Ardmore, 56% ABV, Ex-Bourbon Cask #1313, 67 bottle outrun.

ardmore batch 2

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Appearance – Damp straw in colour, beads up on the glass, covers the glass, lovely teardrop medium thick legs.

Nose – Sweet peat, bbq sauce, I do love this nose tbh sweet liquorice, damp forest floor, Pine needles, carbolic soap, black cherries.

Palate – Lovely sweet peat, peanuts, not had that before tbh, strawberries, cranberries, orange rind again, black cherries, damp leaves, ginger, cinnamon, sooo much going on.

Finish – Warming, very spicy, long again, bbq meat, cinnamon, black peppercorns, bbq sauce, that foresty feel again, it’s a super drop tbh.

My thoughts – I tried the batch 1 of this Ardmore, that was a superb drop, ex-sherry cask finished, this one is all ex-bourbon cask, and it really showcases the whisky, another super drop that i’d gladly sit with and sip.

Would i buy a bottle? – Most definitly, as this is such a show off bottling of Ardmore, really showcases the spirit.

Notes – This bottling is presented in its natural colour, non chill filtered, and at cask strength.

Many thanks to – Dan Hipshon, founder of The Sipping Shed.

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