Laphroaig 15 1998 Signatory Un-Chillfiltered Collection – Cask Strength

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Thanks to /u/shane_il for pouring me a dram of this whisky

Final home stretch folks. Then you won’t have to hear about how I did a regular dram a day in December, which was a mystery dram, which I only got around to now because I’m tired and having trouble just keeping up with life.

It’s Day 20 for my Advent Calendar. Let’s get to it.

Laphroaig 15 1998 Signatory Un-Chillfiltered Collection - Cask Strength 1.jpgPrice: $159.99 at K&L Wines

Region: Islay

Distilled: September 22nd, 1998

Bottled: May 19th, 2014

Cask Type: Refill Sherry Butt

Cask Number: 700386

Number of bottles: 520

Bottled Exclusively for K&L Wine Merchants

Abv: 59.1%

Colour: 2.5Y 8/6

Nose: Brine, caramel, grassfire, smoked nuts, candied orange peel, almond paste

Alright, so we’ve been here before. It’s smoky, so there’s peat. Or I have a sample of something weird. But I’m guessing I don’t.

Starts with brine. I think Laphroaig. Goes more grassfire and smoked…

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