Laphroaig Cairdeas 2010 Feis Ile Edition

Country: Scotland
Region: Islay
Type: Single Malt
Bottler: Distiller
ABV: 57.5%
Score: 93 points

Cairdeas means “friendship” in Gaelic, and if you have a friend with a bottle of this, it’s pronounced “car-chase.” The nose is smoky, phenolic, and nutty with just a hint of pears. The taste is thick and peppery, and fades slowly to reveal hazelnut and hints of peat. The finish is smoky and long-lasting with hints of pepper and allspice.

Mark Gillespie

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