We review Laphroaig Cairdeas Fino Cask Finish (2018 Release), a heavily peated single malt that’s been double matured in first fill bourbon casks and Fino Sherry Hogsheads.
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In an email newsletter sent out to Ardbeg Committee members, Ardbeg announced the impending release of Ardbeg Twenty Something 22 Year Old.
Labels submitted to the TTB have revealed 2019’s Ardbeg Day release, Ardbeg Drum, a single malt whisky matured in ex-Bourbon casks and rested (finished) in ex-Rum casks.
We review Caol Ila 12 Year Old, the Caol Ila distillery’s entry level single malt Scotch whisky. How does this sweet and smoky single malt compare to other peated whiskies in its class?
Bruichladdich’s next Octomore releases will include Octomore 09.1, Octomore 09.3, and a third edition of Octomore 10, which is aged for ten years instead of five, standard for the Octomore range.
This year’s Ardbeg Day release, Ardbeg Grooves, is a vatting of Ardbeg single malts that have been matured in ex-bourbon and heavily charred Portuguese red wine casks. How does it compare to past Ardbeg Day releases?
Lagavulin 16 Year Old has long been considered a staple among Islay single malts and a favorite among peat heads around the world. This sweet, smoky single malt was many enthusiasts’ introduction to peated Scotch, so it only felt natural to revisit this in our first peated whisky review. Is the fanfare justified?
A recent TTB submission has revealed plans for a new Ardbeg Twenty Something release. The first bottling was a 23 year old released in 2017. The second release will be a 22 year old matured in ex-bourbon casks, distilled in Spring 1996 and bottled non-chill filtered on July 1st, 2018 at 46.4% ABV.
Kilchoman has released their first limited edition bottles of the year – 2018 editions of Port Cask Matured and Loch Gorm. This is only the second Port Cask Matured release from Kilchoman, with the first released in 2014.
Laphroaig Cairdeas Fino Cask Finish, a single malt whisky double maturated in first fill ex-bourbon casks and Fino Sherry casks, has been revealed as 2018’s bottling of the annual Laphroaig Cairdeas release.