Laphroaig 40 Year Old

Laphroaig 40 Year Old
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Winning bid: £3600.00
Lot number: 072-2886

Sold in America during prohibition for medical purposes, due to the Surgeon General refusing to believe it could be drunk for pleasure, Laphroaig was awarded a Royal Warrant by Prince Charles in 1994. The biggest-selling single malt from Islay, Laphroaig is one of the last distilleries using its own floor maltings.

These casks were laid down for four decades in Warehouse Number One where bracing waves and salt spray batter the ancient walls. Warehouse No. 1, is the oldest of its type at Laphroaig. The building has an ash floor, which, combined with its exposed position on the rocky shore, creates a cool, damp, temperate atmosphere. The oldest whisky ever produced by Laphroaig.

Distilled: 1960

Age: 40 years old

42.4% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 1372

Please note damage to inner box bracket

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Featured in: The 72nd Auction (March 24 – April 2, 2017)
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