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Ardbeg 1974

Overall rating
93.61/100
votes
25
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Vintage
04.10.1974
Bottled
25.09.2006
Calculated age
31 years old
Casktype
Bourbon cask
Casknumber
4547
Number of bottles
133
Strength
48.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Market
se Sweden
Added on
13 Jan 2008 2:00 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 3.448,28

8 × in wishlist

25 × member ratings

33 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ardbeg 1974

1 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 93.61 points

  1. Snerik scored this whisky 91 points Expert Junior

    Don’t really know how to approach a whisky like this or judge it. Given Ardbegs current marketplace context and the fact that this whisky is 15 years older than me, I can’t help but placing this in a slightly favourable context. 
    • Nose
      Well, what can one say? Notes of wood smoke, wet forest, honey, dried peaches, wet rocks, bacon. It’s just extremely elegant and layered with all these aromas. 
    • Taste
      Honey again, and peat (of course). Nice, elegant and woody, but in a very weird and pleasant way. 
    • Finish
      Well, long, balanced and elegant. Utterly amazing!

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