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Whisky: Laphroaig 30 year old Càirdeas
Age: 30 years
Type: Single malt
Bottled: 2011
Cask Type: First married from 60% sherry and 40% bourbon, then finished in bourbon.
Bottle #: 836/1536
Strength: 43%
Distillery: Laphroaig Distillery
Country: Scotland: Islay
Date: 29-05-2012
Nose: Oloroso sherry, some smoke, a little peat, wood, prune, raisin.
Flavour: A little sour, apricot, sal ammoniac, peaty, smoky, nougat, nuts, a hint of black currant, long pleasantly smooth fruity finish.
Body: Granular, dry, a little creamy, dynamic, a little oily, long gentle finish.
Comments: The one to surpass all others. Well, as far as Laphroaig goes anyway.
Rating: ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ +--- (9.25)