• Ardbeg An Oa
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Product Description

The first addition to Ardbeg's ongoing range for a decade when introduced in 2017, An Oa is a combination of spirit aged in Pedro-Ximenez sherry casks and bourbon barrels. Married in a French-oak marrying vat, this is rounded and smoky with notes of toffee, aniseed, date and banana.

Ardbeg An Oa

  • Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Distillery Bottling

70cl / 46.6%

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£51.95

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£43.29 ex VAT

(£74.21 per litre)

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Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes

  • Tasting notes by Billy Abbott (The Whisky Exchange)

    • Nose

      Damp earth and leaves with softly building smokiness, lime peel, wine gums, limestone minerality, and a touch of swimming pools and sea spray freshness.

    • Palate

      Sweet smoke and chocolate, tarry notes, bung cloth and dunnage warehouses. Rich sweetness cuts through the centre, wrapped with smoke. Gentle creaminess develops, with caffe latte dusted with cocoa and icing sugar. Water adds to the creaminess with toffee sweetness.

    • Finish

      A burst of berry fruit disappears to reveal stony minerality, brine and a pinch of white pepper.

    • Comment

      More approachable than the 10yo but without losing any depth. Rich and smoky, with everything from rich coffee and chocolate to fresh sea breezes.

  • Tasting Notes from the Producer

    • Nose

      Rounded and subtly smoky (applewood), with creamy toffee, aniseed, treacle and dates. A curious suggestion of juicy fruits, such as peach and banana. With a drop of water, reminders of Ardbeg’s classic fragrance: lime, pine resin, fennel, saddle soap and tar. A gentle waxiness, like fragrant candlewax, and hints of smoked herbs.

    • Palate

      A smooth, creamy texture leads into a huge syrupy sweetness, flavours of milk chocolate, treacle toffee, aniseed, orange and smoky tea leaves. Gentle, sweet spices (nutmeg and cinnamon), some cigar smoke, and a very unusual flavour of grilled artichokes. Long and sweet, with floral overtones, mint toffee and some gentle malty, biscuit notes.

    • Finish

      Lingering, seductive, gentle yet intense, with flavours of aniseed, hickory and distant subtle smoke.

Customer Reviews

4.5 (30 Reviews)

  • 2

    W. E. Customer,

    I must have had a bottle from an unusual batch. For me it took about a year to calm down, the smoke was overpowering.

  • 5

    John Hudson,

    Got it for Christmas off my wife, she like me knows a great dram when she sees one and she found me yet another great dram from "The Ardies"

  • 5

    Kevin,

    Got it for Christmas from my partner, opened it tonight love it .

  • 4

    James Michael,

    Lighter on the smoke. Plenty of full body. My new Summer dram.

  • 5

    Anonymous,

    Like sucking the brine from a tarry rope 10 years a-soaking in Davy Jones' locker. A voyage of discovery for the palate!