Ardbeg Dark Cove Ardbeg Day 2016: A Peaty Celebration
Dark Cove is a limited edition release on May 28th to commemorate Artbeck Day 2016. Aged in ex-sherry casks and ex-bourbon casks it has sweet smoky and spicy flavours.
- A Festival Expression: Ardbeg Dark Cove Ardbeg Day 2016 is a special limited edition whisky created in celebration of Ardbeg Day, an annual event held by the Islay distillery to commemorate its rich peaty heritage.
- Intense Peatiness: Ardbeg is renowned for its bold peaty character, and Dark Cove doesn’t disappoint. Expect powerful notes of smoky peat, charred oak, and a hint of medicinal qualities.
- Complex and Dark: This expression often features complexity with layers of flavor. You may find dark chocolate, coffee, toffee, and hints of brine from the Islay coast.
- Slightly Sweet: Dark Cove can have a touch of sweetness, with flavors like dried fruits, vanilla, and a subtle nuttiness.
- Robust Finish: The finish tends to be long and robust, with the smoky, peaty notes lingering on the palate.
- Limited Availability: As a festival release, Ardbeg Dark Cove Ardbeg Day 2016 is often produced in limited quantities. This exclusivity can make it highly sought after by collectors and Ardbeg enthusiasts.
- Collectible Packaging: Special festival releases like this one often come in unique packaging, adding to their collectible appeal.
- Neat or with a Drop of Water: Enjoy Dark Cove neat to experience its full intensity, or add a drop or two of water to open up its flavors.
- Whisky Glass: Use a whisky glass, such as a Glencairn, to concentrate the aromas and flavors.
- Annual Release: While Ardbeg Dark Cove Ardbeg Day 2016 was released in 2016, it’s not uncommon for collectors and specialized whisky retailers to have bottles available, albeit at varying prices.
- “Ardbeg Dark Cove Ardbeg Day 2016: A Celebration of Peat and Whisky”
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- Ardbeg Dark Cove Ardbeg Day 2016
- Limited edition Islay whisky
- Ardbeg festival release