Laphroaig Quarter Cask

Laphroaig Quarter Cask
WhiskyLaphroaig Quarter Cask
CountryScotland
RegionIslay
TypeSingle Malt
Abv48%
Rating 86/100

About

Laphroaig produces one of the most strongly flavoured of all Scotch whiskies. Their core range is known for the 'band-aid signature', but most of the other expressions also have a distinctive, medicinal peatiness.
Reviews of Laphroaig Quarter Cask
says on November 18, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 86/100
Color: Tawny

General description

smokey, dark fruit sweetness, lasting mouthfeel

says on November 12, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Peat, smoke and little cherry fruit.

says on October 21, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 89/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

gentler than the 10, but still really aggressive with awesome brine and long finish. great whiskey...especially for the price.

says on October 18, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Yellow gold

General description

Subtle sweetness with an abundance of briny peat smoke and some spice. A bit rough around the edges, though.

says on October 16, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 89/100
Finish strength: Very long
Color: Old gold

General description

Lovely whisky with a peaty finish that lasts for days. Nose gets better and better the longer you let it sit.

Nose

Takes a while to open up. Seaweed, disinfectant and pine wood. Not overly smokey. Gets much better with time

Palate

Sweet and salty. subdued flavours

Finish

Great finish. Very Long and peaty. Highlight of the whisky.

says on October 15, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Old gold

General description

Einer meiner Favoriten. Torfig mit Holznoten, blumig, Vanillearoma, Meersalz, langer Abgang

says on October 14, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 89/100
Finish strength: Very long
Color: Deep copper

General description

so smoky and peat filled.

says on October 12, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 95/100
Color: Tawny

General description

One of my all-time favorite whiskeys. Sweet to start, heavy but balanced peat, and then lots of sweet vanilla and honey.

says on October 11, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 91/100
Color: Tawny

General description

Excellent tasting, hints of wood were great

says on October 11, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 93/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

The nose is initially sweet but is then followed by peat. The palate is well balanced, first sweet vanilla, followed by smoke and band aids. Long spicy oak and peaty aftertaste that eventually fades into tobacco. Great Islay whisky!

says on September 25, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Color: Old oak

General description

more intense scotch than the 12 year old however preferred the 12 year old because of its smoothness

says on September 25, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

Warm, peaty and smooth.

says on September 21, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

very smoky and similar to laphroaig 10. I had the feeling this whisky is fuller, though

says on September 12, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 93/100
Color: Amber

General description

In der Nase kräftiger, nasser, aromatischer Rauch. Der wird langsamer süßer und gewinnt Kokosaromen. Irgendwann nimmt man auch Minze und Banane wahr. Im Geschmack kalte Asche. Der Mund füllt sich mit verbrannter Vanille. Auch die Banane bleibt präsent. Der lange, wärmende Abgang ist von verbrannter Südfrucht geprägt. Wenn die Asche sich gelegt hat, bleibt der Mund von angenehmer Süße belegt.

says on September 9, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Color: Burnished

General description

Love how the initial toffee and sweetness gives way to the smoke as the taste develops.

says on September 2, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Burnished

General description

Geruch: Rauch, Medizinisch, minimale Süße, Grillkohle
Geschmack: kräftig, trocken, Rauch, Eiche, Tabaknoten, dunkle Schokolade, Kaffee, medizinisch, Jod
Abgang: lang, kräftig und trocken

says on August 24, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 85/100
Color: Pale gold

General description

Great smokey smooth taste. very enjoyable

says on August 21, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 100/100
Color: Old gold

General description

My favourite Scotch for the price. There's nothing else that I can even compare it to in its uniqueness.

says on August 10, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 88/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

Wonderful peaty and briny nose. Palate is so smooth, smoky, salty with a slight sweetness on the finish. A little more oaky on the end from the quarter cask maturation. Very pleasant peaty dram!

says on August 4, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

Best value
Very intense
Hospital, Bonfire, Peaty, Oak. Maybe some brine and some sweetness in the background.

says on August 1, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 82/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Pale gold

General description

Nose:: vanilla, oak, light smoke
Body: strong spirit, vanilla, toffee
Finish: long lasting, lingering, peated

says on July 31, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Heavy smoke and peat aroma/taste.

says on July 24, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 87/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Burnished

General description

Lots of peat, bit of smoke and lots of wood. Very nice whisky

Nose

Sweetness, oak

Palate

Sweety fruits, peat

Finish

Wood

says on July 10, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

hardcore to beat the price/quailty ratio.

says on July 7, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 81/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

kräftiger Geschmack dank kleinem Fass trifft auf Rauch. starke Duftentwicklung

says on June 28, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Pleasant but a bit narrow mouth feeling

says on June 21, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 81/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

smoke, peat, soft in the end, long.

says on June 13, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 76/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

More balanced than the 10 year old.

says on June 10, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 94/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

love this whisky. so good for its price

says on June 5, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

my favorite peaty whiskey so far

says on June 1, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

Cracking whisky, my favourite Laphroaig and one of my go-to's.
Very smooth and palatable Islay scotch. Great flavours without being overbearing.

says on May 20, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Ordentlich Rauch, Kräuter und Frucht.

says on May 4, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 88/100
Color: Old gold

General description

Slightly more mellow than the 10 year old, the only other Laphroaig I've tried, but just as enjoyable

says on April 29, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 94/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

a bit too strong on the oak

says on April 25, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 92/100
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

not as iodine as the original, but a fun variation

says on April 22, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Burnished

General description

90, piney resinous peat with barnyard and mechanic shop hints, some sweet apple or pear, a little thin in midpalate, but luxurious long finish with just a tinge of alcohol bite. Great value.

says on April 14, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 89/100
Finish strength: Very long
Color: Burnished

General description

Wonderful, powerful Islay dram. Driftwood in the ocean surf. Faintly metallic.

Nose

Mineral, medically peated, vanilla, mandarine. very much like Lore.

Palate

Spicy-sweet and very strong. Salt caramel and 40% cocoa chocolate. A bit like licking a rock on the beach.

Finish

Still salty and the chocolate. Long finish!

says on April 7, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 56/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Burnished

General description

Kein schlechter Whisky, aber dumpf und undefiniert im Geschmack

Nose

Ölig, holzig, salzig; Fischhafen, gegrillter Fisch; Meeresbrise mit blumiger Begleitung; medizinischer Oberton

Palate

Zuerst süß, dann salzig; leicht scharf (Alkohol); bittere Asche; wieder medizinisch nach Krankenhaus

Finish

Dumpf und bitter; nach wie vor medizinisch wie Bandage

says on March 30, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

Great whisky. First tried the 10 year old and I prefere this a little more. It packs more of a punch. Peat, seaweed, smoke. Everything you want in a laphroaig.

says on March 29, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 95/100
Color: Pale staw

General description

OMG!!! My first peted whiskey. I am inlove

says on March 26, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 100/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

My first taste of scotch a few years ago so very dear to my heart! Love the smoke and peat!

says on March 24, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Burnished

General description

Love the peat...strong...really nice finish

says on March 20, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 96/100
Color: Auburn, Polished Mahogany

General description

Nice strong peaty flavor. I directly get the feeling of standing in the salty strong wind on the scottisch shores. This strong and good taste remains fie a long time in my mouth and systerm. Very nice and relaxing feeling.

says on March 19, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 88/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Toller Whisky von einer super sympathischen Brennerei. Der Quarter Cask kommt sehr medizinisch und phenolisch um die Ecke und überzeugt in allen Belangen. TOP!

says on March 18, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 89/100
Color: Burnished

General description

Love it!

says on March 18, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 84/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

very good dram for this price. with some drops of water he show his full taste

says on March 18, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 92/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

Einer meiner Lieblingswhisky. Rauchig, feuchtes Moos, etwas Zitrus in der Nase. Angenehm im Mund. Eiche kommt trotz jungem Alter recht gut durch.
Ein sehr toller Whisky für einen Hammerpreis.

says on March 9, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 93/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

topper

says on March 4, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 92/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Not disappointed with this peaty full flavoured scotch...

says on February 16, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Nose

something sweet nutty, immediately followed by salty tones, wet ash, firewood, smoke, and mineral peatiness

Taste

smoke, more smoke, peat, mineral, sweet and salt (band aid), sweet and sour, some alcohol roughness and yes... smoke

Finish

long, smoke and toffee, wet peat, something oily.

Comments

price quality ratio tough to beat, if you love smoke. Gives you the things the more recent 10 yo has been lacking a bit. A solid and proud 86 points!

says on February 14, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 96/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Gin clear

General description

Perfectly combi of complexity, sweetness and peat

says on February 4, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 92/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

My first Islay, and I'm immediately hooked.

Nose

smoke, pipe residue, mossy, wet hay, vanilla, medicinal, sea spray

Palate

Sweeter than expected. Peaty, grassy, vanilla, brine, smoke, almost meaty, slightly oily

Finish

sweet hay, smoke, medicinal, light salt

says on January 27, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Burnished

General description

The dram that got me in to whisky.

says on January 9, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Einmal rauch in die fresse bitte! Perfekt!

says on January 6, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 89/100
Finish strength: Very long
Color: Deep copper

General description

Perfekte Balance zwischen Rauch und Eiche zu einem super Preis-Vergleich!

Nose

Rauch, Asche und Jod und Krankenhaus. Später Gewürze und reife Banane.

Palate

Wieder Rauch und etwas süß. Dann Gewürze. Komplex.

Finish

Langer, trockener und rauchiger Abgang mit deutlicher Eiche. Super!

says on December 28, 2017
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 77/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

smoke, ash and salt.
extremely strong

says on December 28, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 100/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

awesome dram if you are a seasoned one. Loving it day by day

says on December 25, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 93/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

One of the greatest whisky ever

says on December 25, 2017
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 80/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Nix für Anfänger

says on December 24, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 84/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

my first heavy peated, i liked it. i was surprised that the alcohol was not to dominant

says on December 17, 2017
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 78/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

...

says on December 9, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 89/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

my cup of smoke, always in the cabinet.

says on December 3, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 83/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

peatbomb,amazing whisky. Show rating for more info

Nose

medical peat smoke
banana

Palate

agressive beginning
very hard peatsmoke
light sweet at the end

Finish

burns long
spices

says on November 19, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 79/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

A fine Islay single malt whisky. Are you a peat and smoke addict or Islay nut? Than yes you found your winner. Not my personal favorite but like it better than Talisker 10 YO

says on November 18, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

fucking amazing

says on November 14, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 95/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

What a whisky this is!!!
The nose has now, two weeks after opening this bottle become a litlle softer.
But peat, sea, herbs and sweet ripe dark fruits are all prominent there and perfectly balanced.
On the palet the same tastes are there again, but now packed in a heavenly embalming oil surrounding tongue and cheeks.
The finish again is perfectly balanced with the same tastes. This time with a bonus of a lovely sweet spicyness.
This lovely tastes keeps tickling you taste buds for quite a while.
Alcohol is almost not present despite of its 48%.
A must have if you are a lover of peat.
Almost perfect this one

95 points.

says on October 24, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 91/100
Color: Amber

General description

My first own bottle of whisky and the reason why I yearned for more. Fantastic peaty taste.

says on September 21, 2017
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 10/100
Color: White wine

General description

it tastes like band aids how do people enjoy this

says on September 20, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Amber

General description

just like the 10 yo but the flavor is a little more interesting/stronger. maybe because of the higher alc %. hard to describe... you just have to try it ;-).

says on July 10, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 74/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

Young matured whiskey from Islay. around 5 years and another 6months in quarter cask. Strong to the nose. Strong peat and smoked flavor staying medium to long in the mouth. Goes very well in the rocks or with drops of water. Different type of whiskey for me not used to Strong peats.

says on June 28, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

Nossing is a bit rought due to strong alcohol vent and tongue is also occupied with the strong alcohol. No always, but 50-50 I really feel matured bananas, ofcourse there is the sweetness at the end and the end is longlasting.

says on June 15, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

STRONG peaty and smokey taste. Would very much recommend if this fits your taste preferences. This is very much a Scotch you want to slowly enjoy especially on a cold autumn or winter day. Not necessarily for regular enjoyment per se.

says on June 12, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

This whisky has been on my wishlist for some time. It is a strong flavor with a lovely aftertaste. No regrets on my side

says on June 5, 2017
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 95/100
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

delicious!! wonderful smoke and peat. salty on the palate, some fruit then medicinal TCP and more peat! love this stuff!

says on May 14, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

I tasted it for days... too smoky

says on May 7, 2017
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 30/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

way to smoky for me. taste like medicine to me. by the bottom of the bottle it was tolerable.

says on May 7, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 79/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Burnished

General description

peaty, salty, bit smoky, very strong but very long finish. nose makes you travel a lot!

says on April 29, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 88/100
Color: Amber

General description

Another good selection from Laphroaig, though not my favorite. The abv is higher which overwhelms the natural flavors that make Laphroaig so great.

says on April 5, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Une odeur de fumée et d'air salin, de tourbe, un goût salé, légèrement sucré... Un grand scotch du Islay

says on March 31, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 94/100
Color: Old gold

General description

one of my favourites

says on March 27, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 96/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Not for beginners! Strong peatiness backed up by %48 ABV will have those unfamiliar with Islay whiskys begging for mercy. Excellent dram!

says on March 12, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 100/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

This is a 48% scotch with enough peat and smoke to knock over fragile bistanders: Beware! Once you've acquired the taste, there's none better.

says on February 25, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Color: Pale gold

General description

heavy peated.
its getting used to, but once you get through it, it is very nice.

says on February 23, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

Une version bien réussie.

says on February 18, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Amber

General description

It's a stable in the liquor cabinet

says on February 4, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 89/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

泥煤味道较重。

says on February 1, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 96/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

peat smoke oak nothing more to say

says on January 28, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 88/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Необычный вкус. Хороший островной виски

says on January 17, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Old gold

General description

A peat bomb! Having smaller casks really works as layers of flavour hit your palate. Would buy again in a heartbeat

says on January 3, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 95/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Was the first scotch that I bought. Couldn't have it at first, but, came to absolutely love it. Peaty and briny.

says on December 19, 2016
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 37/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

No

says on December 11, 2016
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Mellower than the 10yo, less peaty and more woody. Very nice altogether.

says on November 29, 2016
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 92/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Big peat, smoke, and seaweed. Not for the faint but a must have for a salty dog!

says on October 24, 2016
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 87/100
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

good.

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Flavour profile

  • Peat
  • Smoke
  • Sweet
  • Salt
  • Strong
  • Amazing
  • Wood
  • Smoky
  • Oak
  • Iodine
  • Vanilla
  • Malt
  • Complex
  • Fruit
  • Fire
  • Great
  • Good
  • Smooth
  • Lovely
  • Spice
  • Pepper
  • Medicinal
  • Dry
  • Burn
  • Honey
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