Lagavulin 16 Years

The classic Lagavulin is kilned with a high smoke content in the malt. The stills are pear-shaped, so that all flavors can be passed on to the condensers during distillation. The Single Malt then matures in Bourbon and Sherry casks to completion.

The classic Lagavulin is kilned with a high smoke content in the malt. The stills are pear-shaped, so that all flavors can be passed on to the condensers during distillation. The Single Malt then matures in Bourbon and Sherry casks to completion.

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Lagavulin
Scotland, Islay
Single Malt Whisky
16 Years
43%
0.7 l
Original bottling
Bourbon, Bourbon, Bourbon, Sherry, Sherry, Sherry
Chill filtration - With Artifical colouring - With
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Average tasting notes Tasting Notes
Calculated from 76 Tasting Notes
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Nosing
Peat Smoke:
Maritime Notes:
Seaweed:
Sweet:
Sherry:
Iodine:
Fruit:
Bonfire Smoke:
Ham:
Medicinal Smoke:
Oak:
Salt:
Spices:
Vanilla:
Herb:
Dried Fruit:
Malt:
Leather:
Zitrus:
Caramel:
Raisin:
Honey:
Orange:
Alcohol:
Herbs:
Nuts:
Anise:
Apple:
Cinnamon:
Dark Chocolate:
Grape:
Peach:
Cherry:
Grass:
Heather:
Lemon:
Tobacco:
Blackberry:
Cake:
Chili:
Chocolate:
Coffee:
Fig:
Mint:
Oil:
Pepper:
Banana:
Barley:
Berries:
Clove:
Date:
Floral:
Ginger:
Green Apple:
Kiwi:
Lime:
Melon:
Pear:
Pineapple:
Plum:
Walnut:
Tasting
Peat Smoke:
Sweet:
Maritime Notes:
Spices:
Seaweed:
Salt:
Oak:
Sherry:
Fruit:
Malt:
Bonfire Smoke:
Ham:
Herb:
Pepper:
Iodine:
Vanilla:
Medicinal Smoke:
Nuts:
Dark Chocolate:
Zitrus:
Chili:
Dried Fruit:
Oil:
Leather:
Honey:
Coffee:
Chocolate:
Tobacco:
Barley:
Herbs:
Caramel:
Heather:
Cinnamon:
Berries:
Lemon:
Alcohol:
Apple:
Date:
Pineapple:
Almonds:
Anise:
Cake:
Ginger:
Grape:
Grapefruit:
Raisin:
Banana:
Black Currant:
Blackberry:
Cheese:
Cherry:
Clove:
Fig:
Floral:
Lemon Peel:
Lime:
Melon:
Peach:
Plum:
Finish
Peat Smoke:
Sweet:
Maritime Notes:
Oak:
Spices:
Seaweed:
Salt:
Malt:
Herb:
Sherry:
Nuts:
Bonfire Smoke:
Pepper:
Fruit:
Ham:
Iodine:
Dark Chocolate:
Oil:
Leather:
Medicinal Smoke:
Chocolate:
Coffee:
Herbs:
Zitrus:
Heather:
Chili:
Tobacco:
Vanilla:
Alcohol:
Caramel:
Orange:
Raisin:
Almonds:
Dried Fruit:
Honey:
Pear:
Anise:
Apple:
Cherry:
Fig:
Ginger:
Grape:
Hazelnut:
Lemon:
Lemon Peel:
Mint:
Peach:
Tropical Fruit:

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Tasting Notes 76

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19. Jan 2020
Nosing: Peat smoke, ham, sherry, malt/sweetness, sea

Taste: Smokey, salty, sweet, oaky

Finish: Long, smokey, peppery, sweet
robh3fan
25. Feb 2016
robh3fan
31. Mar 2016
Nosing: Peat Smoke Oak Seaweed

Taste: Peat Smoke Salt Sweet

Finish: Peat Smoke Oak Malt

Comment:
hcoskun
22. Apr 2022
Nosing: Peat Smoke Peat Smoke Ham Honey Maritime Notes

Taste: Lemon Sweet Peat Smoke

Finish: long, starts sweet turns into iodine mixed with sweet

Comment: Overall 4-4.5/5, w/ value + accessibility 4.5/5
SirErol
03. Jul 2016
Nosing: Peat Smoke Bonfire Smoke Seaweed Sweet summer ocean breeze

Taste: Peat Smoke Oil Sweet Oak Spices

Finish: Peat Smoke Sweet Coffee fairly long finish.

Comment: perfect.
smokeybourbon
21. May 2019
Nosing: Peat Smoke Peat Smoke Medicinal Smoke Iodine

Taste: Peat Smoke Sweet Oil Spices

Finish: Peat Smoke Pepper Sweet Oak

Comment:
OldMan
07. Mar 2016
Loadmasterdave
08. Dec 2016
17. May 2017
Nosing: Intense Peat Smoke

Taste: I get saltiness first, followed quickly by a deep, dull sweetness (i.e. not sharp like candy), and lastly peat

Finish: Strong, pleasant peat

Comment:
GreatDram
11. Sep 2015