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 it 87,5.
notes state a massive sherry nose with some sulphur. The mouthfeel is hot and biting. The taste is all about dust-dry sherry. The finish is of medum length and gets very bitter. This one clearly is over the edge and should have been bottled many years earlier... The line-up of this tasting was absolutely stunning:
- https://www.whiskybase.com/whisky/764/ardbeg-ten-cask-strengthYes, this was flabbergasting even by the high standards of the early 2000's...