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Overall rating
86.46/100
votes
127
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2010
Stated Age
10 years old
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
New Label
Bottle code
L10
Added on
01 Jun 2011 6:14 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 89,90

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127 × member ratings

308 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ardbeg Ten

21 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.46 points

  1. schengel10 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    The Ardbeg TEN - the classic of this Islay Distillery; timeless good! An intense, complex, good Islay malt;
    [Color] bright white wine;
    • Nose
      like phenolic cold smoke, vanilla, sweetness, light spiciness;
    • Taste
      strong onset, first sweet, then spicy (oak, ginger), mouth-filling; above all lies cold smoke, impetuous, complex;
    • Finish
      long, smoky, maritime finish; getting dry;

  2. hs305 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    [November, 2010]  I had this during a community tasting near Bonn.

    In my old rating system (ten scales that translate into WB points: 50 - 66 - 75 - 80 - 82,5 - 85 - 87,5 - 90 - 92,5 - 95) I scored it 87,5.  I took no further notes (I knew this stuff...)

  3. PunxsutawneyPhil scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Great standard Ardbeg. Heavy, strong, peaty, smokey, but fresh.
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  4. Toschi did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    • Nose
      first slightly sweet notes, then strong smoke (phenolic) with citrus notes, Salmiakpastillen, sea spray
    • Taste
      short sweetness, which is quickly replaced by the strong, spicy onset, very salty, cereal notes, hay, the Salmiakpastillen from the Nosing also show up here discreetly
    • Finish
      long finish, warming. a slightly salty tingling on the palate remains, slight bitterness, the smoke sounds

  5. JacobaEd scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      88 88

  6. Ikkakumon scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    A whisky of reference.
    • Nose
      Lemon, smoke, peat, iodine, sea salt
    • Taste
      Sweet and spicy, medicinal, peat smoke, some citrus.
    • Finish
      Very long and peppery, maritime, ham, smoked, charcoal.

  7. checkpointuk scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    http://www.weinkenner.de/2012/ardbeg-10y-old-ein-islay-single-malt-im-wandel-der-zeit-21275/ Color: gold
    Nose: A sweet peat-tar-iodine combination with juicy citrus fruit, other medicinal phenols, spicy and salty, in the background still chocolate nuances.
    Taste: Salty, strong tar and peat notes, cold tobacco smoke, then lemon and vanilla
    Finish: very long, smoky and dry, strong peat, sweet malt, maritime flavors (salt water, seaweed)
    Review: A very successful and well-balanced single malt from Ardbeg. However, only conditionally recommended for the entry into the big, wide world of whiskys. 87 points

  8. Furtia scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      83 83

  9. granella2003 scored this whisky 98 points Connoisseur

    http://www.drankgigant.nl/sterke-drank/whisky/ardbeg-10-year.html
    • Nose
      Intense smoky, fruity aromas with a clear presence of barley, lemon, lime and dark chocolate which overflow into scents of smoked fish, crispy bacon with baked pineapple and pear juice. Complex but beautifully balanced!
    • Taste
      A taste explosion of barley and malt with lime and lemon in the lead role that complemented by including cinnamon, banana and blueberries. Subtle transition to a more warm and smoky taste of roasted marshmallows, licorice and tar. Truly a delight for the senses.
    • Finish
      Very long and smoky aftertaste of tar, anise, toasted almonds and hints of soft barley and toffee

  10. granella2003 scored this whisky 98 points Connoisseur

    Praised among fans and notoriety in the competition, Ardbeg 10 Year is a classic in the making that has conquered many hearts worldwide. A taste explosion surrounded by enchanting aromas that your senses take you on an adventurous journey as you`ve never experienced before. A whisky that every fan should have once tasted!

    http://www.drankgigant.nl/sterke-drank/whisky/ardbeg-10-year.html

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