Lagavulin 11 Year Old Nick Offerman Guinness Cask Finish

$234.99
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Size750mL Proof92 (46% ABV)
Nick Offerman, most famous for playing Ron Swanson on the sitcom Parks and Rec, creates a 11YO Lagavulin Single Malt, aged in Guinness casks, to honor his dad for Father's Day 2021.

This product is available in: DC, NY Unfortunately, we can't ship to PO Boxes and APO addresses.

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About Lagavulin 11 Year Old Nick Offerman Guinness Cask Finish

Perhaps most famous for his role as Ron Swanson on NBC's sitcom Parks and Recreation, actor Nick Offerman is one of many Lagavulin enthusiasts in the world and an avid fan of Guinness. This is why he wanted to create a special gift, dedicated to his dad from whom he inherited these passions. For Father's Day 2021, he set on a mission to combine them into the best Father's Day gift and create a new whisky.

After being finished for 4 months in barrels from the Guinness Open Gate Brewery in Baltimore, MD, this unique edition of 11-year-old Lagavulin Single Malt Scotch boasts a palate full of chocolate, vanilla, and chili-pepper flavors as well as a golden-brown hue. Bottled at 92 proof, this is the perfect gift to offer your dad for Father’s Day.

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About Lagavulin

Situated on the banks of Lagavulin Bay on the island of Islay, Lagavulin Distillery is one of the oldest distilleries in Scotland. Distilling took place on the banks of Lagavulin Bay as early as 1742, and by the turn of the century, there were as many as ten illicit stills operating in the area. In 1816, John Johnson founded the first legal distillery on the site, and within a year Archibald Campbell had opened a second. After Johnson's death, Alexander Graham acquired Johnston's distillery for £1,100 and eventually united the two distilleries together under the Lagavulin name. Since that time, the rich, peaty water that runs down the brown burn and through the Solan Lochs into the hills just next to Lagavulin Bay has served as the lifeblood of the distillery.

Lagavulin is known as one of the most intense, smoky single malt whiskies ever made — the peated barley used to create Lagavulin Single Malt has up to twenty times as much exposure to peat smoke as compared to typical Scotches. Once the grains used to craft Lagavulin Whisky have been harvested and malted, they are dried over a peat and gas fire calibrated specifically to produce Lagavulin's signature, bold flavor profile. Then, the grains are milled and mashed before being fermented for approximately 72 hours. Following fermentation, the whisky is distilled twice — first through a wash still for approximately five hours and then again through a spirit distill for approximately nine hours. This is the slowest distillation process of any Islay distillery, giving Lagavulin its characteristic round flavors and mellow edges.

About Scotch

Scotch is the most popular whisky in the world and is considered the king of them all! There are five whisky regions in Scotland (six if you count the not officially recognized Islands), and each of them produces spirits with unique properties and distinct tasting notes. (The type of grain used determents the type of the scotch.)


Malt whisky is made of malted barley, and grain whisky uses other grains like corn or wheat. Most of the time, a whisky is blended from different distilleries hence the name blended scotch, but if a malt whisky is produced in a single distillery, we get something extraordinary called a single malt.


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Golden-brown hue. Complex and rich nose with traces of chocolate and vanilla that develop further on the palate where flavors of chili-pepper join and linger on the finish.
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