Ardbeg is revered around the world as one of the most complex malts of all. He doesn't flaunt the mob, though; rather, it gives way to the natural sweetness of the malt to produce a perfectly balanced whisky. Named World Whiskey of the Year in 2008.
Alcoholic degree: 46% Vol.
Light gold, the nose reveals peat infused with spicy lemon and lime, wrapped in dark waxy chocolate. Bold menthol and black pepper cut through sweet smoke, followed by tarry strings and graphite.