Ardbeg 1974

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Calculated age
31 years old
Bourbon Cask
Number of bottles
51.7 % Vol.
700 ml
France France
Added on
06 dec 2007 9:12 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 2058.50

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35 × member ratings

47 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Ardbeg 1974

4 users have left 4 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 93.88 points.

  1. JCTang scored this whisky 93 points Member Senior

    Ardbeg 1974 31YO, Cask # 2743, 51.7%. Color: golden yellow; smell: a bit similar to 866 barrels. It should be said that the taste of citrus candies and seaweed is more obvious. Perhaps the sense of camphor, smoke and ashes is also stronger? After a longer time, a lot of pine oil and pine sap smell came out, and the peat also weakened. However, it is still very good without the dimension of honey. 93 points; tasting: This one has a good fusion in the mouth but does not change much. From the beginning to the end, it is a slight peppery (if the mouth is bigger, the feeling will be more obvious), plus some sweet and sour citrus and lemon, There are also some nuts and cream, which blend well, 93 points; aftertaste: medium-length, peat and juice feel, 92 points; 20220101

  2. foxboro scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior


  3. Przemyslaw Kopanczyk scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior
    • Nose
      9,2 Torfowa z nutą pomarańczy, goździka, mięty, wanilii oraz soli z akcentem ostryg i kwiatów polnych.
    • Taste
      9,3 Dość pikantna z nutami pomarańczy, torfu, tytoniu, imbiru, aloesu oraz soli morskiej
    • Finish
      9,3 Długi, ostry z nutą cytryny, torfu oraz białego pieprzu z akcentem dębu, goździka i orzecha.

  4. ALouis scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Waouuuu it off. Peat, on the tar, coaltar and smoke. Medicinal and camphor notes are added. Once this thick fog is over, come the citrus, lemon and orange, nicely mixed with peat. Some notes of mint and vanilla in the background.
    • Taste
      The alcohol is well controlled, the attack is frank on the tar, the hydrocarbons and the cereals, the mash. Citrus fruits, especially lemon, are present.
    • Finish
      The finish is lingering on spicy notes, lemon and tar. Beautiful and endless


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