Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Campbeltown Whisky Company Ltd. (CWCL)
Bottling serie
Watt Whisky
Stated Age
08 years old
Bourbon Barrel
Number of bottles
59.2 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
11 Apr 2021 10:04 pm by Cipidos
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 92.00

4 × in wishlist

13 × member ratings

19 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Arran 2008 CWCL

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.83 points

  1. man2392 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Nose: sandalwood, fudge and tarragon
    Palate: crushed pineapple, Lilt and coconut cream
    Finish: blood orange and lavender

    With water
    Nose: talcum powder and milk bottles
    Palate: fizzy, pineapple sherbet
    Finish: lemon peel

    Tasted as part of Watt Whisky and Friends with Kate and Mark Watt.

  2. RyanFlanigan scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    From Angus:

    "I haven't tried any Arran for far too long, let's immediately rectify this unacceptable situation… Colour: straw. Nose: creamy porridge! At least that is the first impression I get, porridge with a big spoon of honey run through it. Then some very attractive notes of yellow plums and daffodils, sometimes I get aromas in colour co-ordination, which is absolutely the case here, this is a very 'yellow' whisky. Ah of course, now daffodils too! With water: I find it developing more towards dry cider, flowers and vase water. Feels quite summery, which is great because it's currently pissing with rain here in Edinburgh. Mouth: custard, sweet wines, cider apple, subtle hints of melon and some more robust barley sugar notes. With water: opens up more onto pure cereals, baking powder, starched linens, white flowers, small hints of hessian and white pepper. Rather big in fact with a lovely freshness. Finish: medium, grassy, lightly sappy, more cereals, seeds and various pollens and flowers. Comments: 8 years is a lovely age for many whiskies, don't you think? I'm a big fan of this humble wee Arran. Bags of freshness and easy charm. Feels as though it would make a superb highball, or is that still sacrilege to say?
    SGP: 541 - 86 points."

    May 22, 2021


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