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Ardbeg
Whisky: Ardbeg 1998-2009
Serie: Chieftain's Choice
Age: 11 years
Type: Single malt
   
Distilled: 06-1998
Bottled: 10-2009
Cask Type: Hogshead
Cask #: 1770+1774
Bottles: 1471
Strength: 46%
   
Distillery: Ardbeg Distillery
Bottler: Ian Macleod
Country: Scotland: Islay
   
 
Date: 12-06-2010
Nose: Peaty and medicinal like a typical Ardbeg. A little faint.
Flavour: Peaty, slightly medicinal, slightly bitter, buttery. Has a slightly rancid finish.
Body: Oily, slightly dry, stimulating on the tongue.
Comments: I didn't know it was possible, but here we have a sick and grumpy Ardbeg!
Rating: ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++-- ---- ---- ---- (6.5)
   
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