SMWS 33.14 / 1973 / "Peat, Pepper and Vanilla" / Bot.1992
70cl / 56.1%
Scotch Malt Whisky Society
A Scotch Malt Whisky Society single cask bottling of Ardbeg. This was distilled in 1973 and bottled in 1992, when 247 bottles were extracted from the cask.
(£749.17 ex. VAT)
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More Details:CountryScotlandRegionIslayBottlerScotch Malt Whisky SocietyBottling StatusDiscontinuedSeriesSMWSAge19 Year OldVintage1973Bottling Date1992No of Bottles247
SMWS Tasting Notes
Mid-gold colour from an excellent cask. The nose leaves one in no doubt as to the provenance and the addition of water does not alter its characteristics..The latter of course are peat, tar and disinfectant but not to such an extent that the innate properties of the whisky are submerged. It tastes sweet, slightly burnt and peppery, with a hint of vanilla. The aftertaste is very dry and as astringent: not malt so much as manzanilla.
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