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To me, the nose on this beats out Uigeadail; it's phenomenal. When this stuff fills your mouth...oh my gosh it's amazing. The peat smoke is tamed by lucious white chocolate, marshmallow, and sweet barley. The peat comes back a little bit after, then the salt, then the fresh vegetal finish.
This isn't just my favorite Ardbeg, it's my favorite scotch so far (and I should buy another bottle--while I can--and keep it hidden for awhile).
The name, to some, implies a giant, bold scotch. This isn't. It's a very welcome surpise; an elegant desert scotch from Islay. I would have love to have tasted this at cask strength.
NOTE: Don't add too much water to this one.