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Laphroaig Triple Wood

(70cl, 48.0%)
Laphroaig Triple Wood

Awards for Triple Wood

Gold
Gold

Single Malt Scotch - to 12 Yrs - 2013

San Francisco World Spirits Competition

Silver Outstanding
Silver Outstanding

Scotch Single Malt - Islay - 2013

International Wine & Spirit Competition

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What's in a name? Laphroaig Triple Wood whisky is called whisky because it's produced in Scotland. Were it from America it would be spelled Laphroaig Triple Wood whiskey, rather than whisky.

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Triple Wood Bottling Note

An incredible new release from Laphroaig. This was originally launched for the duty free market, and it is a tour de force from the Islay distillery. First off, they mature this in bourbon barrels, before transfer into quarter casks, and a third maturation in Oloroso sherry European oak butts. Astonishing with oodles of peat smoke and sweetness.
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Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

Nose: Molasses and oily toffee. Dates, walnuts, notes from the Maker’s Mark barrels (vanilla, toastiness, sweetness etc). We got oodles of butter, zest, cool wood smoke, almond, and passion fruit.

Palate: Dry and medicinal, with exotic spices, perhaps even some turmeric. The palate is surprisingly savoury at first, with what John described as “dry dampness” (taste and it’ll make sense!) - think musty wood sheds and hints of moist autumnal forest floor. The sherry notes are there too, but rather than being the big Christmas pudding flavour one often expects from Oloroso-aged whisky, we are instead treated to a much more restrained iced fruitcake, graced with hints of Laphroaig’s classic smoke.

Finish: Oaked. The mustiness carries into the finish, which lasts for a good while, with oily spices and dried fruit.

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    User Reviews of the Laphroaig Triple Wood

    Wishing for cask strength!

    I just got a bottle of this and it is truly a great whisky. Reminds me of the Corryvreckan (perhaps my favorite of all time), watered down to 48%. There's definitely some Laphroaig medicinal there, and probably more oak than the corry. It's not quite as sharp as the other Laphroaigs (which are all fighting for top-5 all-time spots). I have absolutely no problem buying more of these, but it seems you could make something similar by mixing another Laphroaig and a corry or even oogie, though it may not be any cheaper to do it that way. Still, distinction counts for something and this, sitting between two others, just doesn't have it and won't compete for a top-5 in my book. Top 10 is likely nonetheless. If they came out with a cask-strength version of this however.... Laphroaig are you listening?

    26th August 2014

    Smoke. Malt. Spice. Incredible.

    Having long been a huge fan of Caol Ila 12 and Talisker 10, but not of Laphroaig 10, I decided to take a gamble on a $70 bottle of the Triple Wood after advice from a scotch connoisseur at my local liquor store. Not only did the gamble pay off for me, it paid off for Laphroaig as I'm now a lifetime fan, sure to buy bottle after bottle for as long as they produce it! On the nose, definite smoke but elegant, not bonfire and ash like Lagavulin. Balancing the smoke is butter, custard, and caramel and sweet fruit with hints of vanilla. To the palate, spicy smoke, pepper, with a long, warm malty spicy finish. The sherry cask definitely adds a spicy sweet balance that I personally like in fine Scotch. Too much smoke and iodine feels like a punch in the mouth (Laphroaig 10). No smoke feels like something very important is missing (Balvenie Double Wood) and too much sherry just feels like drinking sweet syrup (McCallan). This is much more well rounded and balanced with lots of complex flavors none overpowering. Though the smoke, like any classic Islay, is very much in the forefront but so very well complemented with the extra oak and sherry influences. Buy it! Savor it!

    11th August 2014

    A little taste of Heaven

    Felt that the simple pleasures of life and robust taste of peat were drawn out in this masterpiece. To the mindful creator (s) of this amazing bottle of Scotch. Thanks from Nova Scotia, Canada...

    2nd January 2014

    Iodine in the mist

    This is the most maritime expression of Laphroaig and its iodine aroma and taste remind me of walking a seaweed strewn beach after a windstorm. This time, Laphroaig deserves its title as the most richly flavoured of all Scotch whiskies.

    30th December 2013

    Fit for a King!

    Can there be anything better in life than to sit at ones fireside with my old dog Camilla a glass of Laphroaig in hand and talk to my plants. The nearest I will get to feeling like a King. Charles W.

    17th December 2013

    decent

    Its a lot better than the 10 and compares favourably with the 18 but ardbeg 10 is much better for the money.

    14th August 2013

    A more rounded Laphroaig

    This is fantastic. I love the 10yo and the quarter cask. I miss the 15yo. I am possibly putting this in as my favourite Laphroaig.

    2nd April 2013

    Had my first taste of this at Laphroaig last week

    What a fantastic dram. So much more balanced than their normal 10 year old or the Quarter Cask. The only competition in the same price range is the 10yo Cask Strength.

    7th November 2012

    My favorite Scotch

    I HOPE they make more of this asap - it's the best!!

    16th July 2012

    Milder than 10 year

    I liked it, even though it basically felt like the 10 year old, but milder... which would make it more broadly accessible, but I for one like the peat and smoke to almost be overpowering

    27th June 2012

    Not the best Laphroaig

    To me this one seems to be a tamed version of QC.

    6th February 2012

    triple wood

    if you like quarter cask, you will LOVE this, it's excellent, sweetness and strong toffee and vanilla notes

    3rd February 2012

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