Ardbeg Kelpie Committee Release

Ardbeg Kelpie CR

Price: Discontinued

Distilled/Owned by: Ardbeg / LVHM

Region: Islay

51.7% ABV

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Aged For: NAS

Cask Type: Virgin oak casks from the Black Sea

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No

 


 

Color: Pale yellow

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Sweet peat, vanilla, oak, caramel, heather, salt, and seaweed.

Mouthfeel: Oily and medium bodied

Palate/Taste: Peat, vanilla, smoke, apple, similar to a toned down Corry.

Finish: Warm, with a linger of oak, vanilla, and salted chocolate.

Thoughts: It’s good, but considering that I think Corry does everything this does better it does not make for a great limited release.

Score: 84 out of 100

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