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[24 Nov 2015 | 3 Comments | ]
Lagavulin 12 yo – Special Release 2015

There are usually a couple of affordable whiskies in the yearly Special release by Diageo, and the Lagavulin is a dram you can always trust to be very good to excellent (At least in recent years). The Other is the Caol Ila, both can be had for under 80 quid which is not a bad price for Cask strength OB …

Gleann Mór, Headline, Independent Bottling, Lagavulin, Tasting Notes »

[12 Nov 2015 | 2 Comments | ]
Lagavulin 10 Year Old 2005 (cask 200802) – A Rare Find (Gleann Mór)

So, I am back from a wee vacation in Prague (which was awesome! ), A lot of beer and some whisky (and more about that in next week’s posts). Been a while since i wrote a tasting note and it’s time i think…
I know a lot of people reading the blog are fans of Lagavulin, and this is no wonder …

Creative Whisky Company, Headline, Islay, Lagavulin, Tasting Notes »

[23 Jul 2015 | One Comment | ]
A young  7 yo (said to be) Lagavulin Creative Whisky Company [Whisky Import NL 10th Anniversary]

Whisky Import NL were celebrating their 10th anniversary or birthday, and to commemorate the occasion they bottled a special mystery Islay single malt with the help of the CWC, a total of 314 bottles, a sample of which found its way to me by means of Niko (Thanks dude), who knew I would like that dram.
It’s a mystery Indie, but …

Featured, Feis Ile, Headline, Lagavulin, Sherry, Tasting Notes »

[3 Jul 2014 | 2 Comments | ]
Lagavulin 1995 – Feis Ile 2014 edition

It seems Feis Ile 2104 was ages ago, but It was really only a month or so ago. This year (like too many) I was not able to attend (but planning on going next year!), but with a little help from my friends from the amazing #whiskyfabric, I was able to arrange a sample of each of the FE bottlings, …

Headline, Islay, Lagavulin, Master Of Malt, Tasting Notes »

[30 Jan 2013 | 5 Comments | ]
More Whisky Geekery : Lagavulin 16 Vs. Redistilled 16

Time for another H2H dramming session, this time i chose two staple drams (i guess no one would argue the Talisker 10, and Laga 16 are not essential whisky bar bottles eh?) that any whisky lover should have handy: Talisker 10 and Lagavulin 16. Let’s start with the Lagavulin.

Lagavulin 16, 43% abv , £42
Nose: Smoke. Pepper. BBQ. Salt and brine. …

Featured, Islay, Lagavulin, Peated, Quick Dram, Tasting Notes »

[10 Jan 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Tasting ‘Classic of Islay’

After tasting the Lagavulin 21, which is aged in Sherry casks, I really felt lucky to try another sherried Lagavulin (this time a younger one). My whisky friend and Society member Yariv, found this little gem of a whisky in a whisky shop in Germany, and fell in love immediately. I share his passion to whisky, and i was sure …

Featured, Islay, Lagavulin, Peated, scotch, Sherry, Tasting Notes »

[2 Jan 2011 | 6 Comments | ]
Tasting Lagavulin 21- A real treat!

2011 is here. why not start it with a bang?  And what better than starting it with an ace of a dram. Yes, Lagavulin 21.
Lagavulin. A lot of us peat lovers adore the 16 year old, with it’s perfect harmony, wonderful nose and palate, and good price (for a 16 year old that good, it’s well priced). The 12 year …

Finishes, Islay, Lagavulin, Peated, Quick Dram, scotch, Sherry, Tasting Notes »

[25 Aug 2010 | 8 Comments | ]
Quick Dram : Lagavulin ‘Distillery Only’ 2010 CS

Lagavulin. One of my favourite Islay distilleries, has only a few expressions available (12CS , 16 , 16 DE to name the most common), and every new expression released is a reason to celebrate. I love the 16 year old and think of it as one of the cornerstones of every whisky lover’s bar. The 16 year old DE is …

Amrut, Ardbeg, Bunnahabhain, Islands, Islay, Jura, Lagavulin, Peated, scotch, Whisky Israel Society »

[29 Jul 2010 | 10 Comments | ]
Whisky Israel Peat (and others) summit #1

After several days of preparations and discussions via emails and phones, the date and time was set for the first WhiskyIsrael Peat Summit. Kfir Bloch, Gal Granov, Igal Tabachnik and I met at Kfir’s place in the hot and humid town of Ramat Gan, located in the Israeli coastal area.
July in Israel is not a very whisky welcoming time and …