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Arran 1996 Gs

Overall rating
84.00/100
votes
19
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Glenscoma (Gs)
Vintage
09.06.1996
Bottled
08.2017
Stated Age
21 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Cask
Casknumber
465
Number of bottles
349
Strength
55.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
40 Jahre SCOMA
Market
de Germany
Added on
27 Oct 2017 2:49 pm by Astrid
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 98,90

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Whisky Reviews for Arran 1996 Gs

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.00 points

  1. gallfux did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    It is very different from the 1986 Glensburg Glenburgie (WID: 102755). Much less fruit. Of course he has vanilla. In addition, some cereal notes. Also beautiful oak notes are there. What surprised me is that I also resonates quite strongly pronounced so a pear note. It's sort of the way you know it from young whiskys. Overall, he also looks younger than he actually is. He will not blow me over now. It does not offer what I expected from the key data.

  2. mema82 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      84 84

  3. dramark scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      81 81

  4. pianoman scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Light, sour. Green apples, limes, unripe mango. Wet chalk, dry white wine. Wild grasses.
    • Taste
      Banana chips, chopped almonds, honey. Lavender, liquid soap. Artificial sweetness.

  5. Ed Radour scored this whisky 82 points Specialist

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      85 85

  6. dRambo scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      83 83

  7. dRambo scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    this malt has many faces - they alternate - honey, oak and spices are very good - the bitterness somehow spoil the fun - really a pity - 88 points without the false mark - with only 83
    • Nose
      Tart, creamy oak, a certain metallic bitterness - which reminds me of metallic youth but does not come from this, this flies after a short time almost completely, but spicy honey rises with very beautiful oak - sweet warm oak tones, many spices, very yummy and intensive
    • Taste
      on the palate again this metallic note (could also be grassy - but reminds me of metal) as initially in the nose - carries a certain neutral bitterness and represents a false note for me. Otherwise he is nice and sweet, with well-balanced oak, slightly tingling with mint - slightly mineral, full-bodied spicy, light acidity
    • Finish
      spicy, sweet, mint, oak, long, slightly bitter

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