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Arran Lochranza Castle

Overall rating
88.22/100
votes
93
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Explorers Series
Bottled
2019
Stated Age
21 years old
Casktype
Ex-Sherry Hogsheads Amontillado Sherry Finish
Number of bottles
9000
Strength
47.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L 20 03 19
Barcode
5060044483585
Added on
03 Apr 2019 2:44 pm by ctu
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 170,29

48 × in wishlist

93 × member ratings

639 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Arran Lochranza Castle

10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.22 points

  1. avansele scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Wonderfull well matured signature of Arran. A lot of fruit and vanilla. A very long warm, mellow and creamy finish. Stunning !
    • Nose
      88 88
      Lots of vanilla, pineapple, quite creamy. Some coconut
    • Taste
      89 89
      A burst of vanilla, pineapple, whipped cream, a lot of woodyness (fresh oak).
    • Finish
      90 90
      Very fruity and creamy finish. Again pineapples and some apricots as well now. A long and nuttyness and woodyness stays in the mouth for quite some time.

  2. Kovalyoff scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    90 Wonderful Molt! Wonderful legs!
    Nose: tight, cream vanilla, dried fruit, sandalwood.
    Taste: full, dense, beauty! Dried fruits, vanilla, cinnamon.
    Aftertaste: warm, very long. Nothing bulges!
    Wonderful!!!

  3. maurisso scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    The third trilogy from Arran. To me this "second of the third" is the best bottling ever so far.

  4. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    21 22 22 22 87

  5. toklian scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    N21 P22 F22 B22

  6. KonstUA scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Nose 23, taste 22, finish 22, balance 22

  7. Jorennuyts scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

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

  8. DarrenHJA scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    A different take from the previous Brodick Bay. Minus the floral, green, grassy notes. Plus some sweet fruity and explosion of fruit notes. No citrus.

    86 now, 2 months later.
    • Nose
      89 89
      Fruity start, smells like a bourbon matured scotch. Light wood scent. Give it 20 mins or so, it will open up.
    • Taste
      90 90
      Thick and dense vanilla bean, crushed up cardamom, parsley, hint of pepper. Honeydew melon, pink lady apple. Full cream milk.
    • Finish
      92 92
      Very long finish, rather wet. The lingering melon and honey taste still wafts around. Quaker oat cereal like sensation, the feeling like some bits are stuck between teeth.

  9. nallacam scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    The finish is clearly to taste!

  10. MrYens scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      87 87

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