What's in a name? Ardmore 16 Year Old 1996 Cask 8020 - Old Malt Cask (Douglas Laing) whisky is called whisky because it's produced in Scotland. Were it from America it would be spelled Ardmore 16 Year Old 1996 Cask 8020 - Old Malt Cask (Douglas Laing) whiskey, rather than whisky.
Nose: Wood ash and hints of smoked meat. A little gingernut, barley and allspice.
Palate: Oily, spicy palate with big notes of wood smoke and pepper.
Finish: Citrusy finish. Hints of wood ash on the tail.
Overall: A smouldering, spicy Ardmore...