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Laphroaig 16yo 1996/2013

(48.4%, Douglas Laing Old Particular for La Maison du Whisky, D10/'96 B08/'13, Refill Hogshead, C#DL10002, 323 Bts., 700ml)
Average Score: 87
Bottle Profile
TypeScotch Single Malts (Disclosed Distilleries)
DistilleryLaphroaig
BottlerDouglas Laing
RangeOld Particular
Bottled ForLa Maison du Whisky
Brand NameLaphroaig
Age16
Year Distilled1996
Year Bottled2013
Alcohol By Volume48.4%
Other DetailsD10/'96 B08/'13, Refill Hogshead
Cask Number#DL10002
Bottles323
Size700ml
Issued2013
Average Score87


Maniac Ratings
Robert Karlsson88
Ho-cheng Yao86
Krishna Nukala83
Tim Puett90


Tasting Notes
Robert KarlssonDistinct smokiness, with hints of a nicely berried vanilla. And tar. Salt licorice? Coastal I'd say. Nice powerful taste, all on the coastalness, smoke, leather, saltiness. Add some cured meat to that. The berried vanilla is not big in the taste at all. Good one here.