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As a replacement for the much-loved 1990 Airigh nam Beist, Ardbeg Corryvreckan had some pretty big shoes to fill, but the good news is that this is a belter, winning World's Best Single Malt Whisky at the World Whisky Awards 2010 and Best No Age Statement Scotch from Jim Murray's Whisky Bible.Tasting Notes (1)
- White Pepper
- Anise (star)
Producer's Tasting Notes
Heady, intense and powerful. A collision of waxy dark chocolate, warm blackcurrants and muscovado sugar pulls you under its spell with a burst of plump cherries and earthy pine needles leaping from its depths. Salty seasoning brings a briny character with tangy crisp seaweed and smoky bacon swirling on the surface with hints of sweet vanilla, spicy cloves and blueberries.
Torrents of taste well up on the palate; deep, peppery and chewy, bombarding the tongue with its intense tastes and textures. The first plunge brings forth chewy peppered steak soaked in pepper sauce with the tang of crispy seaweed. As you descend deeper, encounter a mouthful of black tarry espresso coffee that coats the palate with rich melted dark fruits (blackcurrants, blueberries and cherries) and bitter almonds. As the taste soaks in deeper, star anise and hickory dry out the palate before a surprise of chalky effervescent violets fizz to the surface.
Long, deep and remaining powerful into the finish with black tarry coffee, chocolate-coated cherries and hot pepper sauce, the lingering memories of your mysterious and daring journey into Corryvreckan.
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This is just my very favourite whisky. I have a few of the "comittee only" releases (Dark Cove, Supernova) and despite costing a fortune, they are not really better in any way than Corryvrecken. For a NAS whisky this is just amazing ... ... so long as you like your whisky, strong, dry, peaty and smokey with an aftertaste that goes for ever; no pesky sherry or wine barrel notes here. If you want a little more sherry sweetness, Uigedahl is pretty good too. And TBO the standard 10 year old is better than almost anything (I can afford).
Not normally a fan of smokey whisky, but heard a lot of good things about this one. Really nice dram, smokey and some sweetness in there. Pretty good stuff.
Just loved the strength of the flavours & how smooth it is!
Burning sensation hides all flavours. To correct this add a little ice (or water) and enjoy the exquisite tastes.
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