- Ardbeg 18 Year Old 1991 Old Malt Cask #5440
1991 vintage Ardbeg bottled August 2009. Single refill hogshead #5440.
Only 208 bottles.
Nose starts sweet, warms to barely, tails to peat. The palate is heavily and sweetly phenolic, now tarry/creosoted. The finish is sweet with soft tar, plus light smoke n' spice.
Ardbeg Single Malt Whiskey
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 to produce it world renowned range including Ardbeg Uigeadail and Ardbeg 10 Year Old. 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 Old Kiln Café.