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Ardbeg 1976 Single Cask #2398

Ardbeg 1976 Single Cask #2398
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Ardbeg 1976 Single Cask #2398Ardbeg 1976 Single Cask #2398Ardbeg 1976 Single Cask #2398
Winning bid: £1750.00
Lot number: 085-6922

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: 24.11.1976

Bottled: 05.05.2004

Age: 27 years old

Cask Type: Sherry Butt

Cask Number: 2398

51.4% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 235 / 504

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)