Ardbeg Alligator Committee Reserve Islay single malt Scotch whiskey. 2011 Ardbeg Committee limited edition matured in new, heavily charred casks of air-seasoned American white oak. The result is a smoky, spicy expression with barbecue flavours.
Limited release of 10,000 bottles.
Nose: Warning signs of cumin and barbecue sauce.
Palate: Hot and spicy flavours grip you, ginger and chocolate thrash.
Finish: Slow and long mocha espresso while cigar smoke ebbs.
Ardbeg Distillery was established in Ardbeg on the Kildalton Peninsular on the Isle of Islay in 1815 by John McDougal. Ardbeg Distillery draws soft peaty water from Loch Uigeadail and Loch Airigh nam Beist up amongst the hills behind the distillery. Ardbeg Distillery is a participant in the world famous Feis Ile, the annual Islay Festival of Malt and Music. Visitors are welcome at the distillery visitor center which offers Ardbeg Distillery tours and serves delicious Scottish fare in the Ardbeg Café.