Laphroaig 1998 (The Ultimate)
The Ultimate Whisky Company // Islay, Scotland
Laphroaig has been using traditional methods to produce whisky since the 1800s. This single malt vintage release was distilled on September 22, 1998 at the aforementioned Islay distillery. The Ultimate Whisky Co. bottled several variants of this vintage, aged between 13 to 15 years in individually numbered casks of refill sherry butt, hogshead, refill butt or sherry butt. Only a limited number of bottlings were produced and bottled at 46% ABV.
Single MaltDistilled in pot stills from 100% malted barley, produced at one distillery, aged in barrels; if Scotch or Irish, must be aged for at least three years.