What's in a name? Laphroaig 15 Year Old 1996 - Directors' Cut (Douglas Laing) whisky is called whisky because it's produced in Scotland. Were it from America it would be spelled Laphroaig 15 Year Old 1996 - Directors' Cut (Douglas Laing) whiskey, rather than whisky.
Nose: Oily smoke, coastal notes, old ropes, chamomile and honey.
Palate: Hugely smoky and spiced, smoked almonds, sticking plasters, burning heather roots, butterscotch and TCP.
Finish: Sweet rum spices, Christmas pudding and oily smoke.