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Lagavulin 1991/2007 'Distillers Edition'

(43%, OB, PX finish, lgv 4/495)
Average Score: 88
Bottle Profile
TypeScotch Single Malts (Disclosed Distilleries)
DistilleryLagavulin
Bottler Official Bottling
Brand NameLagavulin
Year Distilled1991
Year Bottled2007
Bottling NameDistillers Edition
Alcohol By Volume43%
Other DetailsPX finish, lgv 4/495
Issued2007
Average Score88


Maniac Ratings
Serge Valentin91
Olivier Humbrecht88
Michel van Meersbergen91
Robert Karlsson89
Davin de Kergommeaux78
Ho-cheng Yao91
Krishna Nukala90
Luca Chichizola85
Pit Krause86
Tim Puett89
David Wankel87


Retired Maniac Ratings
Johannes van den Heuvel90
Bert Bruyneel87


Tasting Notes
Robert KarlssonViolently smoky, and quite some sulphury dried fruits thrown in. Aggressive nose, not the most well-balanced. Time is a must-have here, that calms it down considerably and the odd notes on sulphur goes away, thanks for that. Quite some dark smokiness in here. Pipe tobacco, tarry, thickish. Especially in the aftertaste. But also dried sweeter fruits. Complex and intense. And clearly enjoyable.
Krishna NukalaBonfire smoke. Lots of sweet notes on the nose. Rich complex nose. Lovely madicinal palate with dark fruits, licorice with a long long peaty finish suggesting a thoroughbred whisky (Blind tasting notes MMA 2013)