Ardbeg Lord Of The Isles

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
25 years old
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
L6 151 05:48 4ML
Added on
09 sep 2011 11:53 am

Average value

€ 2204.97

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Whisky reviews for Ardbeg Lord Of The Isles

12 users have left 13 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 91.98 points.

  1. ASWhisky scored this whisky 94 points Connoisseur

    perfect whisky for lovers
    harmonic game with many notes
    relaxed, relaxed whisky that knows how good it is
    that makes him irresistible
    great understatement
    that looks very appealing
    authentic and convincing
    • Nose
      93 93
      warm wild meadow, boggy pool, crushed ripe cherry
      Rummelmarkt: fragrances of liquorice, anise, some caramel, freshly baked donut, Turkish honey, a little fish roll
      no Ardbegmemoryflash, but still awesome
    • Taste
      93 93
      Vanilla cherries,
      soft warming fire, cherry stones, more beautiful
      soft smoke with peat flavor, all that
      You have just smelled your mouth
    • Finish
      93 93
      soft smoke
      crushed cherries
      warm peat
      long remains extinct peat fire
      again liquid sweetness
      a touch of cherries
      Salt liquorice and a smile on your lips;)

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  3. The_whiskydiver scored this whisky 99 points Newbie

    N 99
    P 99
    F 99

    Almost perfection!
    Would have been perfection with a little longer finish

  4. michik81 scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      92 92

  5. JohnyMac81 scored this whisky 94 points Member Junior

  6. eselsim scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    A as in Ardbeg

    Generally speaking it is a very nice dram indeed, complex spite the fact that it's only 46% abv.
    • Nose
      92 92
      Blender`s Glass

      Varnish, soot, cotton, not that smoky as you would expect, very very floral, some asian spices, new wood, very vibrant scent, some sherry nuances.

      After 20 minutes of time, spent matches, fireworks, delicate hint of dry milk, subtle smoke and vanilla beans. Caramel and toffee, smoked ofc, more minerality.
    • Taste
      93 93
      Initial thought - the bomb in a mouth, what a mouthfeel that is! tar, sweetness, it's like chewing on ruberoid roofing during hot summer day, dates, burnt rubber, old wet leather, milk, menthol?
    • Finish
      93 93
      Long and soothing finish, full of walnuts, tar is present, tobacco leaves and ash, salted caramel in the very very end.

  7. Vmarcinv scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    Nose- warm smoke, sherry, sea salt, a lot of ripe fruit, minerally,
    Taste - a combination of the sea aromas with hot ham from the fire, a lot of ripe, even overripe fruit, there is a hospital notes, I would not say that it is only 46%, it is rich and complex.
    Finish - long, warm ash, sea, dried plum, with a citrus break, coffee and slightly salty caramel appear.

    93/94 for me the most, I would try CS!

  8. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Medicinal maritime zesty, liquorice, banana, fruity and peaty, very good

  9. pere scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Smoke, toffee, sherry, salt, very focused.
    • Taste
      Drier smoke, ash, wood, menthol, spicy, a bit of sherry sweetness.
    • Finish
      Peat, smoke, a bit of sweetness, salt, menthol.

  10. DannyDram scored this whisky 95 points Connoisseur

    Impressive Lord of Isles, very exciting and with a lot of depth, everything very well integrated.
    • Nose
      96 96
      Fine citric smoke, dried transformer lacquer interwoven with nutmeg, gentle cold peat smoke, maritime, iodine, melon oil. Very refined, well balanced with a clear gradation of depth and very high intensity.
    • Taste
      95 95
      Citrus, fine smoke, maritime, iodine, candy, delicate chocolate. Pronounced aroma pressure with full body and perfect texture.
    • Finish
      95 95
      Fine smoke, citrus, malty, somewhat peppery. Slightly sweet, somewhat salty, good gradation and a long finish.

  11. dram-drinker scored this whisky 94 points Photo Moderator

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      94 94
    • Finish
      94 94

  12. dram-drinker scored this whisky 94 points Photo Moderator

    A rather smooth expression of an Ardbeg and very balanced and thus very enjoyable. Very good!
    • Nose
      Soft peat and smoke, citrus notes, bananas, toasted bread, little vanilla
    • Taste
      Punchy but also smooth and liquorice, subtle sweetness, rather soft peat and smoke for a typical Ardbeg, little fruitiness
    • Finish
      Medium long, soft, very little zesty

  13. markkerr02 scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    Test 083: Ardbeg with Michael Heads - 080917
    The whisky tested: Glass 1 Ardbeg Blasda, 40%; 559: - kr 1 point Glass 2 Ardbeg Ten (L7) - "Old" Ten, 46%; 459: - kr 2 points Glass 3 Ardbeg Ten Mòr - "new" Ten, 46%; 3533: - kr for 450 cl 0 points Glass 4 Ardbeg Airigh Nam Beist 1990/2006, 46%; 599: - kr 18 points Glass 5 Ardbeg Lord of the Isles (L6 = 2006), 46%; 1590: - kr 52 points Glass 6 Ardbeg 1974/2005 cask 2741, 51.9%; 4385: - kr 10 points Glass 7 Ardbeg fat sample 10Y cask 190/1998, 55.2% 2 points Testimonials Per Eriksson Ardbeg Lord of the Isles (L6 = 2006), 46%; 1590: - kr Scent: Smoke, age, oak, chocolate, some sweetness, fruit, very good Taste: Fruit, berries, chocolate, sweetness, vanilla, light smoke, a little bit salted, complex Aftertaste: Long, chocolate, fruit oak, smoke, berry, christmas Score: 93 Testimonials Bernt Sjödin Ardbeg Lord of the Isles (L6 = 2006), 46%; 1590: - kr Color: Dark gold Scent: Very dried fruits, some smokers, fattones Taste: Fill with dried fruits, fattons, some smokers, big, sweet sweetness Aftertaste: Long with a lot of flavor, dried fruit, complex Score: 94

  14. Furtia scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86


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