Demand hits Laphroaig 10-year-old supplies
on 10/10/11 at 1:53 pmSpirits
Whisky producers around the world have been struggling to keep up with demand amid a boom in interest in age statement single malts, driven particularly by the US and Asia.
A spokesman for Laphroaig at The Whisky Show in London on Friday (7 October) told the drinks business: “There is a slight shortage of liquid for the 10-year-old and there will be a bit of a shortage of supply for a while.”
The situation with Laphroaig has also been seen with Japanese whisky Yamazaki, which has also seen stocks of its 10-year-old expression all but run dry due to soaring demand.
The Laphroaig representative said the current soaring demand for Laphroaig 10-year-old has its roots in the US.