Battle of the Laphroaig’s

Its always great fun when you get the opportunity to look at whisky from a distillery distilled in different decades.. Will they be worlds apart or similar, will they be better quality or has the distillery managed to be consistent over the period, these are all questions that need to be answered in due course…..

Laphroaig Lore v Quarter Cask

Opens bottles, pours whisky.. Thinks to ones self, “Peat is in da house” !! Ok so I already know what’s in store but just how much peat can I take in one go.. Laphroaig Laphroaig whisky hails from that little island off the west coast of Scotland called Islay ( You might have heard of…

Douglas Laing’s Laphroaig 18yo (Consortium of cards)

Douglas Laing continues to keep things fresh with one of the latest releases.. The consortium of cards is a limited release of Old Particular bottles that  has been themed around a pack of cards..  The first release is an 18 year old Laphroaig that has matured in a single refill Butt, producing 665 bottles and…

Laphroaig 32yo

Laphroaig has celebrated the 200th anniversary with a series of 6 releases, the last to be released was this 32yo expression. The whisky has been fully matured in oloroso sherry casks for the full 32 years, it is a limited edition and only 6000 bottles have been made available. This expression has been bottled at…


Owner.. Beam inc. Founded.. 1815. Region.. Islay. Capacity.. 3 300 000. Tel.. 01496 302418 Web.. visitor centre. Tours. Bottle your own [through tour,one 25cl bottle, choice from 3 casks]   THE HISTORY OF LAPHROAIG No one knows the full history of Laphroaig as much of it has been lost in the midst of time unfortunately….