Old Malt Cask

Old Malt Cask

Ardbeg Distillery

1992, Aged 12 Years, Rum Finish, Bottled for Park Avenue Liquor Shop

ABV: 50%

Age: 12 Years Old

Year Bottled: 2004

Style: Single Malt

Country: Scotland

Region: Islay

Bottling: Douglas Laing

Overall
Score

8.4

Tasting Notes

Nose

Cooked fruit, light medicinal notes, fish oil, black olives in brine, dried seaweed. Vanilla.

Palate

Layered flavours. Starts sweet (banana) then Savlon, seaweed, tar-covered pebbles, with perfumed smoke on top. Balanced.

Finish

Tarry. Peat.

Comment

Good balance between heavy phenols and sweet creamy oak. A long, generous, palate filler.

Taster Score
8.3

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