Ardbeg 1974 Single Cask #4989

Ardbeg 1974 Single Cask #4989
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Ardbeg 1974 Single Cask #4989Ardbeg 1974 Single Cask #4989Ardbeg 1974 Single Cask #4989
Winning bid: £1550.00
Lot number: 066-2605

Given the success and cult-like fan base that Ardbeg has recently enjoyed, it is almost impossible to imagine that the distillery was closed, on and off, for 15 years until it was purchased by Glenmorangie. Sitting on the southern coast line, the current distillery was founded in 1815, the original having been destroyed by excise men. The Ardbeg spirit still is fitted with a purifier which many believe accounts for its fruity, zesty character.

Distilled: 25.10.1974

Bottled: 25.09.2006

Age: 31 years old

Cask Type: Bourbon

Cask Number: 4989

50.7% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 123/132

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Featured in: The 66th Auction (September 23 – October 2, 2016)