Lagavulin 12 years old Special Release 2008, 56.4% abv

Lagavulin 12 years old Special Release 2008, 56.4% abv

Lagavulin 12 years old Special Release 2008

Score 86


Average Score 87

Highest Score 89

Lowest Score 84

# of Times Scored 7

This Single Malt is distilled by Lagavulin in Islay.

Tasting notes:

Fruit laden peat, whiff of spice, licorice and tobacco. Sweet bog water, soft campfire smoke and peat, lovely tar notes on the palate.



  • Lagavulin 12 years old Special Release 2008, 56.4% abv

    Soft sweet tar, smoke and candied fruit on the nose. More gentle tar, mild fruit savoured at a campfire on the palate. Long tangy finish.

    88

    Lagavulin 12 years old Special Release 2008, 56.4% abv

    Smooth rich smoky vanilla and caramel noted on the nose. Lovely soft tingling bourbon barrel tang - notes of vanilla and caramel emerge from behind the tang. Love it.

    86

    Lagavulin 12 years old Special Release 2008, 56.4% abv

    Malty sweet cereal peat and smoke on the nose. Well balanced, soft, dry then sweet smoke and peat on the palate. Gets your attention.

    85

    Lagavulin 12 years old Special Release 2008, 56.4% abv

    Light sweet campfire smoke and rich intense peat bread on the nose with nutty undertones. Gets your attention immediately on the palate - like wow. A serious dram to be savoured over an hour or so. Intense, peaty medicinal yet soft - a great impact.

    88

    Lagavulin 12 years old Special Release 2008, 56.4% abv

    Peated granola bar with underlying smoke throughout. The palate is treated to a peat fire followed by tar. The finish, without water is long - your mouth seems on fire with an iteresting undertone of licorice.

    84

    Lagavulin 12 years old Special Release 2008, 56.4% abv

    What a pleasant digestif. Light toasty almonds with smoke and a touch of sweetish peat on the nose; lovely smooth soft peat with hints of smoke on the palate; oily;soft long finish. My Lady Laga.

    89

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