Arran 1996 UD

Overall rating
88.88/100
votes
10
Whiskybase ID
WB167015
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
UD - bottler (UD)
Bottling serie
9th Roma Whisky Festival 2020
Vintage
1996
Bottled
2020
Stated Age
23 years old
Casktype
2nd Fill Bourbon Hogshead
Casknumber
753
Strength
51.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Whisky & Co
Added on
08 oct 2020 1:33 pm by Jabax
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 185.00

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10 × member ratings

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Whisky reviews for Arran 1996 UD

5 users have left 5 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 88.88 points.

  1. Kensay scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    A light citrus whisky for a warm spring evening. I don't understand why, but it seemed to me much easier than the release from the same barrel wb164863. Overexposed?
    • Nose
      89 89
      Butter cream, pickles or pickles, light smoke, citruses and ripe yellow fruits. It seems like a strange set, but very dignified and harmonious
    • Taste
      88 88
      Lemon juice, some smoked fish, olive oil and coal dust
    • Finish
      88 88
      Smoke citruses and cream, long enough and gentle

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  3. vlad78 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Light, as if soaring, played on high notes of whisky.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Vanilla, fruity (yellow apple, apricot, duchesse) and citrus tones, a little candied fruit. All this breeze blows in the face, however, periodically receding.
    • Taste
      87 87
      The same profile on the palate: light and delicate, but quite simple.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Sweet like lollipops, medium length.

  4. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    21 22 22 21 86

    don't ask why, but today from the sample this whisky is somehow different, not at all the same as half a barrel for Scotch88, ok, you have to try again on occasion...

  5. Yarema scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Great Whisky that I don't even want to describe. We drank together with our Ukrainian brothers the first bottling. And everything has already been said. The only difference is that in this bottle it is felt that the barrel has stood and breathed thus in the first nose you can immediately hear notes of smoke (coal fumigation of the barrel).
    Nose - 23
    Taste - 23
    Finish - 22
    Balance - 22
    Rating - 90

  6. alexboychuk scored this whisky 91 points Member Senior

    A very atypical Arran. Layered and complex, still quite smoky. He will surprise you. 91

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