Laphroaig 10 Year Old Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky, 70 cl

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Laphroaig 10 Year Old Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky, 70 cl

Laphroaig 10 Year Old Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky, 70 cl

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The only heir was his son Dugald who, at 11 years old, was too young to take control. His Uncle John Johnston managed the distillery until 1857 when Dugald was old enough to take control.

The following are varieties of Laphroaig single malt whiskey available in the United States: Laphroaig 10-Year-Old Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky The glass from which you drink Laphroaig whisky can vary depending on personal taste. However, the tumbler is a favorite due to its practicality.Donald bought the farm from his brother Alexander who emigrated to Australia. Donald only lived until 1847. Rumor has it that he drowned after falling into a vat of partially-made whisky. Ian Hunter, a nephew of Sandy Johnson, was the last Johnson to run the distillery. On his death in 1954, the distillery was left to one of his managers, Bessie Williamson, who retired in 1972. Laphroaig 25 Year Old is bottled at cask strength at 51.9% ABV for a deep intensity – It is best tasted neat to get that straight-from-the-barrel flavor, but a splash of water can be added if desired. Average Retail Prices for Laphroaig Single Malt Scotch Whisky Type Lagavulin is an incredibly well-balanced malt with heavy smokey notes and a rich caramel sweetness and is bottled at 48% ABV. How to Drink Laphroaig Whisky Laphroaig follows a double distillation process where the first distillation in a wash still produces an alcohol content of 22% ABV.

Laphroaig 10 YO Cask Strength: Bottled at 60.1 percent ABV (120.2 proof), this whiskey is full strength. This results in a bigger flavor that accentuates all of the whiskey's signature notes, particularly those of the salty sea. From 1962 when Bessie transferred ownership to Long John Internationa, the distilleries ownership was transferred to a procession of Scottish distilling companies and finally sold to Beam Suntory in April 2014. War with the NeighboursIn a process lasting approximately 17 hours, the smoke (peat reek) rises through the perforated drying floor into the kiln, where the damp barley absorbs vaporized oils, phenolic compounds, and wood-based smokey flavors. The peat is burnt at a relatively low temperature ( a cold smoking process) and is responsible for the typical tarry notes of Laphroaig. The barley is then dried using hot air recycled from the still house. Mashing The distillery was founded in 1810 by brothers Donald and Alexander Johnston on what was originally a family-run farm in a small bay on the southernmost tip of Islay. Its unique flavour comes in part from its vicinity to the coast and the high moss content of its peat, which is processed in the distillery’s own floor maltings. Laphroaig was owned by members of the Johnston family until 1954. In 1847, co-founder Donald Johnston died in dramatic circumstances - after falling into a scalding kettle of burnt ale. For the next decade Walter Graham, manager of neighbouring distillery Lagavulin, ran the company. Laphroaig returned to Johnston family hands in 1857 when Donald’s son Dugald gained ownership. This distinctive blend is created from several different casks, including Oloroso Sherry Butts, white American oak, Pedro Ximenez seasoned hogsheads, Quarter casks, and first-fill bourbon casks.

By 1815 the reputation of the excellent quality of the whisky produced at Laphroaig had spread to the extent that it was more profitable to distill whisky than breed and raise cattle. In 1815 Laphroaig whisky was “officially” born. Laphroaig Triple Wood: Matured in three barrels and also bottled at 96 proof, this whiskey builds off the Quarter Cask method, finishing up in former Oloroso sherry casks made of European oak. Laphroaig Select: This expression is an interesting blend of hand-selected whiskeys intended for the Quarter Cask, Triple Wood, PX ( Pedro Ximénez sherry) Cask, and 10 Year Old whiskeys. It's peaty, fruity, and dry with a rich, lingering finish, bottled at 80 proof, and the least expensive.Laphroaig is a single-malt scotch whisky brewed at the Laphroaig distillery, situated on the south coast of the island of Islay and named after the area near Loch Laphroaig. The brand and distillery are owned and operated by Beam Suntory.

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