Ardbeg Rollercoaster – Tasting Notes

Nose
Malty, pepper, charcoal, sweet, light almost new make young notes, mint, dried fruits and citrus. Soft stone fruits, banana, and red apple with a hint of earthy/mushroom notes.

Palate
Black pepper, grapefruit, lime, liquerish wood, salmiak, raisin, mint, dense fruit cake, dark chocolate, espresso bitter, creamy, apricots, old cheese and oranges.

Finish
Sadly not a very length finish but with some nice lemon and dark chocolate notes with a hint of spearmint

Score
7,5 out of 10. Thanks Gal for this lovely sample of this Ardbeg Rollercoaster. This features a portion of malt distilled in every year from 1997 to 2006.

1997 Cask: Second Fill Barrel
1998 Cask: Refill Hogshead
1999 Cask: First Fill Barrel
2000 Cask: First Fill Barrel
2001 Cask: Refill Barrel
2002 Cask: Refill Barrel
2003 Cask: First Fill Barrel
2004 Cask: First Fill Barrel
2005 Cask: Second Fill Sherry Butt
2006 Cask: Refill Hogshead

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