Ultimate Beverage Challenge 95 points - The aromatics wonderfully rich and complex offering a perfect marriage of peat smoke with dense malt, roasted nuts, sweet Sherry, orchard fruits, and vanilla. Incredibly rich and viscous offering waves of fruit, malt, smoky peat, and too many supporting (Mar 2012)
A fine drop of Ardbeg bottled at cask strength. A marriage of Ardbeg from bourbon barrel and sherry butt which gives a sweet and smokey finish to this malt. Uigeadail is the loch from which all Ardbeg water flows.
|Ardgeg has been voted the best Whisky in the world; 3 years in a row. And in teh world of Ardbeg, peat is important. For it is this soggy, unassuming matter which gives Ardbeg its famous flavour.
Ardbeg is the PEATUEST and SMOKIEST of all the Islay malts, yet has a fruity floral sweetness and complexity to the spirit. You can get a better flavour of the Ardbeg range here.