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Review: Laphroaig Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky Triple Wood

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96 Proof / 48% alcohol

Suggested Retail Price: $69.99

Availability: 12,000 bottles for United States market. Available in select locations beginning October 2012.

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Tasting Notes

Color: Golden straw with light red highlights.Laphroaig Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky Triple Wood 075 photo copyright Cheri Loughlin

Aroma: Gentle peat, but quite noticeable. Not abrasive, but reminiscent of traditional Laphroaig smokiness. Light fruit. Breadiness. Toasted barely.

Tasted Neat: Smoke such as fireplace smoke, but not heavy burnt wood. Faintest of sweetness. Dried nut skin in lingering taste. Brush of fruit. Rounded on the tongue. Ashy like burned part of roasted marshmallow, but not the sweetened taste of marshmallow.

Mouth Feel: Medium. Creamy. Full bodied.

Comparable Spirit: If you like base line Laphroaig, you’ll no doubt like this one as well.

Possible Uses, Pairings and / or Cocktails: Neat, splash of water or a few rocks.

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Review sample courtesy representatives of Laphroaig & Beam Global Wine & Spirits

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