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Ardmore 2011 BD

Overall rating
85.61/100
votes
34
Whiskybase ID
WB126487
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Best Dram (BD)
Vintage
06.2011
Bottled
01.2019
Stated Age
07 years old
Casktype
1st Fill PX Sherry Cask
Casknumber
803385
Number of bottles
247
Strength
57.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
21 Feb 2019 11:21 am by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 64.75

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Whisky Reviews for Ardmore 2011 BD

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.61 points

  1. gustav tahl scored this whisky 90 points Member Senior

    A nicely priced cask strength dram with lots of peat and sherry
    • Nose
      Farm boys ice cream, peat and a slight sulfur smell
    • Taste
      Dried fruit, oily, ripe forest fruits, anise
    • Finish
      Long warm finish

  2. Bam scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Downplayed dram who has some very unusual notes to offer. But he can not completely hide his youth in the finish.
    • Nose
      Smoky, salty and sweet. Smoked BBQ sauce, salted peanuts, smoked paprika powder. Slowly becomes fruity, cranberries, currants, raspberries, and a strong hint of vanilla.
    • Taste
      Strong onset, oily mouthfeel. Strong berry sweets, redcurrant and strawberry jam, raspberries with vanilla sugar. Also the BBQ sauce is there. The oak shows over dark caramel, and zarbittere mint chocolate.
    • Finish
      Medium length finish. Clearly metallic note, which also has something of raspberries. Still the mint chocolate, and some espresso.

  3. grinface scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Want to shock a PX-fan or surprise a smoke head? Well this Ardmore won't disappoint. The PX is well under control by a overwhelming smoke. From dry wood-smoke to methyl tobacco and lots more. Smoke, smoke, smoke. Very interesting to explore! Full review (in German): https://keinehalbendrinks.de/2019/08/29/viel-rauch-um/

  4. leeho scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

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

  5. John87 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

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

  6. swk27844 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    Nice combination between the salty, spicy from the highlands and the sweet from the PX. Alcohol is well integrated. Very tasty.

  7. ezioaudit scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

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