Ardbeg Main Ardcore 46% 700ml


Ardbeg Main Ardcore 46%  700ml

Ardbeg Main Release 2022 Ardcore Single Malt Whisky 700mlFrom a Distillery with more ups and downs that a pogoing punk comes Ardcore. Created with roasted black malt, roasted to the extreme, this spirit is all about what happens up front – centre stage. The malt is what defines its distinctive profile. Described as tasting like ‘biting on a spiky ball’, Ardcore is a dram that wears its heart on its sleeve… its black heart!

Notes of charcoal and sweet smoke make for an in-your-face nose, while potent notes of aniseed and dark chocolate stamp this bottle out as one fit only for the most Ardcore of fans.

Nose: Fresh, floral, herbal & tart. Hints of mixed herbs and cedarwood. Very zesty, and vibrant, with hints of smoked orange & grapefruit, lots of menthol & peppermint. With water, powerful bursts of diesel oil, tar, fresh paint and aniseed. As this dies down, a memory of freshly cut hay, a touch of silage and the tiniest hint of something savoury, like yeast extract or bread dough.

Taste: A lively, vibrant, sharp, ‘zingy’ texture, leading into the very firm, distinctive flavours – malty/biscuit tones, powerful aniseed, cardamon, antiseptic lozenge, sweet mint toffee and cigar ash.

Finish: Finally, a lingering, salty, firm aftertaste of mint, tar, oak tannin & leather.

Alc: 46% 

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