For the last few years, the institution that is Lagavulin has been represented in advertisements by another institution: Nick Offerman. This is not a match borne out of a marketing team scouring CVs and faces for an appropriate match to their brand. No. Instead, this is a relationship borne of Nick Offerman’s own love for … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Lagavulin – Offerman Edition (Guinness Cask Finish)
As I'm pretty sure everyone can agree 2021 has been an odd, difficult, and different year in many many ways. Whilst I have kept my whisky fascination going throughout the year, I have taken my foot off the gas on the blogging front so as to focus on family life and a life-changing and (gasp) … Continue reading 2021 Unplugged: Our Top Ten Whiskies Of The Year!
A few weeks ago I posted about the limited edition release of the Lagavulin: Offerman Edition - Guinness Cask Finish… click here. Well, after the disappointment of missing out on the original one from 2019, only to find it being sold on by the (mother)flippers at twice the price within days - such is the … Continue reading I Regret Nothing. The End.
Happy Father's Day to all out there. It is no secret that I am a huge fan of Nick Offerman and all that he does and very eloquently says. So as I raise a glass of ‘regular’ Lagavulin on this day (I love it), I thought I'd share the promo video for his second collaborative … Continue reading Happy Father’s Day & Lagavulin’s Offerman Edition v2
You would imagine that the circles in a Venn diagram of whisky enthusiasts and Game of Thrones fans would be pretty close to overlapping! [ed: He says writing as a big fan of the TV series, half-committed reader of the books, and whisky blogger]. It came as no surprise therefore that when Diageo announced a … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Lagavulin – 9 Years Old (Game Of Thrones – House Lannister)
In 2014, Diageo started to release a new subset of whiskies within its Classic Malt series, exclusively for the “Friends of the Classic Malts”. Each of the expressions were to be “Triple Matured” and WU got its hands on the Lagavulin FOCM expression. There is no-age-statement associated with the expressions, but the suspicions amongst writers … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Lagavulin – Friends of Classic Malts (Triple Matured)
Lagavulin is widely recognised as one of the leading names in whisky throughout the globe and regularly falls within the same breath as its fellow southern Islay neighbours Laphroaig and Ardbeg. The 16 year old is the core expression of Lagavulin and has (deservedly) garnered cult status amongst whisky fans and peatheads worldwide. Each facet … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Lagavulin – 16 Years Old