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Ardmore 2008 Cl

Overall rating
86.12/100
votes
19
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Claxton's (Cl)
Bottling serie
Charity Bottling
Vintage
23.12.2008
Bottled
2017
Stated Age
08 years old
Casktype
ex-Laphroaig Cask
Casknumber
709242
Number of bottles
299
Strength
55.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Children's Heart Surgery Fund
Market
gb United Kingdom
Added on
20 Jan 2017 11:38 am by Falk Malt
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 77,06

5 × in wishlist

19 × member ratings

Level Username Rating
Connoisseur Daan Tje
89
Specialist Amsterdam
88
Connoisseur Dre73
88
Expert Senior rb854
88
Expert Senior lrb85
88
Expert Senior whiskytornado
88
Expert Senior Blo
87
Connoisseur JacobaEd
87
Connoisseur Erik Elixer
87
Member Senior Pindahaas
86
Expert Junior Capo
86
Expert Senior Banzai
86
Member Senior Glassplitter
85
Member Senior Philippe Verlinden
85
Expert Junior Joco1974
84
Expert Junior Chainsaw
84
Expert Senior gerardsmike
84
Expert Junior Peathead2
83
Expert Junior PMwhisky
82

17 × in collection

Level Username Collection
Expert Junior Eugeniomalt58
1
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Connoisseur JacobaEd
1
  • sample
Expert Junior MaltMusings
1
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Member Senior nuzzi
1
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Member Junior Patje71
1
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Member Junior Pauljp
1
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Member Senior Philippe Verlinden
1
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Newbie Ricovanderwilt
1
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Member Senior Siam Whisky Club
1
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Member Senior sjonnoie
1
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Member Senior WillK
2
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Hidden user
1
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Hidden user
2
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Hidden user
1
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Hidden user
1
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Whisky Reviews for Ardmore 2008 Cl

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.12 points

  1. rb854 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

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

  2. JacobaEd scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  3. gerardsmike scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      80 80

  4. Blo scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    A malt that is not his age, without much pretension but no less very good, it will delight peat lovers, and all for a very honest price!
    • Nose
      Fine and light peat, which is more farm than medicinal. A slight woody. A very simple nose, melted but not unpleasant, which however lacks precision in the aromas to detach.
    • Taste
      Sharp and precise attack, at first rather dry then progressively more farmy (the Ardmore combo / Laphroaig barrels?) And fat, lemony, with cooked fruits and freshly cut grass. The mouth is clearly a notch above the nose.
    • Finish
      Moderately long, vanilla peat remains, as well as a slight pleasant sensation of mint, the relatively high alcohol content helping to lengthen the whole.

  5. Dre73 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  6. Dre73 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Surprising whisky! In the scent still very friendly, fruity and sweet, light peat. But in the taste it is suddenly very raw, strengthened by high Abv: Strong tobacco, spicy, salmiak. Have fun with it in any case.
    • Nose
      Leather, light peat, spicy, cinnamon, anise. Also fruity, citrus, apple. Sweet, vanilla. Full smell. Salty too.
    • Taste
      Firmly! A kind of slightly sour tobacco flavor, certainly not unpleasant by the way. Creamy, spicy. Salty, slightly ash / smoke. Lakrisal (salmiak pastilles). Still in the distance something fruity, citrus.
    • Finish
      Pretty long, light pepper, salty, tobacco, salmiak.

  7. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Peaty but not insane either. Sweet on the nose. The high title pushes the sensations high enough, but it remains creamy, not so peaty finally. Youth does not show.

    Enthusiasm 3/5

    Whisky n ° 1233

  8. Daan Tje scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

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