nuts, the expected smoke and ash. Warming, long and dry finish
Mark: +++++

Conclusion: Great example of what a Laphroaig can be.

More info: Distilled in 2005, matured in hogshead #10294, bottled in 2014

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