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Ardbeg 1975

Overall rating
93.74/100
votes
25
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Vintage
26.12.1975
Bottled
26.03.2002
Calculated age
26 years old
Casktype
Sherry hogshead
Casknumber
4701
Number of bottles
252
Strength
46.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Clan des Grands Malts
Market
fr France
Added on
13 Jan 2008 2:00 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 3179.25

16 × in wishlist

25 × member ratings

29 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ardbeg 1975

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 93.74 points

  1. hs305 scored this whisky 95 points Connoisseur

    [November, 2002]  I had this dram during an Ardbeg rarities tasting in Bonn.

    In my old rating system (ten scales that translate into WB points: 50 - 66 - 75 - 80 - 82,5 - 85 - 87,5 - 90 - 92,5 - 95) I scored this 95. My notes state a dark amber colour and neither legs nor tears (oily texture at the glass).  The nose is very complex with some lacquer OBF and charcoal aromas.  The mouthfeel is warming and chewy.  The body is rich, mellow and very well balanced with beautiful peaty flavours.  The finish is long and warming.

    By the way, we drank bottle no. 83 of 252.

  2. Allandale scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    Mid-afternoon in the patisserie .
    • Nose
      iced buns. Spiced buns. Malt loaf.
    • Taste
      Ginger cake. Yorkshire  Parking . Treacle  toffee.
    • Finish
      Shredded root ginger. Bitter chocolate.  Body: Fondant.

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