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Laphroaig Cairdeas

Laphroaig Cairderas
Meeting Number 172
Date Tasted 2017-02-21
Region Islay
Distillery Laphroaig
Where Open Map
Product Laphroaig Cairdeas 
Alcohol 51% ABV
Aggregate Score 83
COLOR
Dark golden or copper color like honey, white wine infused with orange peel, Hawaiian teak, mango lemonade, or the beautiful peat-ed waters of Loch Ness.
NOSE
Smoke, citrus fruit, peat, dust, sawdust, sour mash with sweet anchovies, "peasch", the combination of peat and peach.
FLAVOR
The sweet bold flavor of this dram contains overtones of citrus, oak, vanilla, peat, pepper, licorice, brown shugga and LOTS OF SALT!
FINISH
A medium burst of salt, salt, angry salt, oil, vanilla, caramel, toffee, almonds, licorice, hairspray blends into a long finale of salt and oil.
COMMENTS
Varied reactions from beautiful, to blunt dull and stupid.  Overall, it's a bold dram that's worth trying and should provide for a fine single-malt experience.
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