Ardbeg Uigeadail

This was the first bottling of the newly opened Ardbeg distillery under the new banner. It was bottled from 90% ex-bourbon casks and 10% ex-sherry casks. The Ardbeg Uigeadail is fruitier and smoother than the normal Ardbeg TEN.

This was the first bottling of the newly opened Ardbeg distillery under the new banner. It was bottled from 90% ex-bourbon casks and 10% ex-sherry casks. The Ardbeg Uigeadail is fruitier and smoother than the normal Ardbeg TEN.

Details about this bottle Edit
464
Ardbeg
Scotland, Islay
Single Malt Whisky
2013
54.2%
0.7 l
Original bottling
Bourbon, Sherry
Chill filtration - Without
Average tasting notes Tasting notes
Calculated from 560 Tasting Notes
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Nosing
Peat Smoke:
Peat Smoke:
Sweet:
Sweet:
Sherry:
Sherry:
Herb:
Herb:
Fruit:
Bonfire Smoke:
Bonfire Smoke:
Maritime Notes:
Maritime Notes:
Vanilla:
Vanilla:
Fruit:
Seaweed:
Seaweed:
Spices:
Ham:
Ham:
Spices:
Caramel:
Caramel:
Oak:
Oak:
Tobacco:
Tobacco:
Coffee:
Coffee:
Malt:
Malt:
Leather:
Leather:
Salt:
Salt:
Zitrus:
Herbs:
Zitrus:
Honey:
Honey:
Herbs:
Medicinal Smoke:
Alcohol:
Medicinal Smoke:
Alcohol:
Raisin:
Raisin:
Chocolate:
Chocolate:
Nuts:
Dried Fruit:
Dried Fruit:
Iodine:
Iodine:
Heather:
Heather:
Nuts:
Dark Chocolate:
Dark Chocolate:
Orange:
Blackberry:
Orange:
Blackberry:
Cake:
Cake:
Berries:
Clove:
Plum:
Grass:
Grass:
Plum:
Clove:
Berries:
Floral:
Floral:
Grape:
Grape:
Pear:
Tropical Fruit:
Lime:
Pepper:
Fig:
Mint:
Pear:
Lime:
Pepper:
Lemon:
Lemon:
Mint:
Tropical Fruit:
Fig:
Peach:
Peach:
Grapefruit:
Oil:
Grapefruit:
Date:
Date:
Banana:
Walnut:
Banana:
Anis:
Oil:
Walnut:
Nutmeg:
Lemon Peel:
Pineapple:
Pineapple:
Ginger:
Coconut:
Chili:
Chili:
Cinnamon:
Ginger:
Nutmeg:
Apple:
Cinnamon:
Coconut:
Almonds:
Almonds:
Apple:
Lemon Peel:
Tasting
Peat Smoke:
Peat Smoke:
Sweet:
Sweet:
Sherry:
Sherry:
Spices:
Spices:
Herb:
Herb:
Oak:
Oak:
Malt:
Malt:
Maritime Notes:
Maritime Notes:
Fruit:
Bonfire Smoke:
Bonfire Smoke:
Fruit:
Ham:
Ham:
Vanilla:
Vanilla:
Seaweed:
Seaweed:
Nuts:
Salt:
Salt:
Honey:
Honey:
Dark Chocolate:
Dried Fruit:
Pepper:
Pepper:
Dried Fruit:
Dark Chocolate:
Tobacco:
Medicinal Smoke:
Medicinal Smoke:
Tobacco:
Caramel:
Caramel:
Coffee:
Coffee:
Chocolate:
Chocolate:
Oil:
Oil:
Alcohol:
Alcohol:
Herbs:
Herbs:
Zitrus:
Zitrus:
Nuts:
Chili:
Heather:
Heather:
Chili:
Raisin:
Raisin:
Leather:
Iodine:
Leather:
Iodine:
Blackberry:
Blackberry:
Lemon:
Lemon:
Cake:
Orange:
Orange:
Fig:
Cake:
Fig:
Date:
Date:
Lemon Peel:
Berries:
Lemon Peel:
Berries:
Cinnamon:
Nutmeg:
Ginger:
Clove:
Cinnamon:
Clove:
Black Currant:
Nutmeg:
Ginger:
Black Currant:
Tropical Fruit:
Floral:
Anis:
Walnut:
Barley:
Plum:
Banana:
Hay:
Apple:
Barley:
Walnut:
Hazelnut:
Tropical Fruit:
Floral:
Hazelnut:
Banana:
Cherry:
Apple:
Plum:
Cherry:
Hay:
Finish
Peat Smoke:
Peat Smoke:
Sweet:
Sweet:
Spices:
Sherry:
Sherry:
Oak:
Oak:
Spices:
Herb:
Herb:
Malt:
Malt:
Maritime Notes:
Maritime Notes:
Bonfire Smoke:
Bonfire Smoke:
Coffee:
Coffee:
Seaweed:
Seaweed:
Pepper:
Pepper:
Fruit:
Dark Chocolate:
Nuts:
Dark Chocolate:
Tobacco:
Tobacco:
Chocolate:
Chocolate:
Leather:
Leather:
Fruit:
Medicinal Smoke:
Salt:
Salt:
Medicinal Smoke:
Ham:
Ham:
Herbs:
Herbs:
Chili:
Alcohol:
Chili:
Alcohol:
Oil:
Oil:
Heather:
Heather:
Vanilla:
Vanilla:
Zitrus:
Caramel:
Iodine:
Dried Fruit:
Dried Fruit:
Zitrus:
Caramel:
Iodine:
Nuts:
Raisin:
Raisin:
Honey:
Honey:
Blackberry:
Blackberry:
Hazelnut:
Nutmeg:
Pear:
Fig:
Cake:
Fig:
Hazelnut:
Pear:
Nutmeg:
Cake:
Clove:
Cinnamon:
Barley:
Ginger:
Lime:
Anis:
Plum:
Lemon:
Lemon:
Plum:
Cinnamon:
Floral:
Green Apple:
Floral:
Ginger:
Lime:
Cherry:
Green Apple:
Barley:
Clove:
Cherry:

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03. Aug 2023
c0siXx
20. Mar 2022
Adam_Li
29. Nov 2017
Nosing:
Süße Karamell Kuchen Nüsse Rauch Tropische Früchte Dunkle Schokolade Eiche
Taste:
Süße Karamell Rosine Getrocknete Früchte Tropische Früchte Medizinischer Rauch Lagerfeuer Tabak Alkohol
Finish:
long Süße Getrocknete Früchte
Comment:
one of the best
milkbonez
08. Apr 2020
Nosing: Rauch Schinken Sherry Brombeere Tabak

Taste: Rauch Schinken candied bacon Sherry Herb Maritime Noten

Finish: Herb Kaffee Rauch

Comment: an interesting one. ardbeg not my favorite but i like the sweet and the peat in this one. still prefer Talisker Distiller's Edition for this category but this one is more savory.
Davisscholar
23. Mar 2015
What a disappointing development to compare Uigeadail bottlings from its release in 2003 and bottlings ten years later.

The original Uigeadail epitomized all the amazing qualities observed in the re-opening editions ("almost there", "still not there" etc.)
The original peat qualities ranged form hickory-smoked bacon and Unagi to Barbeque sauce and leather, supported by a delicate quality of orange peel and fresh Meyer lemons.

All of the above have faded into the background behind a pronounced, solvent-like alcohol note, and the peat is nowhere near as complex, with faint phenolic, musty qualities left.

Whereas it used to be enjoyable and intense neat, the pungent alcohol has become unbearable and seems to deliver only half as much intensity and aroma on the finish.

The demise of this bottlings has been even faster and more painfully apparent than that of Lagavulin 16, which is saying a lot.
17. Feb 2016
Buhmann
14. Mar 2021
kjrst12
02. Dec 2017
Nosing: Rauch Gras Süße Nelke Orange

Taste: Rauch Malz

Finish: Rauch Salz faint Dunkle Schokolade

Comment:
04. Oct 2019
DRV12
14. Jan 2016