Founder: The MacDougall Family
Year Founded: 1815
Distillery Location: Port Ellen, Islay, Scotland
Tel: 011 44 1496 302244
Master Distiller / Blender: Michael Heads, Distillery Manager
Ardbeg Essential Facts
- The Islay distillery was mothballed in 1981. It reopened for good in 1997 and began producing whisky regularly.
- Ardbeg Supernova was named “Scotch Whisky of the Year” in the 2010 edition of Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible.
- The name Ardbeg is Gaelic for ‘small headland.’
How you should drink Ardbeg
- On the rocks
- With a bit of water
- With club soda