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Ardbeg Airigh Nam Beist

Overall rating
89.45/100
votes
33
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Batch No. 2
Vintage
1990
Bottled
22.11.2007
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Bottle code
L7 326 19.50 4ML
Added on
16 Nov 2010 2:49 am
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 409,22

4 × in wishlist

33 × member ratings

94 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ardbeg Airigh Nam Beist

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.45 points

  1. Ganga scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    Nose:chocolate, rope tar, lemon

    Palate: deep peat, iodine, beach bonfireFinish: bright, bonfire                  
    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      90 90

  2. Ganga scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    This is lovely and bright.  Not as dark as most Ardbegs
    • Nose
      huge!  rich peatiness, melons
    • Taste
      earthy, melons, citrus
    • Finish
      rich

  3. Ganga scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      90 90

  4. erikz scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    Lovely nose with mineral notes, either lemon or unripe lime, phenolic notes, medicinal notes, not much peat really, just really fresh. On the palate this stuff is pretty delicate, that said the peat hits and its very nice. Ashy, Caol Ila like ashy, honey, a bit of apricot or other yellow fruit shines through. In the end some salt hits. Finish is nice and ashy, turns into more traditional Ardbeg peat, salty, medium long and stays on the tongue. Really like it. Too bad its only a sample.

  5. Furtia scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  6. QuarterCentury scored this whisky 94 points Connoisseur

    Airigh Nam Beist 1990 is a delicious vintage bottling from the ongoing
    success story that is Ardbeg. Sadly now discontinued due to exhausted
    stocks, `the Beist` was an extremely popular Ardbeg, with assertive and
    powerful peatiness and a lovely honeyed edge. Oh, and it`s pronounced
    `Arry nam Baysht`.

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