Ardbeg 21

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Welcome to a new series I’m calling “I’m Ar-begging you to stop making these puns”, in which I review all of the Ardbeg samples I’ve had sitting around, unreviewed.

We continue with Ardbeg from the 1990s. This time, though, we have an original bottling from the company itself. The last time there was an Ardbeg 21 like this was in 2001, when I was just starting university.

Kinda wish I had bought a bottle, however I wasn’t in Scotland at the time, so I don’t beat myself up about it.

So how do these differ? Well as we know, methods for making Ardbeg has changed since the legendary runs in the 70s. The company started up again in the early 90s, and then was purchased by Glenmorangie in the later 90s. Think more boy bands then grunge (but not for too long) for the rough time.

So first off, this…

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