Insider knowledge: Laphroaig 11 Year Old 2001 - Old Malt Cask (Douglas Laing) whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Laphroaig 11 Year Old 2001 - Old Malt Cask (Douglas Laing) whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: A creamy, spiced nose with notes of barley, soft, sweet peat and a touch of ginger.
Palate: Creamy and peaty. Big rushes of caramel sweetness and wood smoke, oily iodine-like notes and molasses.
Finish: Black treacle and spice.