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Ardbeg Ten

Overall rating
86.56/100
votes
56
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
New design
Bottled
2009
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Barrel
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
1000 ml
Bottle code
L9
Barcode
5010494195125
Added on
03 Apr 2010 2:21 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 70,00

4 × in wishlist

56 × member ratings

127 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ardbeg Ten

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.56 points

  1. Love street scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    This is a strange one, compared to the consistency of the beautifully engineered tens of today, I think we are dealing with a slightly different creature. Initially I was slightly disappointed however with a little time things improved. No longer did I crave that slightly sharp bourbon edge, the creamier arrival and development was just as good. Do I mean good or different, don’t know, ask me in a couple of months. Anyway I salute the whisky engineers of Ardbeg or do I mean LVMH you are masters of your craft. 2009 or 2019 this is fantastic ten year old

  2. Subderfuge scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      83 83

  3. tebond968 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Ardbeg 10y, 46%, OB 2009
    Nose on peat, some fruit (grape juice, pears) and medicinal tests. A bit of salt also. Pepper. Earth. Asparagus??? Mmm, not bad but not very complex. The fruit that I had disappears quite quickly. The peat, the medicinal and the earth remain. The peat also dominates the sole, which is accompanied by some sweet (vanilla) and a little bit of fruit (citrus). Some herbs to the end. Pretty assig on the duration. Roughly rough. Long, smoky aftertaste with some citrus here too. Not bad, not great, a bit better than the previous batches that I tasted. 83/100 http://onversneden.com/2010/10/21/twee-ileach/

  4. Furtia scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      81 81

  5. PierreDH did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    • Nose
      Lemon, iodine, spray, glue, malt, tourbeeeeee :)
    • Taste
      Smoke, round, fondue
    • Finish
      Intense, dark chocolate, dry wood, peat. Ashes.

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