Ardbeg was officially established by the MacDougall family in 1815, the same year as Laphroaig came into official existence a few miles along the road, although it seems that illicit distilling had already been taking place on the site for over twenty years, with Alexander Stewart having founded a distillery there in 1794. Like its fellow south ... Read More »
A special edition Ardbeg released for members of the Ardbeg Committee in celebration of that august institution's 10th Anniversary in 2010. Ten vintages were used in the vatting, ranging from 1997 to 2006.
An exclusive release for the Ardbeg Committee, the distillery's fan club, bottled in 2002 with no age statement. It's made up of whiskies from the 70s, 80s and 90s and was bottled at full-proof of 55.3%.
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. Uigeadail has been immensely popular, we're rather interested in how this might taste...
A very special old Ardbeg 10yo, unusually bottled in clear glass in the 1980s by former owners Hiram Walker. A whopping 95 points from Whiskyfun's Serge Valentin only enhanced this release's legendary status.