Ardbeg Corryvreckan

Overall rating
89.63/100
votes
31
Whiskybase ID
WB45909
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2013
Casktype
Ex-Bourbon & French Oak
Strength
57.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Old Label
Bottle code
L13 145
Barcode
5010494296280
Added on
06 nov 2013 5:53 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 90.70

8 × in wishlist

31 × member ratings

114 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Ardbeg Corryvreckan

5 users have left 5 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 89.63 points.

  1. Ostap scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Unexpectedly delicate in aroma (significantly different from the standard 10 and Uigeadail). Degree organically enhances the taste and aftertaste, adding pressure.
    • Nose
      Delicate, soot, minerality, wine notes, wax, plasticine, sweet pastries, gutalin, main (long cooled and moist), raisins, juicy compote, tart minerality, dust and cardboard, a little acetone, apples and winter pear, a little rubber, bubblegum , walnuts, new leather, shoe sole, tarpaulin, dark chocolate, "Cherry on cognac" candies, peat, milk iris.
    • Taste
      Sour berries, pepper, dessert, slightly sweet gum, smoky-ash, sweet and sour sauce for meat, citrus.
    • Finish
      Smoky, peppery, dry, quite long, tingling, dessert, wax-oak, a little bitterness gives a sediment.

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  3. PunxsutawneyPhil scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Nothing less than spectacular. The seaweed peat (in contrast to the more smokey/ash peat of the newer bottlings) is stunning. It's strong and bold as I expect Corryvreckan to be. Crushed seashells, remains of woody camp fires on a salty beach and a meaty layer of smoke complete the pallet. Absolutely unparalleled. This expression remains one of my favorites.

  4. malt maniacs scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

  5. hs305 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    [August, 2014] Together with friends I emptied a bottle that I bought for 59 Euro in February, 2014.

    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 notes.

  6. Ivynor scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Superb version
    • Nose
      Peat, earth, lemon, oil, brine, green olive and iodine
    • Taste
      fat, unctuous, almost buttery ... Iodized notes, peaty. Lemon and orange zest
    • Finish
      Endless and fat. Smoke, pastilles / candies with medicinal plants, a little orange

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