Originally Posted by blenderm
I've been told by someone who knows that Ardmore Traditional is a mix of Ardmore that's aged from 5 to 13 years old and was mainly from American barrels before maturing on in quarter casks.
Blenderm, you are correct. Further research this morning revealed ex-bourbon casks. It is not surprising the Quarter Casks are 5 years old given how fast whisky matures in these casks. Interestingly, Laphroaig Quarter Casks is also said to be 5 years old.