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Analysing a Pair of Wine Cask Finished Arrans - With The Malt Mentalist.

This week The Malt Mentalist and I will be dissecting and ruminating upon a couple of rather curious wine cask finished expressions from Arran distillery. … 1,088 more words

Tasting Notes

The Arran Malt - Tasting by Kammer-Kirsch (Events)

Though our second day at Hanse Spirit was really packed, I took the time to attend a one-hour tasting organised by Kammer-Kirsch. Our host on this beautiful afternoon was Stefan Bohn. 497 more words


Review: Arran 1998

This time another sample:

  • Arran 1998 –¬†Pineau des Charentes (55%)

This was a sample I got.


Deep gold


With water: cherry, raisins, tobacco, vanilla, herbs, paint… 45 more words


Review for International Scotch Day: Arran 21st Anniversary LE

Arran 21st Anniversary Limited Edition

(52.6%, matured in ex-Oloroso sherry hogsheads, 5,988 bottles, 2016 Limited Edition, ~$210 CAD)

A limited edition released in late 2016 to celebrate Arran’s 21st anniversary, this bottling is made using whisky distilled during the first 3 years of production (from 1995 to 1997). 149 more words


Whisky 2017 - 20-23

20 – Liquid Treasures Clynelish 18 Bourbon Hogshead 1997
Tropical fruit, honey, pastries, salty butter, gooseberries, toffee apples. Pie crust, apples, salt, lard, bananas, cloves, mint. 98 more words

Arran Malt Standard Line-up: 10, 14, 18, 12CS

I’ve had the privilege of trying some pretty unique and cool Arran bottlings and they’ve cemented Arran as one of my favourite distilleries. So when my wife and I went to the Isle of Arran and the distillery, I was quite excited to see they had some minis for sale of the standard expressions so I could see what the base spirit tastes like. 499 more words