Ardbeg Wee Beastie Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Ardbeg Wee Beastie Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Item # 42406 750mL
$51.96/ Single Bottle
$311.76/ Case of 6
ABV
47.40%
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Tasting Notes

One thing we know to be true is that if you like peat in your whisky then you know it shines especially well in a youthful dram. Ardbeg, the legendary Islay distillery that is famed for their bold, unflinching embrace of Islay flavors as well as pioneering excellent non-age statement whiskies puts its money where its mouth is in this 5yr, high proof fully peated single malt. We found notes that reminded us of seaweed butter, fresh rosemary, grilled apples, preserved limes, heather, sea salt infused bitter chocolate and roasted almonds. Available in very limited quantities for the time being.


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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Scotch

As a synonym for Scottish, some people object to the term “Scotch” – but as far as their whisky goes, the Scottish people are required by law to classify the spirit as “Scotch whisky.”

Scotland

History:
Distillation was brought to Scotland from Ireland by missionary monks in the 6th century. In 1644, the first taxes were imposed on Scottish distillers by England, with the result that most of the nation’s whisky was soon distilled illicitly. With the Parliament’s passing of the “Excise Act” in 1824, licensing fees for distilleries were much cheaper. Distilleries started to take out...

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