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Machrie Moor Cask Strength

Overall rating
84.75/100
votes
46
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Peated Arran Malt
Bottled
2018
Casktype
Ex-Bourbon
Strength
56.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L 15 08 18
Barcode
5060044482793
Added on
17 Oct 2018 8:41 am by Dirk
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 53.58

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46 × member ratings

153 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Machrie Moor Cask Strength

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.75 points

  1. Mapl scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  2. Issie did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Very noticeable warm smoke, honey, some cinnamon, the alcohol is clearly noticeable, grasses, vanilla, sweet pastries, some apple, melon

      The nose gets used to the smoke and alcohol over time and from there it becomes sweeter and fruity
    • Taste
      Honey, herb candy, lemon, grapefruit, some wood, smoke, ash, pepper

  3. MaartenC scored this whisky 88 points Member Junior

  4. Jackson05 scored this whisky 72 points Expert Senior

    Im not sure Arrans delicate floral whisky would stand up to peat and if this is any indication, then I’m right. Obviously very young. Grainy alcohol, vegetal Peat, cheap citrus and a little floral. Not my thing at all. A release like this is just not what whisky should be about.

  5. DarrenHJA scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    All peat and strong alcohol feels. No body, no finishing.
    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      79 79

  6. Stanzeflasche scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Granular peat, a little sticky, vegetal. Swamps. Humus. Nice mouth, but average finish.
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  7. Rien scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      82 82

  8. drkrylov scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    The sixth batch of Arran's peated single malt, with a redesigned paper label. Peated to a level of 20PPM, Machrie Moor is named after the peat bog on the western part of the Isle of Arran.
    • Nose
      Classic tropical sand dune notes alongside some alluring peat smoke.
    • Taste
      Golden biscuity barley, pineapple, vanilla, lemon and lime peels, it's what we expect now, and it is good.
    • Finish
      Long and fruity with lingering peat smoke.

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