The Ardbeg Distillery is the black sheep among the distilleries on Islay. It stands out for its turbulent history and its unorthodox attitude. The design of the bottle and the gift box can be derived from this thesis.
The whisky is stored in former New Zealand Pinot Noir casks.
Tasting notes:Colour: Red-orange.
Nose: fruity, smoky, slightly bitter, cherries.
Taste: Fruit pudding, smoke, bitter cherries.
Finish: Long lasting.