Laphroaig

24 Jun 19
My Annoying Opinions

Here is the third of the five Archives bottles recently released in the US. I’ve previously reviewed the Glentauchers 21 and the Orkney 15 in the series and liked them both a lot. This Ledaig is much younger and much peatier than those two and like them is from a bourbon cask. The last 10 […]

22 Jun 19
beerleeds.co.uk

Many new wave craft brewers in Beijing started up brewing in the Hútòngs. If you missed the Great Leap Brewing post I’ll re-define the meaning;  Hútòng – a type of narrow street or alley, most commonly associated with Beijing, China. In Beijing, hútòngs are alleys formed by lines of siheyuan, traditional courtyard residences. Many neighbourhoods […]

19 Jun 19
Sailing Lacerta

On Saturday, when it came to leave Port Ellen we had the luxury of a number of possible anchorages.  The weather forecast was reasonable with about 15 knots from south or south east so we could go eastwards to Gigha or head north to Craighouse on Jura or go through the Sound of Islay and […]

18 Jun 19
Malt Fascination

Mostly, when a Feis Ile bottling comes out, there are ways of identifying it apart from the release for the festival. Lagavulin generally has an age, Ardbeg had some ridiculous theme, Laphroaig has a Cairdeas edition and so on. Bowmore generally has some of these things too, or a specific cask type or so. In […]

17 Jun 19
Scotty’s Drams

An affordable plan is needed! In my second article, I outlined the things that would and wouldn’t be collectable, and I hope that was helpful. But now we move further down the line and make another big decision – what is the budget for collecting? For those of you just joining the series, links to […]

17 Jun 19
Whisky Reset

WR Wiele dobrego słyszałem na temat tej whisky. Połączenie sherry i sporej dawki torfowego dymu, to zdecydowanie coś, co w moim mniemaniu warte jest uwagi. Gdy jeszcze dodamy wyraźnie podniesioną moc, a także zwiększoną objętość butelki… Laphroaig PX Cask Laphroaig znaczy „wydrążone przez wielką zatokę” Scotch Single Malt Region: Islay NAS Objętość alkoholu: 48% Mocno […]

16 Jun 19
Equipoise Life

When the trip was just in the planning stages the first location chosen was Islay. It is the home of the

15 Jun 19
William's Whisky Database

ABV: 48 % Origin: Islay Type: Single malt Bottles in collection: 0 Emptied bottles: 0 Impression: 4/5 Taste notes No taste notes were recorded during the tasting. Additional information This is a travel retail exclusive matured first in american ex-bourbon oak barrels, then in quarter casks and then finished in european ex-Pedro Ximenez sherry oak […]

15 Jun 19
William's Whisky Database

ABV: 48 % Origin: Islay Type: Single malt Bottles in collection: 0 Emptied bottles: 0 Impression: 4/5 Taste notes No taste notes were recorded during the tasting. Additional information Brodir is a travel retail exclusive matured in american ex-bourbon oak barrels and then finished in european ex-Ruby port oak casks. It’s unchillfiltered and has natural […]

14 Jun 19
Jim Murty’s TravelTravelTravel

I’ve got a list to take to Lourdes: 1 Scotland to qualify for the Euros (I’ll start with the hardest and row back). 2 Westlife to disband. 3 A big tanker to tow Love Island away. 4 With Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage on it. 5 The keys to the Laphroaig Distillery. 6 The winner […]