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Ardbeg Galileo Tasting notes and reviews

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Ardbeg Galileo

Ardbeg Galileo
Brand
Ardbeg
Expression
Galileo
Type
Scotch Whisky ~ Single Malt
Abv
49.00%
Produced at
Ardbeg Distillery
Region
Islay
Availability
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Martine Nouet

80
Nose
Peaty, phenolic. Warm tarmac after a summer shower. Tar lozenges (the French miner's lozenges). In the background, fishing nets. Sweet vanilla notes slowly creeping under the peat. A floral hint. Freesia. Fresh lemon juice.
Palate
Sweet and silky at first. Then the soot makes the texture crisp and dry. Malty sweetness. Lemon posset. Smoked cured fish. Fresh almonds.
Finish
The soot leaves way to creamy yogurt and mint. Salty feel.
Comment
Perfect balance. Hidden complexity.

Rob Allanson

90
Nose
Hello Islay, peat fires, smoked kippers and sooty butter. Warming tyres and smoked meats. But there is a fruit freshness here too, zesty, grilled pineapple and smoked almonds.
Palate
Gentle fruit notes and that zippy zesty aspect hits you at first then the smoke unfurls bringing a slight dryness and earthy quality. Well balanced.
Finish
Smoky and sweet.
Comment
A malt that has gone where no malt has gone before.
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