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Ardbeg Uigeadail

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BReview by @Bigben

12th May 2014


Ardbeg Uigeadail
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Colour: Amber Nose: Oak, Smoke, caramel Palate: Oak, smoke, raisin, sweet, medicinal, bitter Finish: Oak, raisin

Very good overall - a bold yet relatively well-balanced whisky. I did notice some undesirable medicinal notes however and there was a bit of a burn near the finish.

Compared with similar whiskies (such as the Laphroaig PX Cask that I reviewed recently) I think it is less delicately balanced and smooth. It also had less intense sweetness and raisin aromas. Would suit those who don't like the sherry casks to steal the show.

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McTeague commented

"Would suit those who don't like the sherry casks to steal the show."

Well put.

9 years ago 0

Nock commented

Do you have a bottle code to share? It is in very small letters in white. Usually, you can find it on the lower back of the bottle just under the word "Limited."

9 years ago 0

Bigben commented

Sure, I don't mind sharing the code: L13 176 14:49 6ML.

I opened the bottle on 12/05/2014 (the day of the review).

Unfortunately I can't compare it to previous batches myself since this is the first Uigeadail I've tried.

9 years ago 0

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