Laphroaig Quarter Cask Malt Scotch
"Laphroaig Quarter Cask offers an irresistible doubling of flavour, due to the double maturation in two barrels made of American oak. Still-maturing whisky from our standard ex-bourbon barrels is transferred to quarter casks and left to rest in our warehouse just a stone’s throw from the Atlantic shore.
This process represents Laphroaig breathing new life into a once-defunct tradition: the use of the smaller cask size, which ensures increased contact with the oak, creating a soft and velvety edge to complement Laphroaig’s distinctive peatiness.
16th December 2016http://www.laphroaig.com/whiskies/quarter-cask.aspx
Laphroaig Quarter Cask Malt Scotch Tasting Notes
Burning embers of peat in a crofters fireplace, hints of coconut and banana aromas.
Really long, and dries appropriately with smoke and spice.
Full sparkling gold.
Deep, complex and smoky yet offers and surprises the palate with a gentle sweetness.
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