Smokin’ whiskies

on 15/10/10 at 9:56 pm

Spirits

Ardbeg Whisky Distillery Tasting Notes

Some whiskies are smoky. Others are very smoky. Then there’s Ardbeg, a fireplace in a bottle. A whisky so smoky it could be fined for violating clean-air bylaws.

Enjoy smoke in your whisky? Some people don’t, and I understand; sometimes it can overwhelm the sweeter, maltier flavour of the underlying grain and the butterscotch-vanilla essence of barrel aging.

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