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Overall rating
87.00/100
votes
5
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
09.05.2002
Stated Age
10 years old
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L2 129 4ML
Added on
02 Mar 2014 12:51 pm by 404fred
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 100,00

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5 × member ratings

16 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ardbeg Ten

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.00 points

  1. hs305 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    [November, 2002]  I had this dram during an Ardbeg rarities tasting in Bonn.

    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 this 87,5.  My notes state a pale blonde colour and big legs as well as big tears (oily texture at the glass).  The nose offers just minor peaty notes but surprisingly banana and lemon aromas and some vanilla.  The mouthfeel is pleasant and tongue-coating.  The taste again shows just minor peaty flavours (for an Ardbeg).  The finish is well-balanced and of medium length.  A delicious dram...

  2. checkpointuk scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    http://kaypingers-whiskyblog.de/frontend/fullarticle.php?id=212
    Color: white wine
    Nose: lemons and limes, provided with maritime flavors. In addition peaty malt, cereals and hints of vanilla and a handful of honey. In the background discreetly some leather (football).
    Taste: Sweet, creamy lemon with lots of honey, peat, smoky malt, green apple, hops, anchovies and a celery note. Cayenne pepper and white peppercorns whirl up the mouthfeel before hints of dry herbs herald the departure.
    Finish: Medium long - with lots of peppery spiciness, lemon extract, leather, very soft wood and a concentrated load of peat.
    Comment: Great, fat taste!
    88 points (nose: 87 / taste: 89 / finish: 87)

  3. squaadgras scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      87 87

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