Ardbeg Uigeadail – It’s pronounced oog-a-dal, because that’s what you say when you drink it. This is a Proper Islay – full bore smoke and fire, good for a cold wet night on the sea or just some random evening on the Prairies. Here’s what I thought: nose – beef jerky & smoked fish
Just a quick one this week, loyal readers! It’s been a slog of a week, verily, and while I will be enjoying a whisky in very short order, this isn’t really a “write a bunch of stuff” moment unfortch(*). Instead, this is a BuzzFeed iScotch post! So, Round 2 for the Ardbeg 10y! We liked
Ardbeg! Gaelic for “little height”, or the sound you make when you stifle that midnight-toe-stub scream. Located on the southern shore of Islay, Ardbeg claims to be the island’s (not The Islands’) peatiest whisky. Part of the claim comes from sourcing their malted barley from Port Ellen and the malting distillery there. Here’s something weird.
Holy space crap on space toast – Ardberg (spArdberg) is sending up scotch-related experiments to the International Space Station. Apparently they think gravity may play a role in maturation and, hey, they make scotch in space, so I’m not going to second guess them. I’ve only tasted one Ardberg so far. Anyone with tips or