Ardbeg 1974 Provenance 1st Release
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Islay
  • Distillery Ardbeg
  • Age 23 Year Old
  • Distillation date 1974
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Bottling date 1997
  • Maturation ex-Bourbon casks
  • Alcohol 55.6%
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Ardbeg

1974 Provenance 1st Release (0.7l, 55.6%)
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We apologize for whispering, but there's a mythological creature in our presence. Back in 1974, Ardbeg put a very special juice in ex-Bourbon casks and told not a soul. Then, in 1997, they released it as the Provenance expression and swept everyone off their feet.

There were four separate bottlings and seven different editions of The Provenance, but this one - this one is the very first release. Only 4,000 of them were made, by the way.


*This bottle is a collector's item, we will not be able to entertain any refunds or exchanges.

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  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Islay
  • Distillery Ardbeg
  • Age 23 Year Old
  • Distillation date 1974
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Bottling date 1997
  • Maturation ex-Bourbon casks
  • Alcohol 55.6%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
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Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
Whisky distilling goes way back to 1494 when the first recorded batch was made by a posse of monks who acquired about 60 gallons of barley and decided to turn it into "aqua vitae". They created the first 1,500 bottles of Scotch in History.
Scotland is home to more than 20 million casks of maturing Whisky. That’s four for every person living there. Nuts!
Scotch Whisky is seldom aged in new barrels. Bourbon and Tennessee Whiskey casks are usually used for maturation. In addition to that, Whisky is often matured or finished in various wine casks such as Sherry or Port.
First-class Whiskies are taxed not only by the state but also by the angels. This refers to the 4% of Whisky that evaporates from the barrels every year, a phenomenon known as the angel’s share.
90% of all Scotch Whiskies sold are Blends.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
Whisky distilling goes way back to 1494 when the first recorded batch was made by a posse of monks who acquired about 60 gallons of barley and decided to turn it into "aqua vitae". They created the first 1,500 bottles of Scotch in History.
Scotland is home to more than 20 million casks of maturing Whisky. That’s four for every person living there. Nuts!
Scotch Whisky is seldom aged in new barrels. Bourbon and Tennessee Whiskey casks are usually used for maturation. In addition to that, Whisky is often matured or finished in various wine casks such as Sherry or Port.
First-class Whiskies are taxed not only by the state but also by the angels. This refers to the 4% of Whisky that evaporates from the barrels every year, a phenomenon known as the angel’s share.
90% of all Scotch Whiskies sold are Blends.
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