Laphroaig Cairdeas 200th Anniversary Edition

Peated Single Malt

Laphroaig // Islay, Scotland

RARE

community rating

4.41
4 out of 5 stars
( 144 )

Once a year, Laphoraig Master Distiller, John Campbell, creates a blend to celebrate the distillery's special friendship (the meaning of "cairdeas" in Gaelic) with fans. The 2015 release was made using only the production's smaller stills, and from whisky stored exclusively in the No.

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1 Laphroaig warehouse. As it's their 200th anniversary year, this is Campbell's interpretation of the style in which that whisky would have been produced back then.

Once a year, Laphoraig Master Distiller, John Campbell, creates a blend to celebrate the distillery's special friendship (the meaning of "cairdeas" in Gaelic) with fans. The 2015 release was made using only the production's smaller stills, and from whisky stored exclusively in the No. 1 Laphroaig warehouse. As it's their 200th anniversary year, this is Campbell's interpretation of the style in which that whisky would have been produced back then.

  • age
    NAS
  • Cost
  • abv
    51.5
  • Peated Single Malt
    100% malted barley from a single distillery. Dried with peat.
  • Cask Type

Tasting Notes

"This year's release is bolder and more intensely concentrated than the previous one. Salt and brine of the Islay shore barge in with strong gusts of phenol smoke. Fresh orchard fruit, coffee and dark caramel (almost like a candy apple) hold the foundation down. It's truly fall in a glass, meant to be sipped slowly with a drop of water to draw out all the elements."

Score 94
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