Category Archives: Islay notes

Ardbeg Auriverdes

I know it is a bit late for reviewing this release as there are a lot of reviews online already, but I don’t want to keep my ramblings about this new yearly Ardbeg Day Release private, so here we go. … Continue reading

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Bunnahabhain 1997 heavily peated times 2

The restart of my blog after quite some silence. No better way to be challenged by a friend (Jeroen van Gaalen) to compare my Bunnahabhain against his… Wait that is nothing new… well in this case the fun part is … Continue reading

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Bunnahabhain 1986 for The Casqueteers

It has been a while since there was a new review published. Due to several circumstances I had a lack of inspiration for writing some reviews. Mind you I didn’t stop tasting whisky at all. I will be starting my … Continue reading

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Ardbeg Galileo

The one Ardbeg everyone was waiting for. Hints were given us since a while in the good marketing style of Ardbeg. And know it has lift off. What are we dealing with? Well a first Vintage since a while, this … Continue reading

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Ardbeg 11 year old SMWS 33.109 “Delightful intensity of Sherry”

First review to start after a while of blogging vacation. This is an Ardbeg distilled August 1998 and bottled in 2010.Matured Refill-sherry butt. It was only available to members of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society and could be bought for … Continue reading

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Ardbeg Alligator (normal release)

I know this isn’t a new release, but I didn’t write a review about last year special release Ardbeg until now, so it is time to solve that fault. It is known as the Alligator due to the Alligator style … Continue reading

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#Ardbeg Day Whisky Exclusive Committee Release

After a short taste a while ago, this weekend I was able to taste the Ardbeg Day whisky again at the DH17’s Ardbeg Day event. Again there wasn’t much space to taste it properly, but luckily I was able to … Continue reading

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