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Arran The Devil's Punch Bowl 2

Overall rating
87.16/100
votes
213
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Limited Edition
Bottled
2013
Casktype
Vatting of 27 Arran Casks
Number of bottles
6660
Strength
53.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
L 01 07 13 3 10:27 BB
Barcode
5060044482557
Added on
14 Jun 2013 3:05 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 303,07

Whisky Reviews for Arran The Devil's Punch Bowl 2

24 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.16 points

  1. Dris scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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

  2. ctu scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Intresting delicious Arran.
    • Nose
      Dried fruits, honey, banana, raisin, cocoa, marzipan, citruses, grass, tobacco and grain.
    • Taste
      Powerful and oily. Sherry, bitter chocolate, vanilla, raisin, green apple, papaya, citruses, tobacco, ginger and nutmeg. Touch of smoke.
    • Finish
      Long, spicy, bittersweet.

  3. OlivierSegers scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

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

  4. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Very interesting, exotic-looking blend, great craft behind it!
    • Nose
      Great mocha nose, moist tobacco, pine forest, thyme, dried fruit discreetly behind, dates
    • Taste
      Mouthwash, vanilla, nuts, exotic fruits, papaya, some malt, oak, earthy, great cocoa
    • Finish
      Caramel, earthy-oak, malt, cocoa powder, medium-long

  5. Snerik scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    The nose is a lot more expressive and engaging than the actual taste. But still a nice dram. 
    • Nose
      Some cacao, honey, cookie dough, raisins. Some hints of good quality tobacco. Pleasant. 
    • Taste
      Some cacao bitters (lovely), dates, tobacco and some smoke. It’s a really sherried whisky this one. 
    • Finish
      Honey, that bitter cacao note and bitter oranges. 

  6. Matteo Longhin scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      85 85

  7. Monsieur Dram scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    A well-designed, complex and multifaceted dram. Not easy to apprehend, it is nonetheless pleasant to drink. Too bad it misses a little surprise!
    • Nose
      Alcoholic and malty ... Seems to need to open a few minutes. Fresh mint, lemon, meringue. A zest of orange blossom. It is rather pleasant even if the alcohol is a little disturbing. Cashew nuts. Spices, yellow fruits, dried fruits, aromatic herbs. A pretty rich profile rather interesting. A little milk chocolate. Citrus and spicy with the opening. A bit of tobacco and chocolate.
    • Taste
      Sweet, on the wall fruit, vanilla, bitter dark chocolate, pepper. It's rather complex. Notes of ginger, cinnamon and a hint of smoke. It's well designed by Arran.
    • Finish
      Alcoholic, on spices, mint and chocolate. Persistent and fresh.

  8. deleo07 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Malty, even a little smokeyness.

    Tasty dram, but there are better Arran's out there.
    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      86 86

  9. wekke did not rate this whisky Expert Senior



    Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt



    Nose: Dried fruit and wood spices with notes of mocha and tobacco leaf.
    Palate: Vanilla, mixed nuts, juicy prunes, dried papaya and chocolate liqueurs.
    Finish: Caramel, cocoa and earthy winter spices.
    Overall: Dark and mysterious, but all good.



  10. Ivynor scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    I should have known that it was an arran with green apple notes. It is however less "fresh" than other arran, but more creamy. OK, but nothing more. Price abused
    • Nose
      Blind tested.

      Green apple, notes a little medicinal but very indented (drugs, compress, adhesive plaster, synthol ...)
    • Taste
      Very sweet, a little creamy. Always the green apple. Well integrated alcohol
    • Finish
      Medium, stewed fruit

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