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Ardmore - Scotch Malt Whisky - Region: used to be classified as a Speyside (Jackson) but officially a Highlands (SWR 2009).
WF Distillery Ranking: Deuxième Cru Classé (all current rankings here)


Status: Active - Stills: 8 (4 wash, 4 spirit) - Founded: 1898
Address: Kennethmont, Huntly, Aberdeenshire AB54 4NH - Phone: +44 (0)1464-831 428
Web: ? - More info: Malt Madness  


My favourite expression so far:
Ardmore 15yo (45.7%, OB ‘For the Directors of W. Teachers, 600 Bts., 1950’s)
93 points - Last tasted on November 27, 2006 - Tasting notes here.
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General Distillery Profile - keywords (wazzat?)
Peat Pepper Fresh Apple Smoke Lemon Melon Vanilla Clean Austere Oil

MM Distillery profile:
The Ardmore distillery is located in the far South-East of the Speyside region. Actually, this Ardmore isn't the first distillery to carry the name. Between 1817 and 1835 there used to be another 'Ardmore' distillery on the island Islay. That one was closed & incorporated by Lagavulin i... More on Malt Madness.
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Whiskyfun tasting notes
OB - no vintage
  • Ardlair (46%, OB, unpeated Ardmore, official miniature, off-commerce, +/-2013) - 270214
  • Ardmore 'Traditional Casks' (46%, OB, peated, finished in quarter casks, +/-2008) - 251108
  • Ardmore 'Traditional Cask' (46%, OB, peated, finished in quarter casks, +/-2013) - 270214
  • Ardmore 12 yo 1986/1999 'Centenary' (40%, OB) - 030914
  • Ardmore 15 yo (45.7%, OB ‘For the Directors of William Teachers & Sons, 600 bottles, probably 1950’s) - 271106
  • Ardmore 21 yo 1977/1999 Centenary (43%, OB) - no notes - 89
  • Ardmore 24 yo (OB, Old Highland Cream, 1950) - 120214
  • Ardmore 25 yo (51.4%, OB, +/-2010) - 130712
Cadenhead
  • Ardmore 18 yo 1965/1984 (46%, Cadenhead's Dumpy, Black Label, 75cl) - 240108
  • Ardmore 17 yo 1977/1995 (59.6%, Cadenhead) - 280308
  • Ardmore 19 yo 1978/1998 (46%, Cadenhead, Original Collection) - 240108
Douglas Laing
  • Ardmore 30 yo 1977/2007 (50%, Douglas Laing OMC, sherry, 427 bottles) - 280308
  • Ardmore 11 yo 1996/2008 (50%, Douglas Laing, OMC, selected by LMdW, DL ref 4215, 364 bottles) - 251108
Dun Eideann
  • Ardmore 20 yo 1968/1989 (58.4%, Dun Eideann, Casks #5490-5491) - 010211
  • Ardmore 11 yo 1995/2006 ‘Wood Finish’ (42%, Dun Eideann, cask #14069) - 170707
Exclusive Malts
  • Ardmore 13 yo 1994/2008 (52.5%, Exclusive Malts, casks #335, 324 bottles) - 150909
Gordon & MacPhail
  • Ardmore 1981/1995 (40%, G&M OB) - 290704
  • Ardmore 1985/2000 (40%, G&M OB) - 290704
  • Ardmore 1987/2001 (40%, G&M Licensed bottling) - 141007
  • Ardmore 1987/2003 (45%, G&M for La Maison du Whisky) - 061104
  • Ardmore 13 yo 1990/2003 (55.8%, G&M, cask #12277-12778, bourbon) - 300904
  • Ardmore 15 yo 1990/2005 (55.8%, G&M, Refill bourbon, casks #12285+12287) - 270207
Jack Wiebers
  • Ardmore 13 yo (57%, Jack Wiebers, World of Orchids, 2013) - 270214
  • Ardmore 1991/2007 (53.7%, Jack Wieber, The Cross Hill, 212 bottles) - 030808
James MacArthur
  • Ardmore 12 yo (56.2%, James McArthur, 75cl, late 1980’s) - 240108
  • Ardmore 18 yo 1976/1994 (51.4%, James MacArthur, 500 Years of Scotch Whisky) - 240108
Malts of Scotland
  • Ardmore 1991/2013 (53.8%, Malts of Scotland, rum barrel, cask #MoS 13018, 234 bottles) - 230413
  • Ardmore 1992/2010 (49.4%, Malts of Scotland, bourbon barrel, cask #5014, 185 bottles) - 200711
Samaroli
  • Ardmore 26 yo 1977/2003 (45%, Samaroli, 35th Anniversary cask #7631, 738 bottles) - 280308
Scott's Selection
  • Ardmore 1977/2003 (58.1%, Scott's Selection) - 091205
Signatory
  • Ardmore 22 yo 1977/1999 (43%, Signatory, cask 1184) - 290704 - 200506
  • Ardmore 23 yo 1977/2000 (58.1%, Signatory, cask #1183, 306 bottles) - 280308
  • Ardmore 15 yo 1990/2005 (58.6%, Signatory CS Coll., bourbon barrel #30013, 189 bottles) - 091205
  • Ardmore 15 yo 1990/2006 (59.7%, Signatory, cask #30015, 183 bottles) - 270207
  • Ardmore 16 yo 1990/2006 (60.2%, Signatory for Whisky Magazine France, cask #30018, 287 bottles) - 271106
  • Ardmore 16 yo 1990/2007 (59.7%, Signatory, cask #30019, 199 bottles) - 240108
  • Ardmore 18 yo 1990/2008 (59.8%, Signatory, cask #30104, 186 bottles) - 030808
  • Ardmore 21 yo 1990/2011 (46%, Signatory for Waldhaus am See, cask #30121, 298 bottles) - 180511
  • Ardmore 11 yo 1992/2003 (46%, Signatory for Lavinia, cask #03/374, 308 bottles) - 200506
  • Ardmore 11 yo 1992/2003 (43%, Signatory, cask #1374) - no notes - 83
  • Ardmore 11 yo 1992/2003 (46%, Signatory UCF, Bourbon, cask #1390/91) - no notes - 89
  • Ardmore 11 yo 1992/2003 (46%, Signatory UCF, Bourbon, cask #1378) - no notes - 88
Single Malts of Scotland
  • Ardmore 19 yo 1992/2011 (49.3%, The Single Malts of Scotland, 207 bottles) - 220212
  • Ardmore 11 yo 1994/2005 'Heavily Peated' (60.8%, Single Malts of Scotland, cask #121011) - 101205
  • Ardmore 12 yo 1994/2006 (58.6%, The Single Malts of Scotland, cask #58005) - 270207
  • Ardmore 13 yo 1994/2008 (56.8%, The Single Malts of Scotland, cask #65, 303 bottles) - 150909
Taste Still - M&H
  • Ardmore 13 yo 1992/2005 (55.6%, Signatory Straight from the Cask for Corman Collins, Alsace Pinot Noir finish, cask #1395) - 091205
The Whisky Fair - The Whisky Agency
  • Ardmore 18 yo 1992/2010 (49.9%, The Whisky Agency, ex-bourbon hogshead, 212 bottles) - 010211
  • Ardmore 18 yo 1992/2011 (49.1%, Liquid Sun, bourbon barrel) - 200711
  • Ardmore 14 yo 2000/2014 (49.8%, The Whisky Agency, Liquid Library, refill hogshead, 289 bottles) - 030914
Whisky-Doris
  • Ardmore 19 yo 1992/2011 (46%, Whisky-Doris, bourbon barrel, cask #4652, 197 bottles) - 201111
  • Ardmore 20 yo 1992/2012 (49.5%, Whisky-Doris, bourbon barrel, cask #4768, 134 bottles) - 181212
Various IB
  • Ardmore 1990/2007 LMDW-1 (59.1%, La Maison du Whisky, cask #30103) - 141007
  • Ardmore 18 yo 1992/2011 (46%, Mo Or Collection, bourbon hogshead, cask #5013, 286 bottles) - 130712
  • Ardmore 18 yo 1992/2011 (50.1%, Whisky-Fässle, bourbon barrel, cask #4907) - 170511
  • Ardmore 18 yo 1992/2011 (49.1%, Whisky-Doris, bourbon barrel, 69 bottles) - 200711
  • Ardmore 1992/2012 (49.9%, The Whiskyman, 'Peat Fighting Man', 146 bottles) - 220212
  • Ardmore 21 yo 1992/2013 (49,7%, The Whiskyman, 175 bottles) - 230413
  • Ardmore 2000/2014 (50.2%, Svenska Eldvatten, refill bourbon, 180 bottles) - 030914
  • Ardmore 2003/2010 (56.2%, Whisky & Rhum, L'Esprit, Refill Bourbon, cask# 6487, 60 bottles) - 021211
 
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