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Ardbeg 1975 GM

Overall rating
92.96/100
votes
25
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Special Selection
Vintage
26.06.1975
Bottled
13.07.1988
Stated Age
13 years old
Number of bottles
543
Strength
54.2 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Bottled for
Intertrade Import
Market
it Italy
Added on
10 Nov 2011 4:59 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 1240,00

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Whisky Reviews for Ardbeg 1975 GM

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 92.96 points

  1. detachedblue scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    A quick note took at the Old and Rare show 2018. This is the type of old peaters that you should look for.
    • Nose
      Heavy smoke, gasoline, tyres, metallic, almost an old factory. Also some BBQ syrupy noses.
    • Taste
      Very sweet and minty, rather fresh. The peat is prominent and very integrated.
    • Finish
      Medium, drying

  2. jazzpianofingers scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    N: Heavy metallic-old blend vibe, moving then to herbal notes of coriander and basil before further notes of tomato, tamari, chlorine, tar and sweet iodine/brine.
    T: Punchy, bold, ‘0-54.2 in 3 seconds’ arrival before dropping to cruise control thereafter. I focused on mild liquorice and herbal chewing gum with the emphasis on the herbal with its permeating quality
    F: With the palate permeated, it's ooh’s & aah’s from thereon in.
    C: Exactly the kind of whisky you travel to Glasgow for. Blog

    Scores an A[-]

  3. tebond968 scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    Ardbeg 13y 1975/1988, 54.2%, Gordon & MacPhail for Intertrade, sherry wood, 543 bottles . Allez, thirteen-year-old whisky, that's the end ...
    Mmm, for thirteen-year-old whisky this is pretty good. Very fresh and lively scent that immediately brings me to the sea. Silty, iodine, oysters, seaweed and a crowded flat de fruits de mer. Minerals apply (the smell after a summer rain), but of course the expected peat, followed by all sherrytones: blackberries, black currants, chocolate, tobacco, coffee and licorice. Round taste, elegant and yet sharp in a sense. The start is sweet on apple syrup, candy and balsamic. Then it turns to peat and tar, followed by the sherry, which again brings a lot of dark fruit (blackberries). Black forest ham. But it never gets dry, it stays mostly sweet. Oh yes, this is good, I think it's even better on the taste than on the nose. Long finish, with peat and sherry in perfect harmony. Djee, this is cruel delicious whisky again. Imagine that you can still hit that for a reasonable price. 94/100 http://onversneden.com/2011/12/30/en-dan-was-er-nog-die-kersttasting/

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