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Overall rating
91.08/100
votes
18
Whiskybase ID
WB181048
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Authentic Collection
Vintage
1994
Bottled
2021
Stated Age
26 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Hogshead
Number of bottles
210
Strength
47.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
10 Apr 2021 12:38 pm by Luigisim
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 883.62

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18 × member ratings

44 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ardbeg 1994 CA

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.08 points

  1. rumrunner scored this whisky 93 points Member Junior

    N: smouldering embers, seaside kelp and brine, honeydew melon, sandalwood incense P: vanilla, mellow old oak spice F: peated toffee,1950s malt ice cream, damp charcoal.

  2. ziggy1104 scored this whisky 92 points Newbie

    Was absolutely convincing in our tasting among 7 whiskys with 19 participants.
    A round thing. Nice seasoning.
    Smoke and aromas harmonize perfectly.
    > highly recommended
    The only drawback is the price-performance ratio

  3. STL scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

  4. Luigisim scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  5. 3_243F6 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    So, this was a bit of a disappointment. I feel like the cask was very tired - the whisky is quite simple at all points and falls flat on the palate. Rumrunner's tasting notes are good, so I wont add to that. Despite the lack of cask, there is some old oak, and the peat is very tame, which may not be great given that there's not much going on. Still good, just not amazing.

    I do have more of the sample, so I will have another taste in about a month, and hope I was wrong about this.
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      88 88

  6. Tokyo_Zurich did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    Cadenhead tasting notes:
    Nose: Bonfire embers, cloves, pipe tobacco
    Palate: Candied ginger, butterscotch, slow cooked brisket
    Finish: Strawberry cream, liquorice, Manhattan cocktail

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