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Overall rating
83.00/100
vote
1
Whiskybase ID
175100
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Stirling Distillery (Stir)
Bottling serie
The Arngibbon
Vintage
2012
Bottled
2020
Stated Age
08 years old
Casktype
hogshead
Casknumber
0096
Number of bottles
397
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
50 ml 700 ml
Label
Arngibbon Release. 1
Added on
21 Jan 2021 6:52 pm by whisky313
Single Cask Whisky

Average value

£ 53.48

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Whisky Reviews for Sons of Scotland 2012 Stir

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.00 points

  1. adriank scored this whisky 83 points Member Senior

    Can be a good dram, but feels a bit too unrefined, and young, even at this age.
    • Nose
      83 83
      Sweet and reminiscent of dessert wines. (Sauternes, Tokaji 5-6 puttonyos) White grapes, peach, some creaminess. Thin custard note, and some oak.
    • Taste
      81 81
      White grapes hit your palate straight away. Grapes,... no more likely pomace eau du vie. Dry, hay? Oaky, bit raw, bitter towards the finish.
    • Finish
      84 84
      Surprisingly long, according to what I had expected after nosed it. Ends with sweet malty note. Pain au raisin.

  2. whisky313 did not rate this whisky Specialist

    official information:

    Take the next Step, with Stirling Distillery…

    Sons of Scotland Collection.

    Single Cask Releases

    The Sons of Scotland collection will celebrate the history of Stirlingshire’s rich whisky making heritage. The first release from the Sons of Scotland series will see Stirling Distillery release single cask bottling features, each named after historical Stirlingshire distilleries.

    Each release will be limited and numbered.

    8 year old Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    Arngibbon Distillery 19th Century – representing our Speyside Casks

    Arngibbon distillery operated in Kippen, Stirlingshire, for six short years in 1825 by John Morrison. Arngibbon itself was an estate of at least four farms and one country house, which was located southwest of Arnprior. At the time that the distillery was established there, the estate was the seat of the Forrester family. The distillery itself probably sat near a burn that flowed through the estate and fed into the River Forth.

    The Arngibbon on the nose has hints of custard creams, peaches, vanilla and a hint of heather moor. Malty oak and soft butter tablet to the palate with a malty oak vanilla and warming finish.

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