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Whisky: Ardbeg Renaissance
Age: 10 years
Type: Single malt
Distilled: 1998
Bottled: 2008
Strength: 55.9%
Distillery: Ardbeg Distillery
Country: Scotland: Islay
Date: 12-06-2010
Nose: Smooth, peaty, buttery, wood, some citrus, faintly some sherry.
Flavour: Peaty, peppery, salty, strong wood, apricot, a liitle smoke, a little citrus, complex.
Body: Fat, dry, powerful. Strong finish.
Comments: It's got enough power to blow you away. It still has a few boorish parts which make me all the more anxious for the years to come.
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