Thanks to /u/xile_ for sharing a dram of this one with us.
Distilleries go in ebbs and flows. You have periods where they rise up, and periods where they fall down.
If you’re a bourbon fan, this may seem like an odd situation. You haven’t had the downturn yet, and seemingly, like the housing boom and all things in life, the price will just keep increasing.
In the case of Laphraoig, we’ve recently seen that finding independent bottlings rising in price, and being harder and harder to find. Also with the Cairdeas line being pretty sweet, our tastings haven’t had as many Laphroaigs as they once did.
Granted we have to ignore the Laphroaig tasting when discussing that as well.
Thus it’s now a treat to finish off the latest tasting (that I’ve written up) with Laphroaig 16 1995 Signatory Cask Strength. This 16 year old, nearly 17 year…
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