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Ardbeg 1998 Single Cask #1275

Ardbeg 1998 Single Cask #1275
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Ardbeg 1998 Single Cask #1275Ardbeg 1998 Single Cask #1275Ardbeg 1998 Single Cask #1275
Winning bid: £470.00
Lot number: 085-4078

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 coastline, 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: 21.05.1998

Bottled: 29.10.2009

Cask Type: 1st Fill Bourbon Barrel

Cask Number: 1275

55.4% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 193 / 252

Please examine all images of the lot, any packaging and labels carefully and satisfy yourself as to their condition before making a bid.

Featured in: The 85th Auction (April 27 – May 6, 2018)