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Arran 10-year-old

Overall rating
82.69/100
votes
31
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2020
Stated Age
10 years old
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L 23 01 20
Barcode
5060044480638
Added on
18 Feb 2020 4:48 pm by danilo
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 35.80

15 × in wishlist

31 × member ratings

131 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Arran 10-year-old

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.69 points

  1. ShayneSG scored this whisky 87 points Newbie

    This new version Arran 10 yo increased more percentage of sherry cask used,thus you could taste more sweet such as honey ,brown sugar.Anyway I would prefer this bottle than the older one.

  2. aksm_be scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
      Very pleasant nose. Soft with vanilla, coconut and honey
    • Taste
      85 85
      Citrus, fresh and a bit sharp. Soft malty.
    • Finish
      85 85
      Not so long but packs some heat even this it's only 46% nutty aftertaste and some bitter dark chocolate

  3. antyloop scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
      exceptionally fresh and sweet malt ... honey, sweet citruses ... apricots ... malt - a crust of hot fresh gray bread ... orange slices in brown cane sugar ...
    • Taste
      87 87
      completely not alcoholic ... very fresh ... in most shades it repeats aromas - sweet ripe citruses, caramel of burnt sugar ... honeyiness ... a bakery with fresh bread ...
    • Finish
      85 85
      long ... velvet ... refreshing ... honey + overripe apricot ... malt ...

  4. Archer scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Arran, a friendly distillery, privately run, in a fantastic island location. So far, unfortunately, only a few whiskys from Arran have really picked me up, but I like to have an Arran in my glass every now and then to check the mood. I didn't know the 10yo before, and since I am very fond of whiskys of the same age from the peninsula, I thought that would be a good starting point to write another chapter in the book: "With Arran on you and you". It became a short chapter. At first there is hardly anything in the nose, then it stays pale on the tongue and, as if that wasn't enough, he says goodbye before dessert. Except for a slight alcoholic tinge on the palate, it has no active off-notes, but there is a clear lack of accents and even rudimentary exciting combinations of aromas that are not just “there” but also interact.
    • Nose
      83 83
      Hm, it makes me fidget in my nose, it obviously takes a kickstart sip to get a little more nasal power - now a little better, then we can start.
      Hazelnut brittle, almonds, vanilla, honey and ginger biscuits. Maybe a hint of orange, but the aromas are difficult to separate from each other. Malty and slightly spicy.
    • Taste
      83 83
      Dry start with a hazelnut / almond mixture, with orange biscuits, malt and honey. Milk chocolate, milk coffee. Makes a pure and clear impression - maybe a little too pure and clear. Over time, a slightly alcoholic sting that subsides after a while.
    • Finish
      82 82
      Exit
      Nutty and malty, dry. Short rather than medium long.

  5. Goldenwhiskycave scored this whisky 72 points Expert Senior

    new bottle looks nice, the cork is very soft and loose in the bottle. light copper in color. fast tears and liquid in the glass
    • Nose
      74 74
      a nice soft cherry touch, orange peel, soft, soft chocolate, sleek, light alcohol very soft, nuts
    • Taste
      70 70
      creamy, orange peel is back in the taste, alcohol is stronger in taste than the smell, sharp woody taste, not so spicy but still strong,
    • Finish
      71 71
      firm long, strong alcohol, sweet, creamy

  6. Derufus scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

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

  7. mogumogumogu scored this whisky 83 points Newbie

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      60 60

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