Ardbeg 1993/10 years Old Malt Cask

 
 

349,95

This 10-year old Islay was distilled in 1993 and bottled from cask #1248 in April 2004 for the Old Malt Cask range. Supplied in combination with a 200ml advance sample. The 70cl bottle is limited to 341 bottles, the 200ml sample even in smaller quantities, usually somewhere between 150-200 flasks.

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The Ardbeg distillery has been producing whisky since 1798, and began commercial production in 1815. The name is derived from the Scottish Gaelic: Àrd Beag, meaning Little Height.

Like most Scottish distilleries, for most of its history, its whisky was produced for use in blended whisky, rather than as a single malt. By 1886 the distillery produced 300,000 gallons of whisky per year, and employed 60 workers. Production was halted in 1981, but resumed on a limited basis in 1989 and continued at a low level through late 1996, during the period when Ardbeg was owned by Hiram Walker. The distillery was bought and reopened by Glenmorangie plc (owned by LVMH) with production resuming on June 25, 1997 and full production resuming in 1998. The distillery was reopened by Ed Dodson in 1997 and handed over to Stuart Thomson, who managed it from 1997 to 2006. Michael “Mickey” Heads, an Islay native and former manager at Jura who had worked at Ardbeg years earlier, took over on March 12, 2007.

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Weight 2.5 kg
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