Still a bit tipsy, but marginally steadier on our feet we arrive to that distillery that, maybe, is truly the … Continue reading My first Islay – Part TWO: Lagavulin Sensory Experience and Laphroaig Warehouse Tasting
In this early 2019 Diageo decided to ride along a Dothraki horde the incredible hype for the launch of the … Continue reading A Tasting of Ice and Fire: A review of ALL Game of Thrones Whiskies
Those 16 years of the classic Lagavulin made it beloved in the whole world. Why
in the Hell then did the distillery decide to halve the age of this iconic bottling? Originally this Lagavulin 8yo was launched as a special edition for the 200 years of the the distillery. Well, at least they did not invent absurd stories about some idiotic new gimmicks (paging Dr. Ardbeg?), and instead they decided to declare its age. The young lad here looks good from a merely conceptual point of view, and I do hope that it’s gonna rock soon all my organoleptic points of view! So actually this edition had an enormous success, a bit like the Sega Mega Drive console in the Nineties. And I looooved the Sega Mega Drive. Anybody else here spent months with Sonic the Hedgehog? Or did you all have a life?
Finally I can focus my attention to the first single malt I truly remember drinking with a certain awareness. It … Continue reading Lagavulin 16 Y.O. (43%, OB, 2016)