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Arran Sherry Cask

Overall rating
85.28/100
votes
70
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Bodega
Bottled
2019
Casktype
Sherry Hogshead
Strength
55.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
20 08 19
Barcode
5060044483776
Added on
12 Sep 2019 1:07 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 49,85

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70 × member ratings

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Whisky Reviews for Arran Sherry Cask

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.28 points

  1. bimbes184 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    Nose: strong sherry aromas, but they are very fresh. A nice mix of light fruity, citrus and sherry flavors. Flowery, caramel, toasted almonds, hazelnuts, raisins, marzipan, lemon, blood orange, sweetened peppermint tea.

    Taste: oily, sweet, great onset, sweet / spicy, he pushes on with schnapps squash, apple juice, dried fig, peach, overripe pear, again the nut corners, milk chocolate.

    Finish: Medium long, very sweet, the oak is noticeable, becomes dry but remains sweet and slightly tart, the citrus notes always resonate in the background.

    Nice connection of the citrus-freight with the sherry-flavors, the alcohol-strength also fits very well. Not too young and no sulfur. Of that I could imagine a bottle zuzlegen, he is probably not too old, so it lacks in the mMn a bit of depth. Is still delicious

  2. Jorennuyts scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  3. Bam scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    I like it well, the Arran character can compete well with the sherry flavors and the oak, so you have a full, strong, but at the same time fresh whisky.
    • Nose
      Strong, sweet, but fresh sherry aromas, red apples, grapes, fresh figs. The sherry aromas combine with the Arran citrus character to blood orange. The oak comes up, bringing with it hazelnuts and spices. Cloves and aloe vera.
    • Taste
      strong onset, oily mouthfeel, sweet fruits, grapes, sweets (this time the dried) red apples, and the blood orange. Nutty and worthy comes the oak, nougat, cloves, cinnamon.
    • Finish
      Medium long, beautiful bittersweet notes, and again a certain freshness, between citrus and menthol. The oak already sounds with dark nougat.

  4. Stanzeflasche scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Deep in sherry. It's fruity indeed, compote of apples and grapes, but it lacks depth. It's nice in the mouth nevertheless.
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      85 85

  5. gaboruso scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  6. Georges scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
      Sweet, sherry, fruity (oranges, apricots, apples), spicy (cinnamon, ginger, pepper), ripe figs
    • Taste
      83 83
      Sweet, sherry, figs, chocolate, fruity (mandarines, oranges, apricots), black cherries
    • Finish
      82 82
      Medium long, sweet, fruity

  7. Demasy scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    non chill filtered, natural colour, natural cask strength at a reasonable price.
    Could be my new daily sherried dram
    • Nose
      86 86
      clean without sulfur. Opens up after a while to become a little more dusty.
      No alcohol burn to be found
    • Taste
      89 89
      nice sherry flavour with dark chocolate and orange marmalade (think Pim's cakes from LU). Sherry isn't to overpowering i think.
      very nice consistency with a somewhat thicker mouth feel.
      Burn is more real here, but well integrated.
      Maybe lacks a little flavour but what can or would u expect for this price bracket
    • Finish
      88 88
      more chocolate and something vegetal in the aftertaste countering the sherry sweetness. some while like it, others will not.
      Finish is long and rounded.

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