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[23 Jun 2014 | 3 Comments | 1,812 views]
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 | 803 views]
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 | 789 views]
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 …

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[9 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 1,670 views]
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 …

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[27 Mar 2014 | One Comment | 867 views]
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 …

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[28 May 2013 | One Comment | 2,284 views]
It’s Ardbeg day! – Tasting Ardbeg Ardbog

It’s this time of year again, and Ardbeg day is upon us. This year Ardbeg is releasing a special bottling by the name of Ardbog (a nice word game combining ardbeg and the peat bogs into one word). Being an iconic distillery with a huge following , every new Ardbeg release causes quite a stir, and a lot of people …

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[7 Jan 2013 | No Comment | 1,344 views]
Some Whisky Geekery take  I :Redistilled Ardbeg 10 vs. Original 10 yo [MoM]

Ben & Co (the guys behind Master of Malt) are partly genius partly mad, and Geeks 24/7 when it comes to whisky. What haven’t they tried? : Besmoked vodka, chilly vodka, Bathtub Gin,Rumbullion, you name it , they have tried it. Their latest whisky geek idea was to take a few well known malts, and re-distil them in their wee …

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[28 Nov 2012 | No Comment | 1,626 views]
Master of Malt Ardbeg 18 year old Single Cask

Ben of Master of Malt has been promising s nice Ardbeg Bottling for some time, and tweeting about it, announcing it is near. Then one Thursday afternoon i saw him tweet about it being released tomorrow 1200 am GMT for under 90 quid. I was debating weather to get it or not (after spending a bit too much on drams …

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[3 Jul 2012 | No Comment | 1,711 views]
SMWS 33.109 (Ardbeg 11 yo) – Delightful intensity of sherry and smoke

Well, time to kick start some SMWS bottling tasting notes. All those are part of the SMWS bottle share organized earlier this year by my good whisky friend (and blogger) Sjoerd. It’s really a treat to be able to try some of those SMWS as they do not ship over here, and it’s really hard getting hold of a bottle …

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[31 May 2012 | 6 Comments | 3,213 views]
Tasting ‘Ardbeg Day’ 2012 Release

After the long intro post, It’s high time to taste this lovely new expressions everyone is waiting to put their hands on. It will be available starting June 2nd, at selected Ardbeg ‘Embassies’ worldwide, so check out where you can get you hands on a bottle. Sadly as there is no such embassy in Israel, this is maybe the closest …