The Single Cask Whisky Review #85: The Single Cask Ardmore 1996 21 Years Old

October 20, 2018

The Single Cask Whisky Review #85: The Single Cask Ardmore 1996 21 Years Old

This week's review focuses on the next expression in a series of reviews devoted to the new arrivals within The Single Cask range, and we've put up a rather interesting Ardmore!

This expression was distilled in 1996, matured for 21 years in a single bourbon hogshead and bottled at a cask strength abv of 53.8% by The Single Cask.

So, let's dive right into the review!

The Single Cask Ardmore 1996 21 Years Old (Bottled at 53.8% abv)

Nose: A strong oak influence, with hints of orange oil and a smoky fragrance developing.

Palate: Thick waves of honey and caramel, with the smoke and mature oak once again coming through.

Finish: Quite lively, with black pepper and a pinch of sea salt.

Balance: An Ardmore that was worth waiting for! The mouthfeel is oily with an increasing dryness towards the end.

This expression is available for purchase by the dram or as a part of a flight for in-bar consumption, as well as by the bottle for either in-bar or retail/takeaway purposes. Please approach our friendly staff for more information and they will be more than happy to assist you with any queries you have have.

Written By Brendan Pillai for The Single Cask Singapore

UK Website: http://www.thesinglecask.co.uk




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