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Friday
Aug242012

Friendship

It's here.  It's really, really good.  I finally tasted it about five minutes ago.  That quarter cask richness kicks in on the finish and this thing just goes on forever.  We've sold about 60 so far, so there's another hundred until we're done for this year.  Love the Cairdeas.

Laphroaig "Càirdeas" Islay Single Malt Whisky $64.99 - Here is the 2012 release of Laphroaig's ever popular "friendship" malt. It takes the vatting from last year, an array of casks ranging from 11 to 19 years old, and adds in some cask strength quarter cask material. Powerful, heady, lovely, Laphroaig, it is indeed. Jump on it, we got a big allocation, but it's still basically non-existent.

-David Driscoll