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Whisky Magazine Issue 121

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Scotch Whisky - Single Malt

Ardbeg 10 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
4 The same phenolic profile as in very young but more disciplined and rounder.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Ardbeg 17 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 Not the most muscular Ardbeg, but still robust.

Ardbeg 1975
Single Malt - Scotland - 58.10%
4 Ardbeg is one of my great favourites, and this is one of the best versions I have tasted recently.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Ardbeg 1976, Distillery Manager's Choice
Single Malt - Scotland - 56.00%
9 Real Ardbeg peatiness and smokiness.

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Ardbeg 1976, Single Cask Committee bottling
Single Malt - Scotland - 51.00%
8 A 'no bones about it' Islay whisky, and a fine example of Ardbeg.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Ardbeg 1977
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
9 Cleaner, more lemony and oily, and less assertive, than the 24 Years Old duty free edition.

Ardbeg 1980 Kildalton
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.60%
7 Where's the peat-smoke? Not very Islay.

Ardbeg 6 Years Old, Committee Bottling
Single Malt - Scotland - 58.90%
8 I like young Islays, but this hyperactive whisky is just too frisky. The flavours need time to meld. Even with those shortcomings, it is an Ardbeg…

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Ardbeg Airigh Nam Beist 1990 16 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 A welcome addition to the range.

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Ardbeg Alligator
Single Malt - Scotland - 51.20%
8 A big islander, well structured and well balanced. Just a dash of water is enough to enhance the flavours.

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Ardbeg Almost There
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.00%
8 This is seamless stuff and despite the smokiness is unshowy. Only 9 Years Old? Great things are on their way.

Ardbeg Ardbog
Single Malt - Scotland - 52.10%
8 Another stunner from Ardbeg.

Ardbeg Blasda 10 Year Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
7 A delicate and rather charming afternoon (or 4am) dram. Will cause a stooshie though!

World Whiskies Awards 2010 - World's Best Single Malt Whisky - Winner

Ardbeg Corryvreckan
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.10%

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Ardbeg Corryvreckan
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.10%
8 Long,stylish and balanced. Highly recommended.

World Whiskies Awards 2013 - World's Best Single Malt Whisky - Winner Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Ardbeg Galileo
Single Malt - Scotland - 49.00%
8 Perfect balance. Hidden complexity.

Ardbeg Lord of the Isles
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
3 The less phenolic of all the Ardbeg tasted in this session. Merging with oak, phenols have developed an enticing and original bouquet.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Ardbeg Lord of the Isles, 25 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Lots of flavour development, complexity and refinement. Very elegant, but where is the clamour of battle?

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Ardbeg Lord of the Isles, 25 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Becomes more complex with age. I admire its style, but hanker for the bravado of the younger Ardbegs.

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Ardbeg Oloroso Finish, Cask 4704
Single Malt - Scotland - 47.20%
8 Nothing too elaborate here. Good honest Islay whisky. Have this with breakfast and you will live forever, or feel that way.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Ardbeg Provenance, 1974, 24 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.60%
9 Rich and creamy, with huge flavour development.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Ardbeg Rennaissance
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.90%
8 Everything here has been reduced to elemental levels. A nice circle completed.

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Ardbeg Supernova
Single Malt - Scotland - 58.90%
8 Has considerable character. Fresh, young but for peat freaks only.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Ardbeg Supernova 2010
Single Malt - Scotland - 60.10%
8 A head-cleaning experience. Not for the fainthearted.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Ardbeg Uigeadail
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.20%
8 The elemental opposite of the sophisticated Lord of the Isles.


 

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