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Overall rating
86.00/100
votes
3
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
82 Chapters to Newcastle (82NC)
Bottling serie
Chapter 04.03
Vintage
13.10.2009
Bottled
24.06.2020
Calculated age
10 years old
Casktype
Islay-Cask Finish
Number of bottles
45
Strength
60.7 % Vol.
Size
500 ml
Added on
20 Jul 2020 1:29 pm by Noface83
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 59.90

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Whisky Reviews for Ardmore 2009 82NC

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.00 points

  1. Noface83 scored this whisky 83 points Specialist

    Classic Islay-Cask Ardmore (there have been a few in recent years) - tasty, simple and playful. Playing with water and dealing with it is worthwhile. However, the eye-opening effect and a unique selling point are missing - but the weakest of the three series is good.
    • Nose
      85 85
      Clear smoke but not overwhelming, lots of vanilla and caraway, a little anise and also clearly alcohol, slightly earthy Ardmore character and malt sweetness, only a little bit of fruit - a mixture of mirabelle and lemon. Fresh, strong, spicy but also very sweet. very weird mix - but fun. Water hardly changes anything here.
    • Taste
      82 82
      As expected, very strong, warm earthy smoke, malt sweetness, a little lemon, damn spicy with black pepper and some caraway. But still looks a bit young and alcoholic. Real fireworks - let's see if water can tickle more. Jo water helps - becomes sweeter, creamier and more caramel.
    • Finish
      83 83
      The finish is short to medium. Now, in addition to the malt sweetness and the heavy pepper, salt caramel and some wood. Simple and really tasty. Quite dry even to the rear. Makes you want to drink more ^^ Water makes the one on the Gaumer sweeter but more peppery in the finish - really strange.

  2. Noface83 scored this whisky 83 points Specialist

    This bottle was only available in the "Cask Journey Set" together with Chapter 04.01 (WB-ID: 162322), which is also available individually, and Chapter 04.02 (WB-ID: 162324), which is also only available as a set, for a set price of EUR 179.00

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