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Arran 1996 ANHA

Overall rating
86.17/100
votes
26
Whiskybase ID
WB86953
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Anam na h-Alba (ANHA)
Bottling serie
The Soul of Scotland
Vintage
10.1996
Bottled
08.2016
Casktype
Refill Sherry Cask
Number of bottles
170
Strength
53.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Market
de Germany
Added on
19 Sep 2016 10:48 am by mds51
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 95.00

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Whisky Reviews for Arran 1996 ANHA

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.17 points

  1. Dre73 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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

  2. Dre73 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Like a heavy smell, terrestrial air, also sour, plums. At first it seems a bit unpleasant, but turns out to be a matter of getting used to. Soon it gets better, sweet comes through, honey and caramel. Spicy too. And a touch of chocolate.
    • Taste
      Firm and full taste. Light pepper. Sweet, honey, apricot. Again some chocolate.
    • Finish
      Very light pepper, warming, quite long. Sweet, honey, apricot, chocolate. Some wood tones too.

  3. XorLophaX scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Conclusion: 87/100 points - "not a typical Arran". With this old Arran you get a very barrel-stressed whisky with beautiful fruits, honey and herbs. With a few drops of water you might think, the Arran gets a slightly smoky note in the nose, with the mouth it is much rounder, sweeter and fruity. He also loses the dominant Eichengrundton in the finish. With me he gets with water 87 points and without 85 points.
    Link to the tasting on my blog with photo: http://www.tasting-notes.de/Archive/600
    • Nose
      The forest honey dominates strongly, paired with everything the herbal meadow has to offer. Some glue subtle in the background. Pickled apricots and a little vanilla pudding. Caramel and toffee complete the very sweet nose with light wood notes.
    • Taste
      A very strong, slightly alcoholic onset. Immediately comes the apricot with forest honey and many herbs. Not as sweet as in the nose.
    • Finish
      long, herbaceous finish with a lot of oak, some licorice and a big pinch of pepper.

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