Ardbeg An Oa is a single malt whiskey from the core range of the brand. This Ardbeg matures into a vessel in which whiskey is assembled from three other vattypes. This involves a combination of whiskey from a Pedro Ximénez barrel, extra virgin burnt oak barrel and a former bourbonvat. The end result is a smoky whiskey on the nose with hints of toffee, anise, dates, fruits and herbs. The flavor resembles a blend of chocolate, toffee, anise, orange and various spices. Also note timber. The finish is lingering and intense.