Laphroaig Cairdeas 2015
Cask Type: ex-Bourbon
Nose: Cured meat, smoke, vanilla, sweet corn candy, brine, lemon
Palate: Menthol, seaweed, bandage, peat, mineral, caramel, pepper, nuts
Finish: Long finish, salt, ash, lemon, mineral
The quintessential Laphroaig? This hits every single notes I expect from an ex-Bourbon cask Laphroaig. All the costal influence, sweet vanilla, peat smoke, rubber, you name it. This is what I would pour someone, if I were to show them Laphroaig.