Ardbeg 17 Year Old 1994 - Mission

  • Distillery: Ardbeg
  • Distilled:
    1994
  • Bottler:
    Murray McDavid
  • Bottled:
    2011
  • Age:
    17
  • ABV:
    56,5%

Bourbon cask matured, edition of 306 bottles.

Average rating:
90

Member ratings:

Member Review Rating
Povilas

Aroma:  sweet and fresh. White pepper, peat, smoked ham and pig skin. Some brine and coal notes. With water - more fruits and pepper. Really tasty. Powerfull and fresh. Palate: peat, leather, citrus fruits, zesty. Salt ant traces of flowers. No oak. Finish: salty, smoky, long and warm with notes of smoky and lemon. Nice. Comments: robust one. But really fresh. Sweet at the beginning, later comes more and more salty. I have rare occasions to get indie Ardbeg and I don't know if I am big fan of this distillery, but this malt is just fine.

90
 

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