Ardbeg Traigh Bhan 19 Year 2019 Edition
Peated Single Malt
Ardbeg // Islay, Scotland
Ardbeg Traigh Bhan is the first permanent age statement single malt release for the brand since its 10 Year debuted in 2000. Traigh Bhan (Tri-Van) is named after a local Islay beach also known as the Singing Sands. The 2019 expression matured for 19 years in American oak and ex-oloroso sherry casks. The brand plans to release limited batches on an annual basis with each batch bearing a unique code on the bottle and carton. This 2019 edition has a code of TB/01-15.03.00/19.MH which seems to give details regarding the first batch's distilling and bottling date along with MH representing Mickey Heads, the distillery manager. Bottled without chill-filtration at 46.2% with an expected global release to begin mid-September 2019.
Peated Single Malt100% malted barley from a single distillery. Dried with peat.
Cask TypeAmerican oak and ex-oloroso sherry casks