Laphroaig PX Cask 48% NV

€ 85,00   - € 77,95 (ex Vat)
94,32 (in Vat)
Laphroaig - PX Cask 48% NV In Original Container
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Distillery Laphroaig
Bottler OB
Serie PX Cask Old Label without red stripe
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Distilled date Not Specified
Bottling date Not Specified
Country Scotland
Region Islay
Cask Type Bourbon, Quarter, Pedro Ximénez Sherry
Cask Number
Alcohol percentage 48
Volume 0,70
Condition In Original Container
Label Perfect
Stock 1

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Laphroaig PX Cask: A Whisky Journey Through Bourbon, Quarter, and Pedro Ximénez Sherry Casks

Laphroaig, the renowned Islay distillery, is known for producing peaty and robust whiskies that captivate the senses. Among their exceptional range of expressions is the Laphroaig PX Cask, a unique whisky that showcases a maturation process involving a combination of Bourbon, Quarter, and Pedro Ximénez Sherry casks. With a distinctive old label design, excluding the red stripe, this expression offers whisky enthusiasts a journey through a carefully crafted flavor profile that combines the best of these cask types.

A Multifaceted Maturation:

The Laphroaig PX Cask undergoes a meticulous maturation process that involves aging in a combination of cask types. The whisky starts its journey in American Bourbon barrels, which contribute to the classic Laphroaig characteristics of smoky, peaty notes. These barrels infuse the spirit with vanilla, caramel, and oak flavors, creating a solid foundation for the whisky's complexity.

After its initial maturation, the whisky is transferred to Quarter casks. These smaller casks allow for more interaction between the spirit and the wood, intensifying the flavors and adding layers of complexity. The Quarter cask maturation further enhances the smoky, maritime character of the whisky, while also imparting additional notes of spice and toasted oak.

The final stage of maturation takes place in Pedro Ximénez Sherry casks, which bring a delightful sweetness and richness to the whisky. These casks, made from Spanish oak, infuse the spirit with flavors of dried fruits, raisins, and hints of chocolate. The marriage of the smoky Laphroaig spirit with the sweet influence of the Sherry casks creates a harmonious balance of flavors.

A Sensory Journey:

The Laphroaig PX Cask offers a captivating sensory experience from the moment it is poured into the glass. On the nose, one is greeted with an enticing combination of smoky peat, warm vanilla, and subtle hints of dried fruits. The aroma evokes a sense of the rugged Islay coastline, with its maritime influences and coastal elements.

As the whisky touches the palate, the full complexity of its flavors unfolds. The smoky and peaty notes take center stage, followed by waves of caramel, dark chocolate, and dried fruits. The Pedro Ximénez Sherry cask influence shines through, providing a velvety sweetness that balances the intensity of the peat.

The finish is long and satisfying, leaving a lingering smokiness and a touch of oak spice on the tongue. It is a testament to the craftsmanship and attention to detail that Laphroaig is renowned for.


The Laphroaig PX Cask, with its combination of Bourbon, Quarter, and Pedro Ximénez Sherry cask maturation, offers whisky enthusiasts a truly unique and rewarding tasting experience. The marriage of these cask types creates a harmonious symphony of flavors, showcasing the best of each component. Whether you are a fan of peaty whiskies, a lover of Sherry cask influence, or simply seeking a whisky that pushes boundaries, the Laphroaig PX Cask delivers. Enjoy a dram of this exceptional expression and embark on a sensory journey through the world of Laphroaig.

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