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Ardbeg Young Uigeadail

Overall rating
88.80/100
votes
72
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Committee Reserve
Bottled
30.03.2006
Casktype
3 Bourbon Hogsheads & 1 Sherry Butt
Number of bottles
1392
Strength
59.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L6 089
Added on
06 Dec 2007 9:12 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 1145.33

71 × in wishlist

72 × member ratings

240 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ardbeg Young Uigeadail

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.80 points

  1. The Macallan scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Despite a young Ardbeg, it still has some reflections to the "good old Ardbeg's" from the past. A cracker Jack!
    • Nose
      Very subtile smokeyness, a sweet fruity and briny nose
    • Taste
      Peat smoke, spicy and briny
    • Finish
      Long, powerfull and refined

  2. molar3rd scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    olour: pale gold.

    Nose: Smoky, sweet some tobacco and a bit of tar and rubber come in at 2nd whiff. really smoky stuff, i can think of smoked fish and Ham which you buy at delicatessen shops. fresh off the smoker, with sweet burnt sugar hovering above. lovely stuff. maybe a wee fisherman’s village. Sherry influence is evident in spite of the 1-3 ration of bourbon. just the right amount as not to make it too sweet. sweet peat. wow.

    Palate: Oily,. sweet notes at first then peaty, salty and briny. Leather, smoked fish again, some tar. It’s like licking the inside of a fishing boat! quite fresh and tingly on the tongue afterwards. palate is not as sweet as the nose. Quite a big shovelful of peat. every taste bud is singing hallelujah.

    finish : Finishing on espresso,peat, ashtray ashes, some winey notes reside on the palate. and an awful lot of smoke just ‘hangs in there’ for looooooong time. amazing long finish on this one. just when you think smoke is gone, it’s not. it stays there, and refuses to go.

    Bottom line: Very very good stuff. I loved it. (i know Serge from WhiskyFun, didn’t much care for it, but hey, we’ve got separate noses. that’s what’s fun about tasting notes, isn’t it?). Too bad prices are so high and inventory is so low. I guess if was to be released this year, it would have cost more and be sold in a few hours… Ardbeg.

    I guess a comparison with the uigedail is now due right? OK, dramming again!

    http://whiskyisrael.co.il/2010/08/08/tasting-ardbeg-young-uigeadail-and-uigeadail-standard-ed/

     

     

  3. Prof.Schoof did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This Whisky was sold for 604 € at Whiskyauction in Aug. 2015

  4. zby0001 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      90 90

  5. granella2003 scored this whisky 96 points Connoisseur

    Ardbeg Oogling, "Oogling" being the name given to a young Uigeadail, was a

    special committee bottling which gave members the opportunity to try a younger

    version of the Uigeadail whisky

  6. Malt Hans scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Fruity

    and smoky aroma, camphor, lime, blackcurrants, rubber and fir branches.

    Marzipan sweet taste, peat smoke, pepper, floral honey, ripe banana,

    malt and toffee. Long, sweet and smoky end.

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