Arran 1997

Overall rating
87.52/100
votes
33
Whiskybase ID
WB170898
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask
Vintage
09.06.1997
Bottled
15.09.2020
Stated Age
23 years old
Casktype
Sherry Cask
Casknumber
1997/907
Number of bottles
205
Strength
48.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5060044484285
Bottled for
Kammer Kirsch Exclusive
Added on
28 nov 2020 12:02 am by little dram
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 174.00

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33 × member ratings

53 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Arran 1997

6 users have left 6 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 87.52 points.

  1. Astrid scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Solid, but doesn’t knock you out of the water. Tastes like American oak.
    • Nose
      86 86
      very sweet vanilla with sweetened jelly candies and light oak, caramel, honey, pineapple and lime, banana, over time the oak becomes more spicy, orange, cinnamon, apple, apricot, a touch of dark chocolate with hazelnut and raisins, lots of ripe fruits, the sherry shows up only subtly
    • Taste
      87 87
      velvety spice with aromatic oak and vanilla, caramel and dark chocolate, here the sherry comes out a little more, hints of raisins and prunes, banana, almonds and some walnuts, slightly oily and salty with a bit of leather, clove, honey and apple, orange , Nutmeg and traces of cinnamon
    • Finish
      86 86
      warming, chocolaty dry oak with fine spices, blanched almonds, vanilla and caramel, hints of prune, ripe orange and apricot, slightly earthy with cocoa and a dollop of honey

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  3. Expraesi scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      88 88

  4. gallfux did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    It's pretty good. Not as good as I imagine with the data, however. It doesn't have enough volume in the mouth for that and the finish is relatively flat.
    • Nose
      Pretty cute. Quittengelee. Baked apple. Nashi pear. A bit of citrus is also involved. Some flower meadow. Bergamot. Then comes the wood. Tree sap, but also now and then rather dusty wood. There is also a certain fresh and cooling-looking note in it. I'll say lemon balm.
    • Taste
      Relatively creamy. Caramel and Ahron Syrup. Apricot. Sea buckthorn. But then the seasoning also sets in. In addition, a nice tingling sensation, which I usually have at Arrans and which I like. More peppery here, but not unpleasant for me.
    • Finish
      Apricot peel. Chocolate. Sour, slightly bitter wood tones. Pretty dry.

  5. robse211 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

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

  6. mema82 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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

  7. bakerman scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

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