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Laphroaig 18 – Review

Tipple & Text

Laphroaig 18 2

Laphroaig is my favorite Scotch distillery. I’ve at least tasted most of their regular line-up (the Triple Wood was one of my favorites up to this point and my review of it can be found here). But, since Scotch is so expensive in the States (and always going up in price) I don’t keep a lot of it stocked in my bar.

I love the level of peat in Laphroaig’s. However, as I’ve begun to try more and more whiskey my tastebuds have evolved. I’ve begun to enjoy the drams from the more delicate side of the Scotch aisle.

I’d heard the Laphoraig 18 was the mellow giant sibling of the Laphroaig 10. So, when I connected with a fellow blogger, Josh, over at A Dram Good Drink, and conducted a sample exchange, I was sure to get a few samples of this fine tipple. Without further adieu I present…

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Islay and malt

Despite the name of the BBC Travel article below, it is actually mostly a review of my favorite peated single malts from Islay.

Islay (Ī – la)

Bruichladdich (Broo – ik – laddie)

Laphroaig (La – frō – āg)

Lagavulin (La – ga – vū – in)

(True Scotsmen, please correct my pronunciation as needed. I hope I am close.) 

   

http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20150511-why-you-should-never-drink-whisky-on-the-rocks