How strong is Lagavulin?

Its most famous is Lagavulin 16, a full-bodied single malt that clocks in at 43 percent ABV.

Is 25 Year Old Scotch good?

A 25 year old bottlings, whether blended whisky or single malts, will make a brilliant present if you’re looking to impress for any occasion: Christmas, Father’s Day, Mother’s Day, birthdays, leaving gifts or anything else, you won’t be disappointed.

What is the best Lagavulin?

Highest rated whiskies with > 3 votes

  • 93.25. Lagavulin 1988 MI.
  • 93.00. Lagavulin 1987.
  • 93.00. Lagavulin 12-year-old Pure Islay Malt.
  • 92.96. Lagavulin 37-year-old.
  • 92.93. Lagavulin 1985.

What is the ppm of Lagavulin 16?

Lagavulin peats its malt with a 35 ppm level.

Is Lagavulin 16 Cask Strength?

The standard bottling is a 16-year-old, bottled at 43% ABV. They also bottle a Distiller’s edition, finished in Pedro Ximénez Sherry casks. Alongside these, they regularly release a 12-year-old cask strength version and various older and rarer expressions.

Why is Lagavulin 12 more expensive?

It’s less peat than I was expecting from an Islay whisky, and the lemon flavor results in a very ‘fresh’ tasting whisky. The 12 year old has been bottled less frequently, and is much more expensive as a result. At a lower price, the Lagavulin 12 year old would be a lot more attractive.

What is the best 25 year old Whisky?

Quarter Century Classics: 7 Best Value 25 YO Scotch Whiskies

  • Glenfarclas 25 YO. Photo, courtesy Glenfarclas Distillery.
  • Girvan, 25 YO, 1991. Photo, J Micallef.
  • Glen Spey, 25 YO, 1991. Photo, J Micallef.
  • North British, 25 YO, 1991. Photo, courtesy Duncan Taylor.
  • Glen Grant, 25 YO.
  • Tullibardine, 25 YO.
  • Teachers, 25 YO.

What is the best way to drink Lagavulin?

How to Drink Lagavulin

  1. Pour 1 to 2 ounces of Lagavulin scotch into a tulip-shaped glass with a stem you can hold.
  2. Swirl the whisky gently in the glass, holding it at an angle.
  3. Pass the glass under your nose in a smooth motion, taking a deep breath in.