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Laphroaig 21 Year Old Friends of Laphroaig 35cl

Lot: 318666

Laphroaig 21 Year Old Friends of Laphroaig 35cl

Winning Bid: £140

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Lot: 318666
Distillery: 
Laphroaig
Age: 
21 year old
Vintage: 
1993
Region: 
Islay
Bottler: 
Official
Cask Type: 
1st Fill Ex-Bourbon
Bottled Strength: 
48.4%
Bottle Size: 
35cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
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Laphroaig 21 Year Old Friends of Laphroaig 35cl

Laphroaig is the largest of the three heavyweight Islay distilleries in Kildalton, out-stripping the production capacity of neighbours, Ardbeg and Lagavulin, by over 1 million litres per annum. Despite its traditional appearance, Laphroaig was always a forward-thinking distillery. It was bottled as a single malt as early as the 1920s, an unfashionable option at the time, especially for a peated whisky. They were also shrewd in capitalising on post-Prohibition America to add trademark sweetness to their spirit through the use of imported ex-bourbon casks, and hired Scotland’s first ever female distillery manager, Bessie Williamson, in 1954. Laphroaig is one of only a handful of distilleries in Scotland to still use in-house maltings, providing them with 20% of their annual requirements, and contributing to the distillery’s unique flavour profile.

This is a 21 year old Laphroaig exclusively available to the Friends of Laphroaig to celebrate the fan club's 21st anniversary. 

Distilled in 1993 then matured in first fill ex-bourbon casks.

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