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Ardbeg 1967 Kb

Overall rating
94.45/100
votes
35
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Kingsbury (Kb)
Vintage
08.03.1967
Bottled
06.1996
Stated Age
29 years old
Casktype
Sherry Cask
Casknumber
923
Strength
52.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
20 Jun 2011 9:51 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 76600,00

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98
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98
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Whisky Reviews for Ardbeg 1967 Kb

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 94.45 points

  1. detachedblue scored this whisky 98 points Expert Senior

    This is truly legendary, my personal favorite
    • Nose
      Peat, nuts, celery, well integrated, leather, engine oil, baked apple
    • Taste
      Leather, shoe polish, sherry, mints, cigar, smoke/peat, honey, caramel, red fruits, citrus fruits, liquorice, BBQ sauce, or simply, it got everything!
    • Finish
      Banana, smoke, citrus, black tea, long and nutty

  2. mullos did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    from guest taster Angus MacRaild- whiskyfun.com:

    This one doesn’t really need an introduction does it...? Colour: Dark bronze. Nose: One of the most beautiful marriages of perfect sherry and perfect peat. The kind of aroma that brings to mind root beer syrup, cola cubes, earthen floors and the cleanest of smoke, marzipan, a fatty, saline cured ham and a few smoked, crushed almonds. An ancient, salty, almost crusty palo cortado aroma with further notes of bacon, rancio, ancient balsamic, hessian, damp sack cloth and black olives in brine. With water: becomes almost bruisingly medical and phenolic. Deep, earthy, emphatic and kind of eternal. A rabbit hole of a whisky down which you’ll willingly wander and never emerge.

    Mouth: A.S.T.O.N.I.S.H.I.N.G! This is pure, peated motor oil. Hessian, minerals, the most dense, syrupy and fat kind of peat and sherry combination. Meaty, farmy, darkly fruited, citrus rind, old herbs de Provence, prunes, plum sauce, wood and mulling spices, turmeric, black peppers, sarsaparilla. Did I mention astonishing? With water: soy sauce, treacle, tar, hessian... everything really. We’re kind of long past the anti-maltoporn brigade point here, besides, I don’t think they have a branch in Singapore. There are tannins too, the wood isn’t light, it’s just held in this kind of perfect, ephemeral balance with the mindboggling Ardbeg distillate. Finish: Endless and heartbreakingly superb. Like listening to Maggot Brain while suitably baked with your best friend. Comments: It’s a whisky with a reputation for a reason. And that reason is utterly deserved in my book. SGP: 467 - 96 points.

  3. Prof.Schoof did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This Whisky was sold for 10.005 (yes, 10.005...) € at Whiskyauction in Jan.2017

  4. tebond968 scored this whisky 97 points Expert Senior

    Ardbeg 29y 1967/1996, 52%, Kingsbury, cask 923 . But you can not buy them anywhere, even at auctions. What are we up to now?
    Mmm, I see ... hey, I know what I'm up to. As a calibration point, a glass of Ardbeg 1976/1999 Manager's Choice went round, the second best Ardbeg I ever tasted. This is perhaps just as good on the nose, but on the taste it is ... uh, also maybe just as good. My God, what a dram! Round, full, enormously rich nose on roasted nuts, milk chocolate filled with the best quality praliné, zest of orange (orangettes), high-end honey, balsamic cream, lapsang souchong, smoked coburg, antique wax, wet softwood and so on . Peat? Of course, but as an additional element, underlying. And then taste ... absolutely impressive! Equally rich and full as the nose, powerful and yet elegant. And so terribly complex. Soft peat mixed with the best that a sherry barrel can give a whisky. For the associations at the nose please see, I am going to enjoy ... Long finish, perfectly in line with the rest. I said he might be just as good as the Manager's Choice, but now I'm not so sure anymore, today he comes even more to his right than during the tasting. I think this is just better. Yes, even better. Bon, you can not get this whisky, and if he is ever offered for sale, he will undoubtedly be completely unaffordable, but how happy I have tasted myself. And I think I understand why this whisky has acquired an absolute cult status. That is not only due to its extreme rarity. 97/100 http://onversneden.com/2011/12/30/en-dan-was-er-nog-die-kersttasting/

  5. Sjors scored this whisky 96 points Connoisseur

    Oldstyle Ardbeg.
    • Nose
      Very sweet rich and complex,white chocolate and vanilla,

      fresh fruits like oranges, honey, and some peat and nuts in the background.
    • Taste
      As rich as the nose,again chocolate, more sweet fruits as on the nose, soft peat and sherry tones,roasted meat and nuts some peat. Very powerfull but elegant. Perfect.

        
    • Finish
      Long rich and fruity finish..

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