Single Malt Scottish Whisky from the Lagavulin Distillery
This page refers to Scottish Single Malts from the Lagavulin Distillery on the Scottish Island of Islay. Lagavulin distillery has always produced top of the draw malts since it was founded in 1816 by John Johnston. This distillery is part of the Diageo and provides malts within there Classic Malt Series ever since 1987. Two distilleries are very closing link together, and they are Laphroaig's and Lagavulin, and this one is the older of the two with Laphroaig being founded a few years later by the son of the founder of Lagavulin.
They were linked together in ways that were not all good with court cases and regarding the supply of whisky for the White Horse blend. Making the story, shorter Lagavulin blocked the water supply for the Laphroaig's distillery, and Laphroaig won this case only for the Lagavulin to try and make whisky have the same taste of Laphroaig. This story is very complicated, but make excellent reading with a 'whisky war' within the courts in the late 19th century. You can read more about this at the whisky exchange and also their website. Below there is a selection of malts from this distillery with a large range of prices.
Enjoy reading about these malts below and remember you can purchase any of them but clicking the buy now link next to them. For more details about this distillery, please visit the Lagavulin Distillery page on this website.