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Ardmore 2006 SMWS 66.125

Overall rating
83.58/100
votes
14
Whiskybase ID
WB117617
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
Scattering the ashes
Vintage
06.03.2006
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Refill Ex-Bourbon Hogshead
Casknumber
66.125
Number of bottles
294
Strength
57.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
11 Sep 2018 8:51 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 83.85

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Whisky Reviews for Ardmore 2006 SMWS 66.125

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.58 points

  1. Fight65 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      84 84
      IT: 84
      B: 84
    • Finish
      82 82

  2. Cast Olila scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      84 84

  3. Snerik scored this whisky 83 points Expert Junior

    It's nice and tasty, but it's very 'straight forward', lacking interesting complexity. Also, there's a perfumed "coating" on top of the whole thing, which I'm not fond off.
    • Nose
      Cured meats, smoked ham, cigarr ash, some lime juice, honey, dried figs and furniture polish. Interesting.
    • Taste
      The smoke subsides, and what we get is bitter tobacco and cured ham. And honey, sweetness. It's kind sour, with lemon juice coming through.
    • Finish
      The smoke and cigarr ash finds it's way back! Less honey and citrus.

  4. FernetBranco scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  5. dramspotter did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    SMWS Tasting Notes: A great whack of farmyard, yeast and sourdough starter takes some time to dissipate before subtler notes of wood embers, coal dust and distant peat smoke slowly emerge. We find it clean and slightly salty with scatterings of ash and embrocation. Water uncovers toasted cereals, mineral properties, BBQ char and an empty horse stable. The palate is immediately sprightly with notes of smoked grist, fresh barley, cured meats, Calpol and frying pancetta. Some slightly burning notes and a hint of salted dark chocolate as well. Reduction gave us salted liquorice, cow sheds, olive oil, lapsang souchong, wood ash and a sense of burning pine wood.

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