Ardbeg Supernova Committee Release SN2015.
Ardbeg Supernova is one of the peatiest whiskies on Earth. Yet it is also intensely spicy and unfathomably sweet. Truly a mystery of the universe.
This final, fleeting Committee bottling of Ardbeg Supernova heralds the culmination of Ardbeg’s experiment in space.
The release coincides with the publication of Dr Bill Lumsden’s highly anticipated White Paper on the mysteries of zero gravity maturation.
Ardbeg Supernova Committee Release SN2015 Tasting Notes;
A big bang of peat… then heavenly sweet… with a lingering trail of smoke.
Colour: Shimmering pale gold.
Nose: A shower of peppery, aromatic herbs shoots through the air, scattering particles of effervescent perfume. In its wake, smoked fruits, briny seaweed and fennel. The sensation comes full circle with the earthy, grounding aroma of vetiver root.
Add a few drops of water and luscious linseed oil comes to the surface. Sending wafts of sweet smoked toffee, brazil nuts and soot into the atmosphere.
Taste: At 100ppm, the peat is firing on all cylinders, with blasts of spice, salted caramel and billowing smoke.
Then it’s back to the laboratory, where antiseptic lozenges, medicinal notes and zingy aniseed intermingle with dark tar and intense chilli-spice.
Finish: Prepare for a long, lingering, peppery aftertaste that goes on and on and on…
Award Winning Whisky.
World Whisky Awards 2016: Best Scotch. Islay Single Malt Whisky. No Age Statement.
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