Laphroaig 10 Cask Strength Review

This is batch 007 of the 10 year CS core expression from Laphroaig. It’s bottled at 56.3% ABV.

Nose: Peat takes on a very fresh earth type note – heavy but a bit muted somehow. Not quite as smoky as I remember – cocoa nibs and rotted oak round out the peat thick profile.

Palate: Peat dominant here again with slightly sour notes cutting it a tad – burnt meat and leaves tack on to an already dense, smoky palate.

Finish: Peat becoming a bit ashy here with heavily burnt oak.

Rating: 88/100

Value for the money: This can be found around $55 or so depending on your market, and I think it makes an excellent buy at that price.

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