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Arran 10-year-old

Overall rating
80.26/100
votes
205
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Stone label
Stated Age
10 years old
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5060044480638
Added on
20 Feb 2010 11:15 am
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 53,43

6 × in wishlist

205 × member ratings

455 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Arran 10-year-old

32 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.26 points

  1. Mr. D. scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      81 81

  2. Andytka3 scored this whisky 67 points Connoisseur

    N- Heats of burning paper envelop the citrus, peach and floral aromas. Lasting sharpness and pungent strength.

    P- Sweet malts, toasted bread and coffee. F- Medium, finishes what she should be. Likely rough entry and warming
    with spirity heats staying on. Sweet honey and bitterness remains.
    — at The Whisky Bar, Kuala Lumpur.
    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      80 80

  3. Mr.Sandwich scored this whisky 72 points Expert Senior

    For about 30 euros a satisfactory price-performance ratio
    • Nose
      69 69
    • Taste
      70 70
    • Finish
      75 75

  4. Mr.Sandwich scored this whisky 72 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Very young and citrusy with some acidity. Fruits are in the foreground, removing vanilla and toffee. Due to age little seasoning and logging.
    • Taste
      Begin mildly (the first 3 seconds) and then come with full force and a lot of acidity. Therefore, I would have rated the ABV higher. Otherwise like the nose, with unripe fruits, little spice and little wood.
    • Finish
      Hot (pepper), acidity and some vanilla.

  5. pianoman scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Light. Some apple and pear. Malty with a little coriander.
    • Taste
      Peppery and grassy. Then some fruit with nuts.

  6. 11insomnium scored this whisky 69 points Member Senior

    Nosing: Light, fresh, some fruit

    Tasting: sharpness, apple, herbs

    With water: a little more fruit

    Comment: Very simple with few flavors

  7. Blo scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    Not my favorite, but a good coastal Entry-Level.
    • Nose
      Green apple, a little honey. It's quite dry, its island side is felt via saline notes in the background. A little smoke. It's quite simple but pleasant. The nose reminds me a bit of Kilkerran or some Bruichladdich.
    • Taste
      More malty than the nose, green apple notes still remain. Fairly light despite its 46%. And unfortunately that's about it ... maybe a little porridge and more malty notes then. Too bad because the nose seemed more engaging.
    • Finish
      Quite short, astringent and rather salty.

  8. jhut scored this whisky 83 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      Slightly heavier than the Glenkinchie, simpler too. Again grass, but less fresh than the glenkinchie. Dark apples.
    • Taste
      fris, fruit. Citrus.
    • Finish
      H honest, little malt. Aftertaste keeps up pretty quickly. Dried fruit at the end

  9. Dris scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    A more or less refined whisky. Dominated by vanilla fresh citrus and a subtle salty maritime note. Not very complex...
    2014.05.

  10. markkerr02 scored this whisky 76 points Expert Senior

    Test 054: Arran with Euan Mitchel - 051011
    The whisky tested:
    Glass 1 Robert Burns Malt (5Y), 40%; 324: - 0 points Glass 2 Arran Malt (7Y), 43%; 349: - 11 points Glass 3 Arran Vintage 1996, 46%; 357: - 20 points Glass 4 Arran 10Y, 46%; 1079: - 61 points Glass 5 Arran Champagne Cask, 58.9%; price about £ 40-45 44 points Glass 6 Arran Port Cask, 58.5%; price about £ 40-45 12 points
    Testimonials Bernt Sjödin Arran 10Y, 46%; 1079: - Is a bottle of the first week's whisky produced at the distillery. There are three sherry hogshead, grabs 3.6 and 8 that have been bottled. A total of 1200 bottles of which 30 come to Sweden. Color: Light amber. Scent: Very wet nonsense, feeling mature, big. Taste: Full-bodied, mellow, big. Aftertaste: Long, nutty, sweetheart, a lot of sherry. Just my opinion, a deliciously good whisky to be only 10 years old. http://smad.se/provningar/Provning%2054%20Arran.html

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