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.

Details about this bottle Edit
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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 - WithArtifical colouring - With
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Average tasting notes Tasting Notes
Calculated from 67 Tasting Notes
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Nosing
Peat Smoke:
Maritime Notes:
Seaweed:
Sweet:
Sherry:
Fruit:
Iodine:
Bonfire Smoke:
Salt:
Ham:
Medicinal Smoke:
Oak:
Spices:
Herb:
Vanilla:
Dried Fruit:
Malt:
Leather:
Raisin:
Zitrus:
Orange:
Honey:
Alcohol:
Caramel:
Cinnamon:
Nuts:
Peach:
Herbs:
Anise:
Apple:
Cherry:
Dark Chocolate:
Grape:
Tobacco:
Blackberry:
Coffee:
Fig:
Grass:
Lemon:
Mint:
Oil:
Banana:
Cake:
Chocolate:
Clove:
Date:
Ginger:
Green Apple:
Heather:
Kiwi:
Lime:
Melon:
Pepper:
Pineapple:
Plum:
Walnut:
Tasting
Peat Smoke:
Sweet:
Maritime Notes:
Spices:
Salt:
Seaweed:
Fruit:
Sherry:
Oak:
Malt:
Herb:
Bonfire Smoke:
Pepper:
Nuts:
Vanilla:
Ham:
Iodine:
Dark Chocolate:
Dried Fruit:
Oil:
Medicinal Smoke:
Chili:
Leather:
Chocolate:
Coffee:
Tobacco:
Zitrus:
Barley:
Caramel:
Herbs:
Cinnamon:
Heather:
Berries:
Honey:
Pineapple:
Alcohol:
Almonds:
Anise:
Cake:
Date:
Grapefruit:
Lemon:
Apple:
Banana:
Cheese:
Cherry:
Clove:
Floral:
Ginger:
Grape:
Peach:
Plum:
Raisin:
Finish
Peat Smoke:
Sweet:
Oak:
Maritime Notes:
Spices:
Salt:
Malt:
Seaweed:
Sherry:
Herb:
Nuts:
Fruit:
Pepper:
Iodine:
Dark Chocolate:
Oil:
Ham:
Medicinal Smoke:
Chocolate:
Leather:
Bonfire Smoke:
Vanilla:
Coffee:
Herbs:
Chili:
Zitrus:
Heather:
Raisin:
Alcohol:
Almonds:
Caramel:
Cherry:
Dried Fruit:
Honey:
Pear:
Tobacco:
Tropical Fruit:
Anise:
Apple:
Fig:
Grape:
Hazelnut:
Lemon:
Lemon Peel:
Mint:
Orange:
Peach:

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Tasting Notes 67

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Zeus8613
26. Apr 2018

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15. Feb 2016
Nosing: Peat SmokeSeaweed

Taste: Peat SmokeHoneyCaramelPeat Smoke

Finish: Malt

Comment:
08. Jul 2016
Nosing:
Mellow sweet smoke dominates. Behind there are ash, iodine, ripe oranges, ginger, vanilla, butterscotch and honey. Hints of sea. Very complex
Taste: Smoke, sweet fruits, orangejuice and ash. Hints of chocolate and salt. Slightly oily and spicy. No bitterness at all.

Finish: Long and sweet with smoke, ash and a bit salty

Comment: a wonderful dram. The smoke is like bonfire and not as medicinal like Laphroaig and Ardbeg. Very mellow smoke and all the smells and flavors are well balanced in symbios
11. Nov 2016
gknee
28. Mar 2018
Nosing:
Peat SmokePeat SmokePeat SmokeBonfire SmokeHamSaltIodineSeaweedMaritime NotesMaritime NotesCaramelDried FruitDried FruitApple
Taste:
Dried FruitDried FruitCaramelSaltSeaweed
Finish:
dark ChocolateHazelnut , CaramelChili
Comment:
Teddilicious
03. Feb 2019
Nosing: smoke: SweetVanilla

Taste: OakPeat SmokeHamSweet

Finish: Peat SmokeSherrySweetVanilla

Comment:
My first whisky I ever tried and still my favorite
Teddilicious
11. Mar 2019

Comment:
Peat SmokeHam
05. Apr 2015
27. Jul 2015
Nosing:Dried FruitPeat SmokeBonfire SmokeSweet

Taste: Bonfire SmokeSweetSaltDried Fruit

Finish: Peat Smoke

Comment: I am a newbie to scotch whisky but Lagavulin 16 immediately became by favorite smoked whisky. I cannot really speak of all those separate aromas or flavours yet, so to me the best thing about Lagavulin 16 is balance. It is complex, yet extremely balanced whisky. Nothing really overpowering, even smoke is not that intense to my taste. And that balance makes it much more enjoyable and intriguing to me comparing to something that has one dominating note, like smoke or sherry. Even my friends who are not into scotch always leave compliments to aromas of Lagavulin 16 like nothing else in my collection.
11. Apr 2016

Comment: Outstanding Islay whisky. A very rich malt that hits that sweet and savory thing perfectly.
05. Oct 2016