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Overall rating
89.74/100
votes
40
Whiskybase ID
WB90514
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Signatory Vintage (SV)
Bottling serie
Cask Strength Collection
Vintage
25.04.1991
Bottled
26.10.2016
Stated Age
25 years old
Casktype
Refill Sherry Hogshead
Casknumber
2045302
Number of bottles
279
Strength
51.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
40th Anniversary of Kirsch Whisky
Added on
17 Dec 2016 8:58 am by maltaholic
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 734.40

29 × in wishlist

40 × member ratings

51 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ardbeg 1991 SV

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.74 points

  1. checkpointuk scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    http://kaypingers-whiskyblog.de/frontend/fullarticle.php?id=285 Color: sunlight / straw yellow Nose: A peaty lemon nose ! Very maritime with seaweed, seaweed, lots of vanilla, smoky wood, cold ashes and a touch of leather. After prolonged breathing metallic notes are added. Taste: Soft, salty, very "citrusy" and peppered with spicy chilli pepper. Mint, Chinese grass, notes of leather, green lime, vanilla and cardboard Finish: Pretty long and still spicy. Lemon, lime, herbs and vanilla as well as subtle hints of honey, soft cardboard and young wood. With notes of wet coal and ash fading away. 88 points N: 87P / G: 89P / F: 87P

  2. Segens scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    An excellent dram which is a well selected Cask by Kirsch no doubt. A 25 year old Ardbeg also has its price but 700€ come on guys... I do not respect the price within my rate otherwise it would be more like 80 points. A price that would justify the quality and the name would be round about 300€ for me!

    all in all my best Ardbeg so far but I have also not had too many yet.
    • Nose
      sweet smokey nose: Peat, barbecue sauce, bacon & lemon
    • Taste
      perfectly balanced dram which may remind in the mouth for several seconds. The harmony and game between peat and sweetness is excellent 
    • Finish
      A very good smokey/sweet finish

  3. torstenB scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    I like the nose the most
    • Nose
      Nose reminds of older Ardbegs from the 70ies. I get notes of chlorine, swimming pool, grappa, vanilla, lemons
    • Taste
      vanilla, chewing on warm gravel, something between spent bonfire and cold cigar ash
    • Finish
      Remings more of younger Ardbegs - gone relatively quick

  4. Mischi did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Specially selected for the 40th Anniversary of Kirsch Whisky

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