Laphroaig Quarter Cask

Islay Scotch Whisky

Most recent reviews of 66:

Tasting notes by Fairbairn on 26th Jan 2015
Memories of Forest Walking 90/100

Tasting notes by Pierre_W on 8th Jan 2015
Laphroaig with a soft edge 86/100

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Laphroaig Quarter Cask whisky reviews (65)

Average rating 8.9/10

  • Laphroaig Quarter Cask - Memories of Forest Walking

    By Fairbairn on 26th Jan 20152015-01-26T20:00:00

    90

    This was an overproof so I put a little water in it. It was on sale ($4 off) up here in Northwestern Ontario so I got the bottle for $65.95 and the 48 percentage seemed like a selling point over the r… read more

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  • Laphroaig Quarter Cask - Laphroaig with a soft edge

    By Pierre_W on 8th Jan 20152015-01-08T11:07:00

    86

    Laphroaig distillery (the name means "the beautiful hollow by the broad bay") was established in 1815, by Alex and Donald Johnston. It was sold to Long John International in the 1960ies and subsequently… read more

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  • Laphroaig Quarter Cask - Sweet peaty monster

    By szila on 5th Jan 20152015-01-05T12:19:00

    91

    NAS, Islay, 48% ABV Nose: Laphroaigian medicinal peat, smoke and salt, but also rather musty with old books, leather, cellar and damp wood. Lots of green notes, which complement the mustiness: pine, … read more

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  • Laphroaig Quarter Cask - 2014 Edition - Build Up

    By markjedi1 on 4th Jan 20152015-01-04T08:59:00

    86

    It has already been a few years since I last tasted the Laffie Quarter Cask, but thanks to one of my whisky buddies, I was able to secure a sample of the newest release. As the name suggest, the whisky… read more

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  • Laphroaig Quarter Cask - A Fresh Spicy Winner

    By cheeserandyburg on 26th Dec 20142014-12-26T10:56:00

    88

    As part of holiday tradition, its time to break open a new single malt! This time around its Laphroaig QC. Tasted neat at 48% after 5mins of settling down. Nose - Immediately we get a big blast of fresh… read more

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  • Laphroaig Quarter Cask - Smoked kippers with apple sauce

    By thewhiskydoctor on 7th Sep 20142014-09-07T19:42:00

    86

    ­I had heard good things about this bottling, which is apparently around 8 years old to keep in the youthful phenolic peatiness while using smaller quarter casks to increase wood interaction and give more… read more

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  • Laphroaig Quarter Cask - Quarter Notes Ring True

    By PMessinger on 24th Aug 20142014-08-24T22:38:00

    90

    Slow thick smoke filled arrival develops a long slow iodine/earthy rich smooth smoky vegetable finish.

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  • Laphroaig Quarter Cask - Muscled Peat

    By Pandemonium on 3rd May 20142014-05-03T10:19:00

    88

    I decided to write this review for the sake of a discussion we had earlier this week about the Quarter Cask. Has the quality declined ever since the revamped packaging has been introduced? That being… read more

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  • Laphroaig Quarter Cask - Brown Sugar

    By AdamJackson on 26th Jan 20142014-01-26T19:39:00

    86

    Pale orange. Cough syrup and smoke stack and brown sugar on the nose. Taste is pretty intense. It jumps out with chalky dry enamel stripping booze with a lot of moss and earthy sweet finish. Tastes like… read more

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  • Laphroaig Quarter Cask - Vanilla peat balance

    By Nock on 24th Nov 20132013-11-24T03:31:00

    89

    This is from a bottle I bought and opened at the end of March in 2011. I have tasted it with notes on six occasions (92, 89, 89, 88, 89, 85). I really think Laphroaig and Ardbeg are best - for me - when… read more

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