Ardbeg The Abyss

A whisky reborn...


There once was a whisky called Ardbeg Corryvreckan Limited Edition. Deep at the heart of that whisky was spirit matured in heavily toasted French oak casks. These were the casks that gave that legendary whisky its hair-raising power.

Only a handful of those historic casks survive to this day. The last remnants of an iconic favourite. Now they return as Ardbeg The Abyss.


Introducing Ardbeg Vintage_Y2K

A Glitch in the Ardware...

Remember the year 2000? A time of frenzy and panic surrounding the millennium bug. People everywhere going crazy predicting computerised chaos, digital meltdown and an end to everything.

As Dr Bill Lumsden, Master Distiller, said, "it's inevitable something, somewhere was going to get overlooked." And sure enough, a handful of casks were inexplicably sent to a distant warehouse.

Dr Bill added, "whisky can slip through the net from time to time, but never quite like this!" This ultra-rare vintage matured in obscurity for 23 years until it was finally recovered.

A marriage of Oloroso sherry and bourbon casks, Ardbeg Vintage_Y2K emits notes of lemon balsam and linseed oil, with hints of heather honey and creosote. Intensely sweet and classically smoky, peppermint and aniseed load up into ground coffee and oak tannins.

This limited edition is the first release of this millenium spirit. To be the first to know when Ardbeg Vintage_Y2K becomes available where you are, register your interest below.


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There's some weird stuff out there...

If you’re into the pressing issues of the day, you could join the Extreme Ironing Bureau. If you’re into cutting corners, you could join the Lawnmower Racing Association. And if you’ve got your head in them, you could join the Cloud Appreciation Society. But if you like your whisky weird, you’ve come to the right place.



Our Whisky

A revered single malt.
The Committee's favourite whisky.
Not for the faint-hearted.
Guaranteed to provoke discussion.
Intricate, balanced, and beguiling.

Ardbeg Day 2024

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Welcome to a spectacle of flavours!

We present to you a spectacle of showstopping flavours!

Ardbeg Spectacular has been matured in rare port wine casks and married with classic bourbon. Supremely balanced, this whisky tumbles onto the palate in a blaze of peculiar flavours and aromas never before experienced in an Ardbeg. Darker in nature, the port wine barrels have imbued a devilishly sweet side to this classically smoky dram.

Enjoy Ardbeg Spectacular today!


"As close to perfection as makes no difference."

*In the last seven years, Ardbeg has been the most awarded smoky single malt scotch whisky.

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