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Ardbeg
Whisky: Ardbeg Airigh Nam Beist 1990
Age: 16 years
Type: Single malt
   
Bottled: 1990
Strength: 43%
   
Distillery: Ardbeg Distillery
Country: Scotland: Islay
   
 
Date: 26-03-2011
Nose: Some peat, sour apple, sugarfruit.
Flavour: Salty, some peat, sweaty, malty, some nuts, a little charcoal, lemonade sweetness, mandarins.
Body: Thin oily, calm.
Comments: Not special, but a good ardbeg always makes me smile.
Rating: ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ---- ---- (8)
   
Date: 22-12-2007
Nose: Gentle, smooth, peat, some saesalt, fresh, creamy, wood, fruity.
Flavour: Peat, salt, smoky, buttery/creamy, a little pepper, wood, sweet.
Body: Fatty, smooth, very well balanced. Elegant finish.
Comments: A gentle and elegant addition to the Ardbeg range.
Rating: ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ +--- ---- (8.25)
   
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