Sweet, sumptuous and sultry smoke meanders out of the glass. A deep peat aroma, brine and hint of seaweed. Spices emerge from behind the first nosing showing sweet bread, cloves and candied ginger.
Deep and rich peat, rich and heady coal fire plumes explode coating the mouth. This then settles to a rounded and creamy texture showcasing the sweet spice.
The creaminess fades leaving the smoke lingering which develop in lapping wave of brine, hints of the medicinal and satisfying warmth.
They've only gone and done it, what a name, what a spirit! This latest single cask release by Uncharted Whisky Co. is an absolute showstopper.
Smoke on the Water, what better name for such an iconic smokey spirit such as Laphroaig.
This explosively peaty, spicy and pungent single cask’s roots run deep into the salty shores of Islay. This exceptionally rare barrel has yielded only 208 bottles, but at the mature age of 23 years, this Ileach crams the full experience in every glass.
It was hand-bottled in October 2021, at a cask strength of 57.1% ABV, with no chill filtration and no added colouring - just the way we like it!
Maturation: Ex-Bourbon Hogshead
Bottled: Cask strength, natural colour and without chill filtration
Outturn: 208 Bottles
Bottle Size: 700 ml