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Tasting notes for Laphroaig 10 year old

Distillery bottling
43% a.b..

A fist-fighter that comes out swinging. Phenolic notes in the nose and palate. Medicinal, seaweedy. A ton of iodine, with sweet notes, kelp, peat, and driftwood. Mouthfeel is coating, like trying to get rid of a mouthful of olive oil. Not hot or rough like a young Islay can be. The attack is delivered in the flavors, not the packaging. A fine malt.

Suggested for:
Believe it or not, I would suggest this as an aperitif, but make sure it’s before a sturdy meal.

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