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Ardbeg Uigeadail

Earthy Bliss

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@McGrainReview by @McGrain

6th Aug 2015

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THIS is a dram worth paying for.

Nose: Smells like Christmas basically, fruit cake, pine, brackish water and the outdoors generally. It's not an ATG nose but it hints at what's coming.

Mouth: Surrenders quite surprisingly after a really busy introduction. Spice and smoke have a wrestle up front as the whisky finds every sparkle in your mouth. Christmas again, spice before it settles into a delicious oily, smoky treat, but restrained by spice and gentle syrup. Special stuff.

After: Goes down like water but what it leaves behind just never seems to end - extraordinary finish with an ever-changing character that gives you something new with each breath. Something burnt there that I do not love but everything else is spectacular.

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6 comments

@Ol_Jas
Ol_Jas commented

Alexander The Great?

All Things Gastronomical?

Aye, That's Great?

3 years ago 0

@McGrain
McGrain commented

All Time Great!

3 years ago 0

@Ol_Jas
Ol_Jas commented

Well, I was getting warmer at least.

Oh, and as long as I'm commenting, I'll save the next guy from asking: What batch number is this? (Oogie fanatics always want to know what batch a review is from.)

3 years ago 0

@hunggar
hunggar commented

Hey what ba-

...oh, wait. That's already been asked.

3 years ago 0

@Nozinan
Nozinan commented

Given the ABV, there is no question which batch this is. It is clearly

3 years ago 0

@Cunundrum
Cunundrum commented

If you think it's bliss now, I hate to tell you that it was even better about eight or nine years ago when it contained some much older spirit mixed in

3 years ago 0

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