Laphroaig 10 Year Old

70cl / 40%
  • Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Distillery Bottling
Laphroaig 10 Year Old
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Laphroaig 10yo is a full-bodied, smoky gem, with a residual sweetness and a hint of salt amid the seaweedy, peaty characters before a long warming finish. A classic dram.
Distillery Bottling
10 Year Old


  • Body
  • Richness
  • Smoke
  • Sweetness


  • Lemon Lemon
  • Pear Pear
  • Mango Mango
  • Salt (powder) Salt (powder)
  • Iodine (tcp) Iodine (tcp)
  • Seaweed Seaweed

Laphroaig 10 Year Old Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Producer's Tasting Notes

    Colour: Full sparkling gold

    Nose: Huge smoke, seaweedy, "medicinal", with a hint of sweetness

    Body: Full bodied

    Palate: Suprising sweetness with hints of salt and layers of peatiness

    Finish: Lingering

190 Customer Reviews

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  • 1

    Bought this scotch before reading tasting notes so my own fault, it is so heavily smoked as to be unpleasant. If you do not like smokey scotch buy something else.

  • 5
    6 days ago

    Absolutely amazing. One of the best. I get toffee apples on the nose with iodine and pear. The taste is absolutely dreamy, like you're exhaling the seaside breeze beside a damp beach bonfire. I can't believe I left this whisky so late. I will buy this again and again.

  • 5
    17 November

    Wow just wow. The flavours are unbelievable Jeff. The peat plus sweetness. Glad I gave it a go. Looking forward to lighting the fire this winter and enjoying a dram or three.

  • 3
    11 November

    Too smokey for me , I much prefer Macallan

  • 5
    22 October

    Great stuff; the smell of medicine and smoke can remain in the empty glass for days.

  • 4
    18 October

    Wonderful stuff. Under the big peat, brine and smoke, there's vanilla and pear. There's also some nice mineral notes in here. Highly recommended.

  • 5
    14 October

    GREAT whiskey. i love the smoky taste

  • 5
    6 October

    lovely stuff, Not my words Michael, the words of Shakin' Stevens!

  • 4
    17 September

    Nice smokey whiskey! Surprisingly I didnt find it very intense as read in the reviews.

  • 4
    10 September

    Massive smoke. This is like drinking a fruity campfire. It's a very good dram, but for my money, I rate it below a good Talisker 10 or Storm, or a Lagavulin. That said, I like to drink this on a cold night in northern Michigan. It's good stuff at a nice price. Bottled at 43% in the states.

  • 5
    18 August

    I'm a huge fan of the Islay peated whisky's and this one in particular is fantastic. The nose is impressive on it, peat, wood, and a little hint of sea salt too it. It's an extremely smooth drink, doesn't have the boozy-bitter taste that alot of younger whisky's have. For the price its a must try, very similar in character to the Laphroaig Triple Wood.

  • 5
    14 August

    I fall in love with this one at the first drop. It reminds me of the burnt soybean soup I've tasted in eastern China and it has an super attractive smell, which very close to the smell of motorcycle's machine oil. Very sweet, almost a simple syrup texture. Since this dram has such an outstanding taste, so it doesn't go well with soda or ice, but pretty good with tap water. This is what I would miss if I drink too many glasses of blended or Speyside malt whisky, a tough guy's drink.

  • 5
    9 July

    Was introduced to Laphroaig 10 by a friend at a party. It was love at first sip. A big peaty kick in the backside followed by amazing complexity. Try a dram for starters as this is not for everyone; even the nose might scare some away. On this note is is not a dram for the clandestine drinker as when it is poured everyone in the room will know you have. Once the Laphroaigh bites you ,your hooked for life.

  • 5
    2 July

    My favourite ... Started drinking this on a suggestion and now can't do without it

  • 5
    30 June

    I drink it on the rocks and enjoy it's smooth full rich and smoky taste. My favorite scotch.

  • 5
    23 June

    My favourite whisky. Peaty, smokey, and such a treat. To people saying it's like firewater you need to mix it with room temperature tap water to upwb up the phenolic flavours and subtle tastes within it. Don't drink it neat and don't put ice in. Don't put ice in any single malt. Finally if you mix this with Coke I will hunt you down. Enjoy.

  • 5
    2 June

    As a first time islay drinker it was a revelation. The iodine smell trully makes a mark. An interesting dram for the adventourous ones.

  • 5
    27 May

    This is a superb scotch ... the smokey tinge is amazing

  • 5
    24 April

    Great whiskey. Love to set it on the table and wait till the smoke drifts up to my nose. Then taste the peat and smokiness together. Have a bottle of Lore and Cask strength waiting to be opened. Also want to pick a bottle of Quarter cask. Never really liked Scotch much till I tried the Islay malts. Rich and bold. And Laphroaig a very good choice. Especially the Ten Year.

  • 2
    16 April

    I used to love it as a go-to peaty and smoky single malt. It was ever so distinctive, oily almost with that nose of iodine / medicine / TCP / bandages. Judging by the bottle I bought yesterday, it seems this has been really dialled down, presumably to make it more marketable to a broader audience. It was super-smoked and seemed sweeter than in the past, an almost maple syrup or caramel in the aftertaste. The smoke and peat are obvious crowd pleasers, and, although a little too much so for my taste, the sweetness too. But those trademark iodine / bandages / medicinal notes and that oiliness which so polarised whisky lovers, and for me made it such a unique dram, seemed barely there. Still enjoyable, but a shadow of its former self. Disappointing and a real shame.

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