Laphroaig Quarter Cask scores 95 out of 100!

July 16, 2006

Coming from no less a luminary than Jim Murray himself in JIM MURRAY’S WHISKY BIBLE 2006, he gives Laphroaig Quarter Cask 95 points out of 100 – where he classifies 94 to 97 point marked whiskies as being the ultimate ‘superstar whiskies that give us all a reason to live’

These are his tasting notes:
NOSE 22 out of 25, Burning embers of peat in a crofters fireplace, sweet intense malt and lovely, refreshing citrus as well, TASTE 24 out of 25, mouth-watering, mouth-filling and mouth-astounding: the perfect weight of the smoke has no problems filling every crevice of the palate, builds towards a sensationally sweet maltiness at the middle; FINISH 24 out of 25, really long, and dries appropriately with smoke and spice. Classic Laphroaig ; BALANCE, 25 out of 25, a great distillery back to its awesome if a little sweet, self. Layer upon layer of sexed-up peatiness, this is the closest I remember it to some 30 years ago!

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One Response to “Laphroaig Quarter Cask scores 95 out of 100!”

  1. Maximus Says:

    I would like to see a continuation of the topic

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