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Arran The Bothy - Quarter Cask

Overall rating
84.95/100
votes
195
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
22.09.2015
Casktype
Quarter Casks
Casknumber
Batch 1
Number of bottles
12000
Strength
55.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
L22 09 15 3 21:41 BB
Barcode
5060044483042
Added on
06 Oct 2015 9:39 am by RoyC
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 93.95

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195 × member ratings

638 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Arran The Bothy - Quarter Cask

39 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.95 points

  1. Syleo scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    A round pleasure with a few small corners and edges from the Quarter Casks, especially in the taste, which for me could also have been clearer to make the malt more exciting overall.
    • Nose
      77 77
      Light straw gold emphasizes malt on the nose and a grain silo in the autumn rain, macadamia vanilla ice cream and a strappy apple pie with sugar pieces. Fresh figs, nectarines and grapefruit bring more fruit to the nose. Herbal tea, fresh hay, cloves, a thin sheet of zinc and green peppers are concentrated in a sharp alcohol tinge close to acetone with lavender. A little coconut and a few spruce needles let the oak shimmer through.
    • Taste
      82 82
      Cake dough, rock sugar and cocoa sound sweet and slightly spicy, but still balanced on the palate, gradually becoming a little drier with a little flowery cloves, green apple and grapefruit. Herbal candy from a metal can and fresh coniferous wood are clearly reminiscent of the quarter casks.
    • Finish
      78 78
      In the medium-long finish, cocoa and dark chocolate remain malty and sweet and then fade away with a slightly acidic wine and a slightly numb feeling in the mouth.

  2. JNuyts scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      88 88

  3. Canucks89 scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    Scent: painted. Sea. Have restaurant. Flowers, almost perfumed. Vanilla is. Sugar.
    Taste: light vanilla. Pepper. Malt.
    Aftertaste: perfumed. Malt. Hints of sugar.

  4. ARDBERG scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Time and/or water bring out the yellow fruits that make this dram interesting. A good clean Arran.

    2cl at Saturdays tasting.
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  5. Mr. D. scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

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

  6. TheWhiskyDungeon scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      fruity, vanilla, bay leaves, cherries, almond, nuts, sweet melon
    • Taste
      pineapple, liquorice, pepper, oily, honey, straw, ripe sugar melon

  7. MadScientist scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      83 83

  8. stefsel111 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      82 82

  9. Dre73 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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

  10. Dre73 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Sturdy, stimulating and fruity, very pleasant.
    • Nose
      Fruity, tropical fruits, pineapple. Citrus. Alcohol fairly prominent. Banana. Sweet, honey, vanilla. Wood too.
    • Taste
      Stinging, sweet, firm, fruity, tropical fruits again. Honey, vanilla. Creamy and full.
    • Finish
      Peppery still, and fruity. Also some bitter, grapefruit. Mid-length. Still full flavor, wood tones.

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