Tasting Notes: Lagavulin – 9 Years Old (Game Of Thrones – House Lannister)

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)

Tasting Notes: Lagavulin – Friends of Classic Malts (Triple Matured)

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)

Tasting Notes: Lagavulin – Jazz Festival 2013

Since 2011 Lagavulin has been the proud sponsor of the annual Islay Jazz Festival. To mark these occasions Lagavulin has released a limited edition bottling that is only available from the distillery. The 2013 release is an 18 year old expression selected by local Lagavulin legend Iain MacArthur, which has been finished in sherry butts … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Lagavulin – Jazz Festival 2013