Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
UD - bottler (UD)
Bottling serie
Whisky Geniuses - Nadi Fiori
Stated Age
23 years old
2nd Fill Bourbon Hogshead American Oak
Number of bottles
51.4 % Vol.
700 ml
Carefully selected by Ferdinando Fiori
Bottled for
Scotch88 Ukrainian Whisky Community
Added on
02 Sep 2020 11:20 pm by HwiskyNut
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 100.00

20 × in wishlist

34 × member ratings

45 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Arran 1996 UD

17 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.52 points

  1. eselsim scored this whisky 90 points Member Senior

    23/22/22.5/22.5 90!
    • Nose
      (N 23) rounded but at the same time sonorous, crunchy, I would not think that it is a barrel. The aroma is reminiscent of the Arran brothers with burnt plastic, the bourbon barrel worked well, giving off the aroma of maple syrup, Floral, slightly soapy aroma, flows into green apples, canned pineapple. It makes you feel that the holiday is coming soon and you bought canned pineapples, and when you get in the fridge mom will give you a shout: do not touch it for the guests! Light polish, lemons in a cellophane bag. And you leave the store and chew the mattress from Roshen, somewhere in the neighboring village brought smoke from the gardens.
    • Taste
      (T 22) grilled pineapple (did not eat? Very tasty thing) smoky, plastic, candy, iodine light, nut peel, almond macaroni with vanilla meringue
    • Finish
      (F 22.5) a subtle moment that should not be missed when milk chocolate with a dose of perfume flows into nut praline, dry finish, slightly smoky, oak vanilla.

  2. DenisLeonov scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Balance (22.5)
    Wonderful molt. (90)
    • Nose
      The aroma is lollipops, pineapples, vanilla and ice cream on the floor of the cowshed ... a faint aroma of warm marmalade with a dead mouse. Wax and butter with salt. Dry wood with banana peel (23)
    • Taste
      Watery fruits, vanilla, smoke, wax and minerality (22,5)
    • Finish
      Fruit, smoky finish. Fruits with cream, dark chocolate, spicy, spicy ... a little dust from the fireplace (22)

  3. Vladimir Ziryanov scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Unlike the majority, for some reason, my nose did not open in all its glory, but the taste played 100% and generally would say 80-90% blindly that Ardmo.
    Very tasty, thanks to everyone involved in this release.
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  4. Kensay scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    delicious balanced whisky, everything is harmonious and whole
    • Nose
      Citrus, vanilla and menthol, open, rich and bright, rich dough, a little iodine and charcoal fish
    • Taste
      Lemon juice, burnt charcoal vegetables, ripe pear, some spices in oil
    • Finish
      exotic fruits with a drop of iodine, spices and oriental spices, lemon zest

  5. Ostap scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Unusual, interesting nuances, with a wonderful development of whisky. Drinks well, consistent at all stages. You will not break away. Well done, Maestro!
    • Nose
      Apple sponge cake (charlotte), berry-fruit, compote of fresh berries and fruits, rich, with pronounced salinity, seaweed, pastries, dried meat, soaked apple, skin notes, black mulberry, apple jam, citrus acid, cold tomato, pills, peppermint, vanilla, oily.
    • Taste
      Salty, smoky, meat, mint, citrus, wax, herbaceous, oily, mineral, rounded.
    • Finish
      Pepper, warming, long, herbaceous, citrus, with hints of smoke and ash, prunes, apiary, wax, a hint of pineapple.

  6. Kovalyoff scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Blender's Glass.
    The aroma develops in the glass gradually ... 20 minutes is enough. As for me, very unusual Arran. Anyway, I would never say it was Arran. The aroma is based on dry wood, attic dust and lacquer notes ... A little vanilla and hay ... light fire smoke ... 22
    There is definitely a light smoke in the taste ... no, even a whole smoked fish, but remotely ... Sea malt in taste! Salt, minerality ... 23
    Lasting aftertaste, medium duration ... varnish, ash, wood, vanilla and salt ... 23
    Balance 22.
    Total: 90

  7. olegborgol scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    not easy to evaluate with 25ml, but I liked it) 22.5-22.5-22.5-22.5

  8. funtik1975 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior


  9. toklian scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    N21 P22 F21 B22

    4-5 months after in the open bottle

  10. Макс scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      91 91


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