Laphroaig Cairdeas Port Wood Edition Single Malt Whisky


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Laphroaig Cairdeas Port Wood Edition Single Malt Whisky.

51.3% Abv, 70cl.

Limited Edition Port Wood Finish released for the Feis Ile 2013.

Laphroaig Scotch Whisky Distillery Style Tasting Notes;

Nose: Very medicinal (TCP). Earthy and smoky.

Palate: Full bodied. Sweet, seaweedy, salty, medicinal.

Finish: Long, sweet and peaty.

Feis Ile is the Islay Festival.

The Festival is held in the last week of May every year.

A diverse program featuring traditional music, ceilidhs, Gaelic lessons, golf, bowling and whisky tasting.

All the Islay distilleries have open days during the week.

Laphroaig Distillery
Founded in 1815 by Alex & Donald Johnston.
Location; Islay region south shore district.
Water source; Kilbride Loch.

Laphroaig Whisky Distilling Equipment.
Original floor maltings with 2 peat kilns. This supplies 15% of the malt, 70% from Port Ellen and 15% from the mainland.
Porteous Mill.
Stainless steel lauter mash tun.
6 Stainless steel washbacks.
7 Stills, unusual combination of 3 wash stills and 4 spirit stills, they are “nipped in” at the waist, narrow necked with long thin lyne arms on the wash stills that slope upwards at a pronounced angle.

The condensers are located behind. The stills where originally built by McDonalds of Edinburgh.
Matured in first fill American oak bourbon hogsheads in 8 dunnage warehouses on the seashore.

More information about the Laphroaig Whisky Distillery Click Here.

Additional Information

Weight 1.8 kg

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