You might be familiar with the fact that actor Nick Offerman likes Lagavulin whisky. A lot. Maybe it’s because you’ve watched him as Ron Swanson in Parks and Recreation, where his character extols the many virtues of the Islay distillery. Or perhaps it’s the many years of work he’s done with Lagavulin, which includes the My Tales of Whiskey YouTube channel, complete with videos such as ‘Nick Offerman’s ‘Yule Log’ a 45-minute epic where he simply sits in front of a fire drinking Scotch.
His most lasting contribution, however, is a range of limited-edition Lagavulin whiskies bottled with his name and moniker on them. The brand says that the expression, which was bottled at 46% ABV, “carries the signature Lagavulin peatiness but with extra spices and notes of dried fruit to carry the smoke”.
Smoke, vanilla fondant, apples, pears, citrus, malty sweetness with a touch of caramel and leather.
Smoke, caramel, vanilla, orchard fruit, citrus fruit, roasted nuts, malty sweetness and a touch of leather and spice.
Long -> Smoke, dessert sweetness and malty briny notes.