Ardbeg

Uigeadail

ABV 54.2%
REVIEWED Issue 36
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Specifications
Brand: Ardbeg
Expression: Uigeadail
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: No Age Statement
ABV: 54.2%
Country/Region: Scotland
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Awards
Editor's Choice
Issue 36
Tasting notes
Taster   Michael Jackson
Nose: Intensely smoky. Dry, clean, tangy smoke. Like standing downwind of the barbecue while steaks are char-grilled on the beach.
Palate: Firm, very smooth, then explodes on the tongue.
Finish: Hot. Alcoholic. A shock to the system.
Comment: The elemental opposite of the sophisticated Lord of the Isles.
9.3
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Sweet yet pungently smoky: lime marmalade and peat fires on the beach, malt, cocoa powder, salted herring.
Palate: Rich, concentrated and powerful. Sooty with light tarry/liquorice touches. The lime returns. Great presence but subtle in its own way.
Finish: Long. Biscuity malt.
Comment: Some dram!
8.5
Visit the distillery
Ardbeg Distillery, Port Ellen, Isle of Islay, Islay, Scotland
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