The Arran 12 Year Old Cask Strength Malt Whisky

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alc./vol:
54.1%

Proof:
108.2°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
No age statement

Closure: Natural cork stopper

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom


The inaugural release of Arran Malt 12 year old cask strength. Aged in 100% sherry casks with a high proportion being first-fill Hogsheads, this limited release of 12,000 bottles was bottled in September 2011 at cask strength without chill-filtration. Read more

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 07/05/2012

Appearance

(1st batch 09) Clear, pale amber with yellow gold highlights.

Aroma

Pungent, delicately spiced baked apple and pear nose with light sherry, faint citrus, ripe peach skin and toasted oak.

Taste

(diluted to approx. 43%) Powerful, tightly integrated and lightly fruity, spicy palate with buttery dry lightly smoked oak, burnt toast and more subtle flavours of leather, cinnamon and lemon zest.

Aftertaste

Lengthily, smoked crispy bacon and spice finish turning salty.

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