Ardbeg Wee Beastie

Peated Single Malt

Ardbeg // Islay, Scotland

community rating

3 out of 5 stars
( 248 )

Launched in April 2020, Ardbeg Wee Beastie is a permanent addition to the brand's core line of single malt whiskies. It is aged for 5 years in a mix of ex-bourbon and ex-oloroso sherry casks. Bottled without chill-filtration at 47.4% ABV.

  • age
    5 Year
  • Cost
  • abv
  • Peated Single Malt
    100% malted barley from a single distillery. Dried with peat.
  • Cask Type
    ex-bourbon and ex-oloroso sherry

Tasting Notes

"The nose is briny and meaty, pulling you into the salty sea and showing a combination of campfire and chocolate akin to s'mores. The palate offers phenols in the range of asphalt and tar. There's also saltwater taffy, raspberry syrup, candied pears, and fudge. The finish offers surf and turf in the form of soil and seaweed, seasoned with salt and pepper, as well as a light touch of dried fruits at the conclusion. An exciting expression of young Ardbeg spirit."

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