Named after the Mull of Oa, which lies between the Ardbeg Distillery and the Atlantic Ocean, An Oa is a new addition to their core range. Ardbeg An Oa. The Mull offers the Kildaton some protection from the worst the Atlantic storms, and it forms the most southerly point of Islay. With thanks to Ardbeg and EVH for the opportunity. Neuerscheinung zum 1.10.17. Ardbeg An Oa is bottled at 46.6% ABV and will cost you around £50. It’s quite cute. Enter Ardbeg An Oa. Tasting Notes (2) And as the reactions on the Kelpie were rather mixed they most probably adjusted the An Oa recipe to a more smoother and less woody (aggressive) dram by adding more standard bourbon casks and less virgin oak - what is fine. Ardbeg An Oa (93.2 Proof) (NAS) (Non-Chill Filtered) [This is Ardbeg’s most recent addition to the continuous release “Ultimate Range” with the 10 Year, Uigeadail and Correyvreken. Just watch the video they’ve made about this one. An Oa brings together the finest casks in a specially designed marrying vat, resulting in a whisky of complex contrasts: all the power and intensity of Ardbeg wrapped in an alluring silkiness, at 46.6% and non chill-filtered. Review #520 | r/Scotch Review #186 - Ardbeg An Oa. An Oa is meant to reflect these calmer waters by offering a mellower version of Ardbeg, in what amounts to a nice bit of meteorological marketing. Ardbeg An Oa BBQ Smoker Bottling Note Ardbeg have gone and made a gift pack that both makes perfect sense but you would have never predicted. On the nose: there is an inviting waft of butterscotch, vanilla, golden syrup and smoky peat. A gentle waxiness, like fragrant candle wax, and hints of smoked herbs. Ardbeg An Oa is named after the Mull of Oa in the south-west of Islay, which offers the Kildaton coast (where Ardbeg distillery is situated) some protection from the worst the Atlantic has to offer!As such, An Oa is intended to show a more approachable side to Ardbeg single malt that’s as rounded as the Oa peninsula, without losing the characteristic distillery style. According to the distillery, Ardbeg An Oa is a marriage of several cask types. Drei Fasstypen und 46,6%. It is a non-age-statement combination of virgin oak, Pedro Ximinez and bourbon matured Ardbeg, all of which were married in French oak prior to bottling. In the summer of 2017 it was the first addition to Ardbeg’s core range in the last eight years. Colour: yellow gold. Hallmark Ardbeg peat, dark chocolate and aniseed are wrapped in smooth, silky butterscotch, black pepper and clove, before rising to an intense crescendo of flavour. The southern-most point of Islay is the Mull of Oa, the rounded headland that shelters Ardbeg from the wild Atlantic. A smoky, sweet, and singularly rounded whisky. It was released in 2017 for Ardbeg embassies and whisky specialists only, and until now the bottles released are still limited. https://www.whiskybase.com/whiskies/whisky/99885/ardbeg-an-oa Diese Video … This is a whisky aged in various casks types including Pedro Ximinez sherry casks, virgin charred oak casks, and ex-bourbon casks, among others.] Which contains whiskies from Pedro Ximenez, virgin charred oak, and ex-bourbon casks, amongst others. An Oa is named after the Mull of Oa in the south west of Islay, which offers the Kildaton coast (where Ardbeg distillery is situated) some protection from the worst the Atlantic has to offer! This one’s called An Oa, which is pronounced “An Oh.” The Ten Year Old is not going away any time soon, and neither are the other core offerings. Taste Cheers, AD. An Oa is the first permanent expression since Corryvreckan in 2009 to join the Ardbeg core range, which also includes Ardbeg Ten Years Old and Ardbeg Uigeadail. Merhaba, sizlere biraz An Oa ( an-o okunuyor) hakkında bilgiler vermeden önce Ardbeg Damıtımevi'nin tarihini bu sayfadan okumanızı rica ederim. Ardbeg An Oa is inspired by its namesake, the Mull of Oa, a headland that shelters Ardbeg 's Distillery from the raging Atlantic storms. O Çok İsli Islay Malt Viskisi Ardbeg'in Hikayesi Ardbeg An Oa. With a drop of water, reminders of Ardbeg’s classic fragrance – lime, pine resin, fennel, saddle soap and tar. The latest addition to the Ardbeg range, An Oa takes its name from the Mull of Oa, one of the most untamed parts of Islay with cliffs towering over the tempestuous Atlantic Ocean on one side and the calm shelter of the southern coast on the other. With water a little cloudiness may occur, which is perfectly natural. An Oa is bottled at 46.6% ABV and has an RRP of $119. Where Dark Cove was a mixture of ex-Pedro Ximenez sherry casks and ex-Bourbon casks, An Oa differs in fewer sherry casks were used and they were married in ex-French oak vatting casks. There’s a slightly aggressive, woody heft that overrides the peat in places. Ex-Pedro Ximénez sherry casks deliver sweetness, virgin charred oak brings spice, and ex-bourbon imparts Ardbeg’s hallmark intensity. Its rounded complexity emerges in the Distillery 's bespoke Gathering Vat. Obviously, Kelpie was a test ballot on how a caucasian virgin oak Ardbeg is received by the Ardbeg community. An Oa brings together the finest casks in a specially designed marrying vat, the result is a whisky of complex contrasts: all the power and intensity of Ardbeg wrapped in … The Islay distilled has paired a bottle of its marvellous An Oa single malt with a BBQ smoker! An Oa (pronounced an oh) is a peated Islay single malt comprised of whiskies that were aged in several types of casks of including Pedro Ximenez, virgin oak, and ex-bourbon. I may have been drinking that day. Photos above by Whisky & Wisdom and The Whisky Ledger . These whiskies were then married together in a large French oak vat in Ardbeg's Gathering Room. Ardbeg An Oa tasting notes: Nose: Plenty of vanilla, and that Ardbeg peat smoke coming through. Ardbeg An Oa is singularly rounded, due in no small part to time spent in our newly established bespoke oak Gathering Vat where whiskies from several cask types - including; sweet Pedro Ximenez; spicy virgin charred oak; and intense ex-bourbon casks, amongst others - familiarise themselves with each other.