Insider knowledge: Ardbeg 18 Year Old 1993 - Mission (Murray McDavid) whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Ardbeg 18 Year Old 1993 - Mission (Murray McDavid) whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Vanilla, Nutella and oily phenols. A little tar, porridge oats, hay and boiled sweets.
Palate: Lime juice, butterscotch, candy floss, peat smoke, lapsang souchong and mezcal.
Finish: Peppery and bittersweet with sweet oak and coffee beans.