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Whisky Index : Scotch Whisky - Single Malt

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Issue 140 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 140

A journey round Islay, visits to Maker's Mark and Penderyn, and the conclusion to our trip down the Rockies

 

Scotch Whisky - Single Malt

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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.

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Ardbeg Auriverdes
Single Malt - Scotland - 49.90%
8 Some people make peaty whisky, others try to. On this offering, these guys are the former, not the latter.

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%

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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 Kildalton
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 If only the palate had the intensity of the nose and the finish, which is when it sprang to life!

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.

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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.

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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.

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

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Ardbeg Supernova Committee Release
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.00%
8 A big boy bruiser with a tender heart.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

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

Ardbeg Very Young
Single Malt - Scotland - 58.30%
4 great interplay of sweet and dry flavours. More phenolic at start, smoke is more integrated than in Bowmore or Caol Ila.

Ardmore Triple Wood
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 A very drinkable peated Highlander. Good to see Ardmore's unique take on peated whiskies is gaining a much greater exposure.

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Auchentoshan 10 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 Very expressive when young – as might be expected from a classic Lowlander.

Auchentoshan 10 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
7 At 10 years, Auchentoshan makes an expressive, eloquent claim to being the classic Lowlander.

Auchentoshan 10 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
7 Lots of American Oak, and a super clean character. Nowt wrong, but not quite enough right.

Auchentoshan 11 Years Old 1999 Bordeaux Cask
Single Malt - Scotland - 58.00%
8 An interesting and invigorating autumn dram which needs water to cut the edges.


 

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