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Laphroaig Quarter Cask
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750ml Bottle
Case of 6

Item #163191
Size: 750ml
Type: Scotch
Varietal: Single Malt
Country: Scotland
Region: Islay
Proof: 96

A hit at WhiskyFest Chicago, finished in specially manufactered, traditional small casks.

Reviewed by: Binny's

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A cut above the standard 10 year old June 20, 2014
Reviewed by: Whiskycat

On the nose, salty, mineral, medicinal, iodine, strong peat smoke, coal fire, vanilla, slight fruit. On the palate, salt water and sweet spice at the beginning, develops into a strong, phenolic peat explosion with iodine, pepper, and smoked fish (perhaps salmon?). The addition of a touch of water tones down the peat and brings out more vanilla, nutmeg, slight citrus fruit, and a hint of floral. I prefer it without water. It finishes dry and crisp, with smoke that surrounds a mellow woodiness, and a peat/charcoal note with faint wisps of vanilla custard.This is very deep and complex for a…

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Laphroaig QC March 04, 2014
Reviewed by: Hawkeye

Nose initially very similar to Laphroaig 10, but more assertive and fruitier (smoke/smoked pork shoulder, peat, brine, with sweetness in the background, getting hints of orange too)…reminds me of mixed berries, almost. Taste is smoky and sweet, malty, in a way similar to barbecue, with white pepper and some dried fruit in the background. Noticeably sweeter and almost more sherry-like, and less grainy than the 10. Caramel and a hint of coffee detected on the finish initially, but fades. Better w/o water.

This is outstanding stuff, possibly the best value in scotch there is.

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Laphroaig Quarter Cask 96 proof July 29, 2013
Reviewed by: "Texacer" from

- Color: bronze golden - Nose: Caramel peat. Full bodied strong smacking floral nose. A vanilla campfire dosed in seawater and smoldering. Homemade bread - Taste: Coffee, Buttercream, Stout Beer, a Well done Steak, Brown Sugar, Smores, Pipe Smoke Vanilla. BBQ, Seaweed, Sweet/bitter Cacao, Burnt Toffee, Caramel Maple, Wood Oil, Coca Cola and Raisins. - Finish: long and terrific. Melts in your mouth, warmth. Why is it called Quarter Cask? Because it goes through the last 9 months of its maturation in a smaller cask. Smaller casks were used in the 1800s because they were easy to tote around stagecoaches…

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