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Arran 09-year-old

Overall rating
87.80/100
votes
13
Whiskybase ID
WB142642
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
White Stag - Fifth Release
Bottled
2019
Stated Age
09 years old
Casktype
4 ex-Sherry Hogsheads
Number of bottles
915
Strength
57.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5060044483875
Added on
13 Nov 2019 12:23 pm by Fundramental
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 310.71

16 × in wishlist

13 × member ratings

204 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Arran 09-year-old

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.80 points

  1. Totoro scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    What a nose! Too bad the rest cannot quite keep up.
    • Nose
      89 89
      Not too sherry-heavy. Fruity (apples, apricots) and clearly refill-based with a fragrant, floral aspect. Enticing and surprisingly well-rounded. No alcohol burn despite the single-digit age statement. Amazing nose for such a young whisky.
    • Taste
      86 86
      Perfectly okay at cask strength as well as with water. Quite some sweetness in the middle, with the typical tart, lemony Arran character only coming through at the end. Savory sherry meets citrus freshness: bit of a clash, but it works.
    • Finish
      85 85
      Tinned fruits and fudge. No off notes, but also no surprises.

  2. Dhugal MacArdry scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      88 88

  3. Brennmeister scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

  4. ThinLizzy scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

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