First Editions Laphroaig 2004
70cl / 46% abv
This single cask expression from independent bottler Hunter Laing & Co. was distilled in 2004 at Islay's Laphroaig distillery, before spending 12 years maturing in a refill hogshead. Bottled in 2017 at a preferred strength of 46% abv without chill-filtration or colouring, only 364 bottles have been produced.
Nose: peat, bonfire embers and apple.
Palate: sweet and smoky with peat, pepper and citrus.
Finish: long, smoky and peppery.