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Ardbeg 1998 Single Cask #1189

Ardbeg 1998 Single Cask #1189
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Ardbeg 1998 Single Cask #1189Ardbeg 1998 Single Cask #1189Ardbeg 1998 Single Cask #1189
Winning bid: £490.00
Lot number: 0602168

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 was destroyed by excise men. The Ardbeg spirit still is fitted with a purifier which many believe accounts for its fruity, zesty character.

Distilled: 11th May 1998

Bottled: 10th December 2008

Age: 10 years old

Cask Type: New Toasted Oak Hogshead

Cask Number: 1189

54% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 115/252

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

Featured in: The 60th Auction (March 25 – April 3, 2016)