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Arran 12-year-old

Overall rating
88.37/100
votes
73
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Small Batch
Vintage
2006
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Burgundy Cask
Number of bottles
750
Strength
53.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5060044483325
Added on
21 Oct 2018 1:34 pm by DIONYSUS2
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 99.90

24 × in wishlist

73 × member ratings

152 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Arran 12-year-old

15 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.37 points

  1. Dris scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  2. Toto0808 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    delicious
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87

  3. Bam scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    Incredibly concentrated berries and cherry aromas that dominate everything here.
    • Nose
      Very intense nose, an intense mix of red fruits and berries, concentrated and concentrated. Black Forest cake, marzipan, dark honey, dark chocolate. Old leather. A little blood orange and vanilla in the background keep the balance.
    • Taste
      Moderate start, oily mouthfeel. Boiled berries and cherries, dark caramel, marzipan. Then slowly a few hostel notes, grapefruit, dark chocolate.
    • Finish
      Medium to long. These concentrated berries and cherry aromas, dark chocolate, blood orange are also on the finish.

  4. Matej71 scored this whisky 90 points Member Junior

  5. Issie did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Leather, old wood, pine needles, cress on cotton wool, blackberries, strawberries, nuts, a little bit of citrus - more in the direction of orange, nutmeg, grasses, little bit that really reminds of dry red wine
    • Taste
      Sweet, dark honey, strawberry, cherry, cherry yogurt, currants, herbs, lemon, even more cherries, nuts, dark chocolate, gets slightly dry in the mouth

  6. lincolnimp scored this whisky 60 points Connoisseur

    I don`t usually like wine finishes so I approached this with caution.
    I was right this is not my thing, it just does not taste like how a whisky should, end of.
    Not suited to my palate, the nose is ok , it is too spirity and thin on the palate for me.
    60 points overall
    • Nose
      70 70
    • Taste
      55 55
    • Finish
      60 60

  7. Kantenmechaniker scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    A really nice whisky, if one stands on vollmundingen Weinfasseinfluss, then you are right here
    • Nose
      wow, starts directly intense and full of aromas, very fat, the barrel is very dominant here, intense cooked red fruits, cherry-raspberry-sude, nutty, light acidity of the fruit, one already thinks to chew, one has almost the feeling actually smelling of a red wine, in the background some malt, marzipan, after the first sip also clearly milk chocolate in the nose, the nuts are now also roasted, the nose is really very good
    • Taste
      oily, intense, wow, roasted nuts strike, even a little sulfur, creamy, strong acidity of the berries, I never had that intense, definitely raspberry, but totally concentrated, in addition to the nuts, so from Arran I find nothing more, although in the back something Florales comes through, nice
    • Finish
      Light acidity, some fennel, it is lighter and fresher, yes now shows the Arran his face, while chewing comes then again and again nut and raspberry again more clearly, pleasantly fading

  8. dRambo scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    great part, ivh think that went to 100 ¬ that was appropriate, he lives extremely well from the good barrel in which he was - does not bother me, I would buy, I missed
    • Nose
      89 89
      beautiful Sherry nose, creamy berry cocktail, caramel, leather - very balanced - absolutely killed by sherry keg - I do not like Arran, here is nothing left of Arran in the nose
    • Taste
      87 87
      ostensibly a lot of delicious sherry barrel, berry jam and red groats from the very best. Later candied ginger, very warming, typical herbs and spices Arran oak, tree juice, wax, herbal tea with thyme - very yummy - nicely integrated alcohol - but already so Fassassig of the Arran almost nothing remains
    • Finish
      88 88
      warm, fruity, peppery but not alcoholic, slightly dry, very nice complex sherry front with red berries and orange peel - medium to long for his age great

  9. 88plus Bus did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    First, nice dark color.

    Nose - no alcohol stands out, very nice.

    Could smell it for hours. Smells like a good red wine and caramel.

    Taste - sch .... is the most delicious - googling right away - there is no more: banghead:

    Tastes of dark fruits, caramel and red wine again. Nice, longer finish

  10. mema82 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

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