The Cask Lore

Meet our richest and most complex expression. Laphroaig® Lore takes every inherited tradition handed down our long history to create a detailed, powerful and singular whisky. ​


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If you bottled the story of our legendary whisky, you’d get Laphroaig® Lore. Every sip tells the tale of the distillers, blenders and master craftspeople through the centuries. This whisky is created using techniques and skills developed within the walls of our distillery, shielded from prying eyes and fiercely guarded from our competitors. It’s our richest expression that draws from an archive of the rarest whiskies found in our Atlantic storehouse. ​ ​ A complex blend of single malts that have aged from seven to 21 years. Infused with vibrant character from ex-Bourbon, European oak and Oloroso sherry barrels, along with quarter casks. Every sip sends you on a journey through different eras on the island of Islay, revealing potent aromas of peat smoke and sea spray, plus hints of chocolate and spice. Flavours that say this is our history, this is our lore.   

A dram filled with Laphroaig Islay single malt scotch whisky

Tasting Notes

Color of Laphroaig Scotch Whisky


Full sparkling gold. A distinctive appearance from exposure to different woods and levels of maturation. 

Aroma of Laphroaig Scotch Whisky


Pungent peat smoke and seaside minerals with a hint of ash and chocolate. ​

Tasting Notes of Laphroaig Scotch Whisky


Lively with hints of bitter chocolate, ash and a spicy chilli bite. ​

Finish of Laphroaig Scotch Whisky


Short, dry finish with a lingering sweet aftertaste. ​

Maturation of Laphroaig Scotch Whisky


A blend of whiskies aged from seven to 21 years in ex-Bourbon, European Oak and Oloroso sherry barrels along with quarter casks.​

Explore the Range

Laphroaig 10 Sherry Oak on a transparent background

10 Year Old Sherry Oak Finish​

A fine and full-bodied single malt. Finished in sherry oak casks to layer aromatic honey onto our famous peat smoke. Slàinte.​

Our Story

Get to know us a bit better ​

Can’t get enough of our peaty dram? We don’t blame you. Learn about how it started, how we make it and how to drink it.
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