Finlaggan Old Reserve Islay Malt

70cl / 40%
  • Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Finlaggan Old Reserve Islay Malt
Web Exclusive Price £27.15 £22.63 ex VAT
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A mystery Islay single malt from an unnamed distillery, purported by many to be Lagavulin, which somehow seems a little unlikely to us. That said, this is a terrific dram for the money and likely to appeal to frugal peatheads.

Country
Scotland
Region
Islay

Finlaggan Old Reserve Islay Malt Reviews

7 Customer Reviews

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  • 4
    15 March

    As an Islay lover, I believe this is the best Islay for the $ but do not believe it is a young Lagavulin. It''s light body & intense peat suggest a young Ardbeg, if you drink it out of the same glass as aged Islay''s it brings out the characteristics of Ardbeg much more than the fuller bodied Islay''s.

  • 20 August 2013

    I think this is a young-ish Caol Ila, despite the "old reserve" label. Pretty good for 40 percent, but if you like this you should certainly try the cask-strength version - lots more peaty goodness!

  • 11 February 2013

    This whisky surely has great price/quality. It tastes really good, but there's something strange about the nose. I don't know, as I am no true connoisseur but I don't like the nose that much

  • 21 December 2012

    Good dram at a damn good price

  • 30 October 2012

    Nice dram. The one ordered about a month ago must Caol Ila, since there is not as much peatiness as Lagavulin.

  • 8 November 2011

    I find it à very pleasant wiskey to drink, i was told it comes from THE Lagavullin distillery, but who van tell? Personally i find this à gold whisky given its price!

  • 2 June 2011

    Great dram. Wonderful taste. Excellent ashy, smokey, peaty finish. The price is wonderful. I prefer this over "Black Bottle." If you want a change from a Laphroaig 10 y.o. and want to preserve your Uigeadail and Ardbeg expressions, this will definitely do.