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Ardbeg Perpetuum

Overall rating
86.76/100
votes
311
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Distillery Release
Bottled
05.03.2015
Number of bottles
12000
Strength
49.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L61198 05/03/2015 15002090
Barcode
5010494924794
Bottled for
Feis Ile 2015
Added on
29 Mar 2015 1:17 pm by RoyalScotsman
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 434,36

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311 × member ratings

1472 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ardbeg Perpetuum

38 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.76 points

  1. GJR scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    No high flyer, the "normal" Ten is better balanced. It's OK, but no more than that. Boring whisky.
    • Nose
      Little careful, is this the Ardbeg Ten? Close to the distillery character. Smoky and peaty. Earth tones and slightly iodine.
    • Taste
      Here too, just right for its turnip, simple peat and earth tones. Just enjoyable drinkable, but also rather boring.
    • Finish
      Pretty short, peat smoke with some bitter tones.

  2. Robinzon25 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Easy, "sour" malt. Not a masterpiece.
    • Nose
      The first nose is Duchess candy, herbal notes. Deeper traditional shades of the distillery (smoke, sleepers, creosote).
    • Taste
      Soft, oily. Spicy spices, smoked fish, salt, citrus fruits and pears.
    • Finish
      Long enough, smoked, pepper, brackish, with hints of mackerel and rye bread. At the end, the tones of oak, honey and spicy spices remain in the mouth for a long time.

  3. markkuyper scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      85 85

  4. feeroff scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    21 + 22 + 22 + 22 = 87 ~ let me get drunk on the train water

  5. JacobaEd scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  6. Albaron scored this whisky 88 points Specialist

    Very reserved and elegant, but still offers a lot of flavors and is a lot of fun. Has so many unusual flavors in it, which are also very interesting in the combination. For me the best special bottling of the last years and offers a counterpoint to the normal range. Would be great if it were the more common, I would also buy quite well.
    • Nose
      Mild, cereals, light smoke, margarine, some honey and vanilla, light citrus and minty notes
    • Taste
      Smoke, a little vanilla, slightly bitter, lots of ash, some cereals, some lime, very fresh
    • Finish
      the smoke is gone quickly, ashes, slightly bitter, but only traces of oak, overall quite short. At the very end, the oak gets stronger.

  7. Archer scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  8. Archer scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Beautiful Ardbeg for the 200th distillery birthday. Not the big hit, but the special kick is missing. But the distillery character is fully there, and the then issue price (70 GBP?) Is absolutely fine.
    • Nose
      At first restrained in the nose, lurking. Acts teen. Lemon smoke, slightly sour. Vanilla works its way forward and mixes with the lemon, intensifying it. Also, the smoke component is now stronger and ashen.
    • Taste
      On the tongue now heavy smoke with cold-cigarette-in-ashtray feeling. Beautiful lemon note, which now, even if one sniffs again in between, has become much more intense in the nose. Lots of salt and dried algae, machine oil and boiling tar. Permanently ashen and dry, puts furry on the tongue.
    • Finish
      Medium long, still with strong smoke, ashen and lemony, some milk chocolate.

  9. boy_genius_ck scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      93 93

  10. boy_genius_ck scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    wonderful…expensive…but still wonderful
    • Nose
      dark fruits, salty sea, smoke, farmy, butter, grass, rich honey, malt, grains
    • Taste
      richly sweet, smoky, wonderful spiciness, chocolate cake, salted nuts, unflavored seaweed, coffee and cream
    • Finish
      long, fruity, dry, citrus, intense spicy smoke, brine, grass, minerals and grains at the back followed by nutty sweet bitterness and long briny coastal breeze

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