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Arran
Whisky: Arran 1996-2016
Age: 19 years
Type: Single malt
   
Distilled: 30-09-1996
Bottled: 02-02-2016
Cask Type: Sherry hogshead
Cask #: 1390
Bottle #: 68/312
Strength: 54,7%
   
Distillery: Arran Distillery
Country: Scotland: Islands
   
 
Date: 16-04-2016
Nose: Glue, flowers, peppery, fresh sweet yellow fruits, some resin.
Flavour: Sherry, light fresh sweet yellow fruit, sal ammoniac, sweet pepper, salty, a hint of rotting leaves, a hint of overripe fruits.
Body: Oily, dry creamy, pleasanlty syrupy on the tongue.
Comments: The sherry does push away some of the typical Arran character, but as a fan of sherried whiskies that's not a big issue for me.
Rating: ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ +--- ---- (8.25)
   
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