The Whiskies of Islay — Ardbeg
Ardbeg Corryvreckan 57.1%
Ardbeg Corryvreckan is one of two constantly available Ardbegs bottled at high strength. It is made up of a combination of Ardbeg matured in standard Ex Bourbon casks and in French oak casks. This maturation gives the Corryvreckan great balance of sweetness and spiciness backed up by a huge punch of drying, ashy smoke.
Ardbeg 10 years old 46%
Legendary to those who have come to crave Scotland's big peat-flavoured drams, Ardbeg achieves a balance between surging smoke and peat, with notes of fresh tar, medicinal carbolic soap, wood smoke and a distant coastal element. The palate has a surprising sweetness and an oilyness that is offset by a fruity, citrus hint. One of our most popular...
Ardbeg 'An Oa' 46.6%
Ardbeg 'An Oa' is the latest release from the iconic Ardbeg distillery on Islay, named after the southern point of the island known as the Mull of Oa (pronounced 'oh'). A creation of three different cask types that are married in a new 'gathering' vat which allows these flavours to mellow and mingle. The aroma is classic Ardbeg - sooty, ashy pea...
Ardbeg 'Drum' 46%
Happy Ardbeg Day 2019! The latest annual release from the Ardbeg distillery is now available to coincide with the celebrations currently taking place on Islay. Originally matured in ex-bourbon casks, its final resting period was in rum casks from the Americas. Fragrant with pine resin and seaspray aromas, the classic Ardbeg peaty note comes thro...
Ardbeg 'Traigh Bhan' 19 years old 46.2%
For the first time in 20 years, the Ardbeg distillery on Islay has released a new age statement whisky, Traigh Bhan (pronounced tri van) which is matured for 19 years in ex-bourbon and ex-Oloroso sherry casks. The tasting notes from Mickey Heads and Dr. Bill Lumsden describe a wonderfully complex dram, with notes of smoky pineapple, pine resin, ...