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Overall rating
91.67/100
votes
20
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Spirit of Scotland
Vintage
1975
Bottled
1997
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
30 Jan 2011 1:48 am

Average value

€ 579,50

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Whisky Reviews for Ardbeg 1975 GM

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.67 points

  1. ASWhisky scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    From the nose to the finish he is very consistent blindly I would have typed Littlemill and gave him 90 points because he is an Ardbeg, he only gets 88 points
    • Nose
      sweet caramel with floral notes, delicate smoke in the background, sweet ripe apricot meat, English roses, spice in the background - nutmeg, clove, cinnamon, rose oil with some frankincense
    • Taste
      cool oily onset, absinthe with plenty of water, then warming on the tongue, it cools quickly on the palate and develops floral and fruity notes in essential oils, a little perfumed, sweet, virtually no smoke, apricot remains on the tongue
    • Finish
      medium dry sweet yellow fruit - apricot, apricot kernels, floral oily,

  2. bakerman scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    light for an Ardbeg, but full of flavours in a great combination :-)
    • Nose
      bandages, medicinal, iodine, liquorice, lemon and oranges, waxy, peat (but not a lot), later chocolate toffee (Stork Riesen)
    • Taste
      iodine, spicy, bandages (never tried them..), early grey tea, sweet
    • Finish
      medicinal and (finally) smoky, bandages again

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