Thanks to /u/shane_il for this sample!
When is a Lagavulin not a Lagavulin? When it’s bottled by an Independent Bottler, that’s when.
Lagavulin doesn’t let you put their name on whisky that you, an IB, brings out. That’s what I’m saying.
So I’m about to review a Lagavulin that doesn’t say Lagavulin anywhere. And I only know it’s Lagavulin because of internet rumors. Classic of Islay 2015 is brought out by a German independent bottler named Jack Wiebers Whisky World. The rumors is that this is Lagavulin juice that has been aged in ex-sherry.
So, how old is this? We don’t know. What kind of casks? Rumor says Ex-Sherry Casks. Does that mean I’ll babble on and ask questions to fill time? You bet your sweet and sour ass it…
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