Ardbeg distillery has unveiled The Rollercoaster, a very limited edition set of two Ardbeg whiskies distilled in the 1980s for €100,000. The whiskies, distilled in March 1981 and October 1989 respectively, were chosen to represent the tumultuous history of the Ardbeg distillery prior to becoming an Islay institution.
Ardbeg Week continues! And, today we are taking a look at Ardbeg’s best whiskies according to famed whisky critic and writer, Serge Valentin, of WhiskyFun.com. Serge Valentin has had the pleasure of trying whiskies from numerous different distilleries over the years, documenting his tastings on his blog. His reviews are extremely influential and held in […]
Ardbeg week continues today with another Ardbeg expression that we are proud to be offering on our online shop. Ardbeg has seen massive commercial success over the past two decades, and older bottlings of Ardbeg now command high prices at auction, and are highly sought-after. This bottle is a 1965 15 Year Old that was […]
It is Ardbeg week here at Mark Littler Ltd! And, today we are going to talk about the most expensive bottles of Ardbeg ever sold at auction. In the last 20 years, Ardbeg has been consistently releasing Committee Releases and Limited Releases that have been highly sought-after by collectors, as well as some vintage statements […]
Continuing with Ardbeg week, we are proud to offer this Ardbeg Provenance 1974 on our online shop. This rare and collectible bottle is a limited edition cask strength bottling of Ardbeg. The whisky was distilled in 1974, and bottled in 1997 to celebrate the rebirth of Ardbeg. Ardbeg had recently been purchased by Glenmorangie PLC, […]
Ardbeg has a long history filled with mergers, closures, fires, and recent success. We have put together this handy timeline to help you keep track of all of the important dates in Ardbeg’s history from the first record of a distillery on the site in 1794, to the present day.
Ardbeg proves a distillery can successfully come back from the dead, with its highly peated malt now one of the most highly regarded whiskies in the world. Yet as recently as the mid-1990s Ardbeg’s future both as a distillery and a single malt was in doubt. Ardbeg’s reopening in 1997 was one of the first […]
This week at Mark Littler Ltd…it’s Ardbeg Week! Ardbeg distillery is located on Islay’s southern coast, and was officially founded by John MacDougall in 1815, and has long been regarded as Islay’s smokiest malt – a title now being challenged by Bruichladdich’s Octomore. The increasing popularity of peated malts has seen Ardbeg achieve cult status, […]