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Lagavulin 10 yo 1988 / 1998 Horae Solaris Moon Import 50% vs Lagavulin 1988 Samaroli 56%

Lagavulin 10 yo 1988 / 1998 Horae Solaris Moon Import 50% I know the thing about Lagavulin and its consistent style, but there is so very little in this nose … Continue reading

October 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

Lagavulin Feis Ile 2013 vs Lagavulin Jazz Festival 2013

Feis Ile is an annual Islay Festival that draws crowds to an otherwise much quieter Islay to celebrate music, Scottish culture and especially in the last decade, the whisky of … Continue reading

November 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Kilchoman Machir Bay vs Lagavulin 8 yo ‘200th Anniversary’

Young peated Islay. Kilchoman is still the newest distillery on Islay, built 2005, last time anyone tried to do so was some 120 year prior. The trend is not lost … Continue reading

July 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Lagavulin line up: Lagavulin 16 ~2016 vs Lagavulin 16 White Horse early 90s vs Lagavulin12 geen glass cream label vs Lagavulin 12 clear glass white label

Glorious Lagavulin. This represents the standard ‘entry’ Lagavulins from today to the 70s. A line up I have been meaning to do for some time. No other reason but oh … Continue reading

February 14, 2017 · 2 Comments

Classic of Islay (Lagavulin) #1964 vs Lagavulin 7 yo Jack Wieber vs Lagavulin 12 yo 2015 annual release

So I had done this over the weekend, figuring to put it aside as I just posted on the utterly bespoke Boyao Zhao, and really .. how many mad people … Continue reading

October 12, 2016 · 1 Comment

Lagavulin 23 yo 1992/2016 ‘Selected by Boyao Zhao’ #5745 vs Lagavulin Feis Ile 1991/2015

So no waffling about. Everyone who tunes in onto whisky news knows how big a deal it is to have a cask of Lagavulin issued for you. Or a new issue … Continue reading

September 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Laphroaig 32yo 2015 vs Lagavulin 37yo 1976/2013

It’s great that Laphroaig has enough old stock to be able to issue specials like this <fairly> recent 32 year old. We will just have to accept the pricing that … Continue reading

April 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lagavulin Feis Ile 2013 51% vs Laphroaig 15yo 1998/2013 Signatory for The Whisky Exchange 60.8%

It is International Whisky Day 27th March, the one and only  genuine whisky day because it was not birthed from the grey goo of commercial intent mixed with a less … Continue reading

March 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lagavulin 12 yo 2014 Special Release, 54.4%

This Lagavulin features in every Diageo special release as an affordable entry level bottle. 2014 saw both a 12 yo cask strength and a 37 year old, that’s 2 Lagavulins … Continue reading

May 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Lagavulin 12 yo 2011 release

I have this one on the shelf and had completely forgotten about it! I will be in Islay for the Lagavulin Jazz Festival, so now seems as good a time … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lagavulin 1985/2007, 21 yo OB, 56.5%

Post number 100! Something special then. I have quoted the William Black quote found on Lagavulin bottles before, but I’ve also often wondered what the original source material was. Today … Continue reading

June 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lagavulin vs itself

Standing in front of my whisky shelf I realize I have more Lagavulin open than any other distillery. 5 open bottles vs 2 for Laphroaig, 2 Mortlach, 2 Clynelish, 2 … Continue reading

March 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lagavulin 1997/2013 ‘Distillers Edition’

Lagavulin DE got a facelift, check out the pretty new bottle! Lagavulin ‘The Distillers Edition’ 1997/2013, lgv. 4/502, 43%   Nose: Lagavulin-esque. Immediately dry smoke, coastal scents, rubber, seaweed and … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

LG1 (Lagavulin)

LG1 So this is the first Lagavulin in Specialty Drink’s Elements range. I bought 2 of these when it first came out and immensely regret not getting more. Its only … Continue reading

February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lagavulin 16

Happy Chinese New Year! As this is the year of the Horse What better way for Whiskyrific to welcome it with Lagavulin 16. Loch water rushing over rocksy falls, barley … Continue reading

February 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Popping the bottle

So begins my new blog – my first ever blog. Should I attempt to lay out the scope of the blog (whisky? whiskEy?), or set parameters and policy statement? Aha … Continue reading

November 24, 2013 · Leave a comment
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