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Overall rating
86.37/100
votes
101
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2009
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Barrel
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
04 Oct 2011 6:16 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 59.28

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427 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ardbeg Ten

12 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.37 points

  1. pdby scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    Assertive, bright, with the aroma of industrial chemistry, gouache, phenol, rotten grass and peat, tobacco, bananas and an extinct fire, the taste is mineral-brackish with notes of burnt herbs, banana pudding, smoked meat and hot pepper, smoke dominates the finish, and sweetness bacon with bananas.
    What can you write as a result about one of the most top-end basic smoke stacks on the market? Very good, excellent balance, good value for money.

    RATING: 88pts - [n23, t21, f22, b22] → | 86-89: Remarkable |

  2. daverdaz scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Nice Ardbeg! Fresh and with citrus on the nose ......

  3. GJR scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    L9 291 version.
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  4. Daan Tje scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

  5. markkerr02 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    http://smad.se/provningar/Provning%2097%20%C3%85rsm%C3%B6te%20med%20Ardbeg.html Test 097: Annual meeting with Ardbeg - 100130
    The whisky tested: Glass 1 Ardbeg 17YO, 40% 28 points
    Glass 2 Big Peat, 46%; Douglas Laing 8 points
    Glass 3 Ardbeg Ten, 46% 25 points
    Glass 4 Ardbeg1998 cask 2437, 53.9% (fat sample) 101 points
    Glass 5 Ardbeg Uigeadail, 54.2% 173 points
    Glass 6 Ardbeg Still Young 1998/2006, 56.2% 42 points
    Glass 7 Ardbeg Corryvreckan, 57.1% 119 points
    Glass 8 Ardbeg Supernova Stellar Release, 58.9% 49 points Testimonials Per Eriksson Ardbeg Ten, 46%
    Scent: Smoke, young, slightly spicy, salted, little chocolate
    Taste: Smoked, spices, salted, pepprig
    Aftertaste: Smoked, salted, pepprig
    Score: 85 Testimonials Bernt Sjödin Ardbeg Ten, 46%
    Color: Gold, white wine
    Scent: Smoky, dry-dried
    Taste: Smoky, fatty, plum - apple, some fruity
    Aftertaste: Long with smoke, fruit and some vanilla
    Score: 91

  6. mrbugsb scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

  7. whiskyroma scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  8. whiskyroma scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    C: Straw yellow.

    N: A lot of “delicate stuffs” like peat, dried seaweeds, brackish, coal, burned tire, then dried fruits, apple peel, lime, then smoked fish, green wood and then again a peat smell, dried fruits and almonds.

    P: Dried saeweeds, salt, ash, and peat with the addiction of tobacco and dried fruits that put to the test the strongest palates, yellow fruits, mellow apple, kiwi, and then again peat and smoked fish, maybe a bit mineral.

    F: Long and persistent is the final, salty mouth then tobacco, peat, ashes, smoked fish and liquorice.

     

    We really appreciated that, not too pungent and intrusive as into the NAS Ardbeg               ( annual release ) and the sensory mixture is rude and fascinating at the same time.

    88,5/100

  9. McCool scored this whisky 90 points Member Junior

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      91 91

  10. Peatpilgrim scored this whisky 91 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      95 95
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      95 95

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