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Innis and Gunn Laphroaig Islay Whisky Cask Amber Ale 2 x 33cl

Lot: 6121075

Innis and Gunn Laphroaig Islay Whisky Cask Amber Ale 2 x 33cl

Winning Bid: £30

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Lot:
Distillery: 
n/a
Age: 
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Vintage: 
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Region: 
Scotland
Bottler: 
Official
Cask Type: 
laphroaig whisky
Bottled Strength: 
7.4%
Bottle Size: 
2 x 33cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Innis and Gunn Laphroaig Islay Whisky Cask Amber Ale 2 x 33cl

This is a limited edition Innis & Gunn Amber Scotch Ale, matured in ex-Laphroaig whisky casks.

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.

The box design was created in collaboration with Scottish artist, Hope Blamire. 

Best before date November 2022.

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