Laphroaig

It’s autumn, and that chill crispness in the air turns our thoughts to whisky . After a long, hot summer of long, ice-cold cocktails with gin and vodka and light rum, the thought of a snifter of...
There are whiskies with a hint of smoke, and then there are smoky whiskies —whiskies that’ll send the fire department to your home in search of whatever’s burning. Whiskies so smoky, they’re not...
July 27 has been deemed National Scotch Day (although, in our lives, every day is Scotch Day). To honor this most special of days, we’ve selected a dozen of the very best and most interesting new...
Be forewarned: this is not your typical Laphroaig , an Islay single malt usually known for its rock ’em–sock ’em, heavily iodined smoky characteristics. Your first hint is the bottle itself, which is...
If the taste of a whisky literally reflected the topography of the place where it was made, then one would expect a dram of Laphroaig to be lean, even austere. The south coast of Islay, after all, is...