Whiskybase
Overall rating
88.90/100
votes
27
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Claxton's (Cl)
Bottling serie
The Single Cask
Vintage
08.08.1996
Bottled
11.06.2018
Stated Age
21 years old
Casktype
Sherry Puncheon
Casknumber
1843-939
Number of bottles
609
Strength
52.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
20 Jul 2018 7:02 pm by Andi_Whisky&Vinyl
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 123,05

12 × in wishlist

27 × member ratings

24 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Arran 1996 Cl

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.90 points

  1. butt scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    He needs time to breathe. At first Sherrynoten hardly existent, alcohol only weak to smell, Acetonnote. After 10 minutes significantly more sherry.
    He floats in the mouth without corners and edges, lies soft on the tongue with fine sherry flavors. As soon as he enters the pharynx, the alcohol is clearly noticeable and wipes away the soft and gentle. Too bad.
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87

  2. Glen Valley scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      88 88
      Croutons, toasted bread, medicated crispness, gunpowder glue, glue on toast, spring flower, slightly musty (wet children's bicycle clothes) sherry aroma, but still very good aroma, alcohol barely noticeable.
      With more air: more sherry. Very clearly. salty butter caramel (caramel au beur salé). With more air around classes better. The adhesive is gone. Alcohol comes with time. Nose rounder than the finish.
    • Taste
      87 87
      Soft, smooth, smooth, alcohol creeps over your tongue, creeps overcast in November rain, light smoky, Black Forest ham - very back of the throat - late.
      Very nice taste the bottom line. With more air but sharply sharpening.
    • Finish
      82 82
      Medium-length finish, becoming drier, remains fruity, dark chocolate (cocoa 70% +), bicycle frame at the very end (medical, metallic). Alcohol comes to the fore again. When it gets sharper, the very elegant of the whisky takes something away. In the end, with more air, vanilliger. The metallic becomes more broccoli than idea.

      Three drops of water take the stinging almost completely away. The slightly metallic remains.

  3. Titi94 did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

    Nose: Characteristic Arran fruitiness (think pineapple and grapefruit), playing well with raisin and chocolate notes from the cask.

    Palate: Cloudy lemonade, sandalwood, sultana, gingerbread and stroopwafel.

    Finish: Enjoyably malty, with hints of candied ginger lasting.

  4. Indianerhäuptling scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      88 88

Tastingtags

Add tasting tags by clicking the flavours you recognized in this whisky.

Whiskybase

Whiskybase is founded in 2007 with the goal to create the biggest resource of whisky information in the world. A community driven website built by and for whisky enthusiasts.  




Whiskybase B.V. 
Zwaanshals 530 
3035 KS Rotterdam 
The Netherlands 

KVK: 52072819
VAT: NL850288836B01

Copyright © 2018


Forgot your password?

Login