1993 Cadenhead's Single Cask Ardbeg 22 Year Old Cask Strength Single Malt Scotch Whisky (700ml)

$999. 00
$11988.00 Dozen
ABV: 55.3%
Rarely found nowadays, this well aged indie bottling of Ardbeg comes as a complete surprise. Distilled in 1993 and bottled in 2016 after 22 years in a Bourbon hogshead with an outturn of 228 bottles. This stems from the distillery's 15 year quiet period between 1981 and 1996 when production was minimal.

Other reviews... Mouth (neat): Bergamots abound, and so do the Dutch’s preferred fruit, kumquats. Other than that, there’s some smoked vanilla cake (hey?), some liquorice, some cough medicine, some tar drops, some lemon juice, and just this feeling of ‘the distillery’. Always great as long as it’s not Dumbarton Distillery. With water: absolutely perfect. There’s something that reminds me of the 1990 'Airigh Nam Beist', I don’t quite know what that is. 55.3% Alc./Vol.
91 points - Serge Valentin, www.whiskyfun.com