Ardbeg Corryvreckan

Overall rating
87.31/100
votes
21
Whiskybase ID
WB176142
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
19.10.2020
Casktype
Bourbon & New French Oak
Strength
57.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L2402224
Barcode
5010494296280
Added on
06 feb 2021 11:01 am by Dex
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 92.95

3 × in wishlist

21 × member ratings

73 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Ardbeg Corryvreckan

6 users have left 6 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 87.31 points.

  1. Drum scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    I like him! It has decent smoke, is rough and wild without being uncomfortable. Nice Ardbeg if you fancy a rough culinary climate.
    • Nose
      A strong smoky note can be perceived as soon as you pour it. Cold ash and the smell of a cold forge forge combined with burnt steel mixed with citrus, large flowers and rubber. The smoke is also reminiscent of smoked goods, like smoked fish... interesting!
    • Taste
      Yes, the nose continues, it is wild and stormy. Rough and greasy, with pepper and chicory.
    • Finish
      Smoky and ash with a hint of chlorine, it stays long and oily. It's nice and warm, with aromas of smoked ham and a cold hearth.

  2. bankimate scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      81 81

  3. TheRidgeBack scored this whisky 82 points Member Senior

    A nice smoky, spicy dram. With a few drops of water, the aroma becomes sweeter and more vanilla. But it retains its enormous flavor. Proudly bears the name Corryvreckan.
    • Nose
      80 80
      Smoky powerful
      Vanilla light
      Sweetness easy
      Medically easy
    • Taste
      83 83
      Smoky
      Sweet
      The wort builds up powerfully. Pepper.
      Alcohol well integrated, but easily noticeable. Loses itself with a few drops of water.
    • Finish
      83 83
      Smoke present in the mouth
      Mild woody oak
      Dry easily
      Smoked mackerel lightly
      Long

  4. MaroFF scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    I didn't think this Ardbeg would be such a smoky monster. The smell was a smaller "hell jackal" than I expected, but the remaining "trinity" is something you want to come back to. Amazingly, the alcohol is very well hidden and practically imperceptible to me.
    And what a little water did with this drink ... a real "frenzy of heavenly bodies". A delicate fragrance, in which notes of raisins are visible, still surrounded by strong smoke. The taste is already a storm of vanilla sweetness and smoked plum, bitterness goes to the background ... The finish still shows a light and pleasant peppery, with a very biting tongue at the end ... Small thing, happy (for adding a drop of water +2 points) ????
    • Nose
      87 87
      very strong, clear, peat, earth, sea salt, resinous, slightly vanilla
    • Taste
      90 90
      quite peppery, smoky, bitter, young oak
    • Finish
      90 90
      long, smoky, burnt gum, iodine, at the end strongly warming with a slight aftertaste of vanilla

  5. Danlow scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    I like the Uigeadail a little better, but you still have to try this one because it depends on your personal taste.
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  6. Fight65 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      86 86
      IT: 86
      B: 87
    • Finish
      87 87

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