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[20 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
To Space and beyond! –Tasting Ardbeg Galileo

while writing some notes for an Ardbeg Special releases tasting events I am hosting today I noticed I’ve not published any notes on the Ardbeg Galileo , which has been around for a few years now. This was released in 2012 with a nice shaker and sample bottle for press (now being sold on auctions for 100’s of pounds)… Cult, …

Ardbeg, Feis Ile, Headline, Special Release, Tasting Notes »

[14 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
Ardbeg Perpetuum Distillery Release – Review and Thoughts…

Another review of Feis Ile whiskies, this time from Ardbeg. Tasting quite a few of the Special releases the other day at a tasting I hosted, reminded me I have yet to review this year’s release. Fortunately enough I was able to source some of the Committee release edition which is a bit higher in ABV than the widely available …

Ardbeg, Blended Malts, Craigellachie, Douglas Laing, Headline, Tasting Notes »

[17 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Ardbeg & Craigellachie – Double Barrel (Douglas Laing)

What do you get when you mix a bit of peated Ardbeg from Islay, and some Speyside Craigellachie? You get a very nice blended malt which is the the double barrel A/C bottled by Douglas Laing. They have quite a few of those mix and match blended malts, which for some reason I’ve never tasted, until now. Some would say …

Ardbeg, Featured, Headline, Islay, Supernova, Tasting Notes »

[18 Sep 2014 | 5 Comments | ]
Tasting Ardbeg Supernova 2014 -SN2014  Committee Release

Another Ardbeg, another media frenzy and another sold out edition. Much talk among the whisky nerds about the mini samples bottles this year, due to an onslaught of Ardbeg Mini collectors asking, begging, nagging and flooding anyone with a distant chance of getting one of those minis , which apparently are highly prized to sell, trade , or god knows …

AnCnoc, Ardbeg, Headline, Johnnie Walker, News, PR »

[5 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Whisky News & PR corner September 5th, 2014

Good morning, by the time you will be reading it I will be landing in the NL for the annual Maltstock whisky festival, more updates later, but until then a few news items for this week.
Ardbeg Supernova 2014 out September 12th

Not even released and this ardbeg is already causing a stir in the whisky puddle, with the mini versions of …

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[23 Jun 2014 | 3 Comments | ]
Tasting Ardbeg Kildalton (2014 release)

If you’ve been reading the blog, you’ve probably read about this new release in last week’s whisky news (here). If not, all you really need to know is that this is a new expression just released by Ardbeg , consisting of a marriage of firm, smoky, but creamy Ardbeg from Bourbon barrels with rather racy, spicy whiskies from new …

Ardbeg, Glenglassaugh, Headline, Master Of Malt, News, PR »

[13 Jun 2014 | One Comment | ]
Whisky PR Corner and NewsFlash June 13th, 2014

Quite a lot of news this week, so let’s get started.
Ardbeg announces ‘The Kildalton Project’ – a long-term partnership with The North Highland Initiative  +a new bottling!

he Glenmorangie Company is delighted to announce a new partnership with the North Highland Initiative (NHI). Inspired by HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, the NHI is a charity that supports fragile, rural …

Ardbeg, Darkness!, Featured, Headline, Master Of Malt, PX, Tasting Notes »

[18 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Darkness! Ardbeg 21 Year Old Pedro Ximénez Cask Finish

Question: What’s the shortest time span known to mankind?
Answer: It’s the time it takes a single cask Ardbeg to sell out on any Whisky merchant’s website… This one was not different, and I guess it sold out in minutes. But luckily I still got a sample of that lovely stuff to try, so here goes, and don’t bang …

Ardbeg, Featured, Headline, Islay, Special Release, Tasting Notes »

[9 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Auriverdes – the new Ardbeg on the block

Unless you’ve been living on a distant planet, you’ve probably heard quite a lot recently about the latest addition to the Ardbeg range (Limited edition, not core range – mind you). A fast recap for those with short term memory  : The name of Ardbeg Auriverdes derives from the colour of the golden whisky (auri) in Ardbeg’s iconic green bottle …

AnCnoc, Ardbeg, Headline, News »

[27 Mar 2014 | One Comment | ]
Whisky news Friday March 28th, 2014

A very busy week with new whisky releases. A brand new Ardbeg, 3 new and peated AnCnocs, J&B Urban honey drink and more
 
Ardbeg releases the ‘Auriverdes’ limited edition

Ardbeg – four-time winner of the World’s Best Scotch Whisky award – will launch its latest Limited Edition, Auriverdes, on Ardbeg Day; the distillery’s annual global celebration of all things Ardbeg.  The 2014 …