In 2009 Laphroaig replaced their 15 year old expression with this new 18 year old, a category winner at the 2010 World Whisky Awards.
The Whisky Tasting Club Notes:
Nose: Brine and sea spray. Greasy rope. Hot road tar in the rain.
Palate: Industrial steam engine. Red liquorice. Peppered steak cooked on a hickory barbeque. Big and brooding.
Finish: Long, with peat coating the mouth and liquorice and hickory lingering.
Retails for around £47