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Released in celebration of Ardbeg Day 2018 (the distillery's open day during the Islay festival), Grooves is a mellow whisky that proves all you need is love – and peat. Matured in ex-wine casks that have been heavily charred to form heavy grooves in the surface of the wood, Grooves is beautifully aromatic, with notes of smoked paprika, bonfires, sea spray and leather accompanied by hints of chilli-seasoned meats, lavender and herbs.Tasting Notes (1)
Producer's Tasting Notes
Intense aromas of smoked cinnamon and paprika, antique leather and saddle soap, with classic Ardbeg scents of pine resin, tar and briny sea spray in the background. A distant hint of a fragrant bonfire by the shores of the distillery and, finally, an unusual savoury note, like chilli-seasoned meats. A little splash of water releases some beautiful, unexpected aromas: lavender scented soap, ground white pepper, floral and herbal notes entwined. Fresh flowers mix with coriander leaves and mint.
A powerfully salty mouthfeel drifts into sweet vibes of treacle toffee, vanilla popcorn, salted fruits with soot and tar. Again, those distinctive savoury notes of smoky BBQ, paprika and mustard spice, fading into an unexpected haze of smoked pears and apples, almost like pear cider.
Smoked paprika and bonfires with a mellow sweetness throughout.
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Very reminiscent of Kelpie, and some An Oa. But the best parts of them. Then overdrive from the charred wine casks. Honestly, this general release outshines my committee release. Got my bottle from the store hosting the Ardbeg Escape tour bus in Michigan. Make sure you find this BUS!!! Closer to 5 stars than 4.5
Very smokey! It’s ARDBEG like a LAPHROAIG.
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