Ardbeg Grooves Committee Release

Ardbeg Grooves Committee Release

Paid: $115 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Ardbeg / LVHM

Region: Islay

51.6% ABV

Aged For: NAS

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Cask Type: Undisclosed, spends a portion of time in heavily charred red wine casks with grooves

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No



Color: Burnished

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Berries, peat smoke, pineapple, oak, lime, vanilla, and salt

Feel: Full bodied

Taste: Hit of vanilla, followed by pepper, cinnamon, and leather, ending in cream and butter

Finish: Raspberry, cloves, char, smoke, floral, medium warmth and long lasting

Thoughts: I liked this more than Kelpie, but about on par with Dark Cove. Love the nose on this especially.

Score: 86 out of 100

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