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Ardbeg Twenty Something

Overall rating
89.31/100
votes
34
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2017
Stated Age
23 years old
Strength
46.3 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Barcode
081753829933
Added on
07 May 2017 12:33 pm by Feis_ile
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 538.41

25 × in wishlist

34 × member ratings

89 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ardbeg Twenty Something

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.31 points

  1. A0525 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      85 85

  2. Ganga scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    I had this last night against the Twenty-something 22 yo. I don't think there is a quality difference but rather a preference. This is more forward. Again, hints towards the older Ardbeg distillery as it leans towards an oily creosote rather than a drier peat smoke of current distillery offerings.

  3. Cadillac Eddie scored this whisky 93 points Member Senior

    This is a very good Ardbeg. I liked it even more the second time I tried it. Unfortunately, the price is rather daunting.
    • Nose
      Slightly smoky, vanilla, sweet corn/cereal grains
    • Taste
      Peat smoke, caramel, chocolate, slightly medicinal, very rich and flavorful
    • Finish
      Warm and sweet

  4. Dram Dracula scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Nope, not worth retail at all... If I'm honest with myself, I think a current Uigeadail may better than this one. Still, this is very good. More sweetness than fruitiness, though. ABV is weak. Peat is still there. Quality-wise, I would pay $200 USD for this.

  5. checkpointuk scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    http://kaypingers-whiskyblog.de/frontend/fullarticle.php?id=294 Color: gold Nose: Dull with leather and waxy cardboard, some tar and delicately salty lime and orange concentrate. In addition, fine vanilla flavors, sweet caramel liqueur, fresh-soft herbs, a little honey with a hint of smoky peat (floral-peaty) and a hint of nut. Taste: Salty, spicy and also rather dull. Citrus notes with fine herbs and lots of vanilla and tingling salt on the tongue. Smoke, peat, wood and some chocolate. Not too sweet and with wet leather to the finish. Finish: Medium length - fresh herbs, subtle smoke, wet coal and peaty phenols. Appearances of cocoa and liquorice develop - beautiful balance between sweetness and tartness! 90 points N: 90P / G: 91P / F: 90P

  6. Fridayphildo did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    This is not a Feis Ile 2017 bottle.

    It will be a limited release like the 21yo was.

    At present there is no scheduled release date for this bottling. I can confirm that the next Ardbeg release will be An Oa in September or October 2017.

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