Laphroaig 18 XOP
Laphroaig, pronounced 'La-froyg', is an all-malt Scotch whisky from the remote island of Islay in the Western Isles of Scotland. Laphroaig is a Gaelic word, and means 'the beautiful hollow by the broad bay'. One of only 299 Hand filled bottles available. From the 'XOP Old Particular' range of whisky by Douglas Laing.
Autumn leaves and bonfires on the nose. Coupled with dried seaweed, sweet peat and iodine. Detect smoked meats on the palate with burnt buttery toast, charred oak, and a saltiness balanced by a vanilla sweetness. The long finish shows peated barley, polished wood, worn leather, earthiness and burnt sugar.