Ardbeg Uigeadail

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bourbon / Sherry Casks
54.2 % Vol.
700 ml
Old Label
Bottle code
Added on
09 jul 2017 12:21 pm by [2stoned] aKu

Average value

€ 58.50

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21 × member ratings

37 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Ardbeg Uigeadail

5 users have left 5 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 87.50 points.

  1. wbarchive_407045 scored this whisky 82 points Member Senior

    After tasting other Uigeadails (2006, 2008) I wasn't very impressed with the "new stuff", however if you dont want to spend a pretty penny on the older Oogies, this bottle is for you.
    • Nose
      82 82
      Peat hits you like a truck, after this passes, the earthy, veggie, chocolate notes come through. also the brine of the sea with seaweed.
    • Taste
      83 83
      Not as complex as some of the previous versions, but has a lot of chocolate raisins and strawberries in there. with a little bit of spicy vanilla and menthol.
    • Finish
      80 80
      Fairly long, with a slight espresso taste and a little but sulfuric.

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  3. ThinLizzy scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

  4. Malt_Brothers scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

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

  5. Alex scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    way darker than all the other Uigeadail"s I remember: actually I thought I"d cracked open a Corryvreckan instead, but I didn't. The darker and heavier side (lot more sherry influence than normal for sure) delivers a solid base and the higher usual notes of Uigeadail adds depth and big complexity. Reminds me a lot of a 2008 batch which I loved. Remarkable they could repeat such one 8 years later. The taste builds around a mountain of sweet and earthy peat, but no smoke nor ashes. A weighty, round and balanced profile. Then there is a good dose of chocolate, herbs, brine, burnt sugar and enough citrus (lime) to balance it perfectly. Simply great! 

  6. ffmdino did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    unusually "harmless" and little smoke
    • Nose
      no smoke, sweet, earth, vegetables / cabbage (light), slightly medicated, menthol ?, cheese with: spicy, vanilla, slightly smoke
    • Taste
      soft and round on the palate Smoke, oak with: neat oak, dark chocolate, espresso
    • Finish
      long Smoke, slightly oak with: slightly sulfur, barbecue fire


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