Tasting Notes / Bottles from Arran



Arran 10 Year Old
Arran 10 Year Old

Tasted as part of my first trip to the Highlander Hotel Whisky Club and their Arran night

Arran 12 Year Old Cask Strength
Arran 12 Year Old Cask Strength

Tasted as part of my first trip to the Highlander Hotel Whisky Club and their Arran night

Arran 14 Year (Royal Mile Whiskies)
Arran 14 Year (Royal Mile Whiskies)

This is the first of a couple of reviews of Single Cask whisky releases by the Royal Mile Whiskies group, meaning they are available from either Royal Mile Whiskies or Drinkmonger stores or online.

Arran 14 Year Old
Arran 14 Year Old

Tasted as part of my first trip to the Highlander Hotel Whisky Club and their Arran night

Arran 16 Year Old (Master of Malt)
Arran 16 Year Old (Master of Malt)

Another cracker of a Single Cask from the chaps at Master of Malt with this Arran 16 Year Old - Single Cask

Arran 17 Year Old
Arran 17 Year Old

The penultimate release as Arran count down to the release of an 18 year old in 2015, this is quite an exciting time and represents currently the oldest Arran whisky available.

Arran 2000 14yr (The Whisky Exchange Exclusive)
Arran 2000 14yr (The Whisky Exchange Exclusive)

This 2000 vintage 14 year old Arran from cask #2000/1106 is exclusive to The Whisky Exchange. I'm a big fan of Arran drams which usually give them a mix of sweetness and something older, usually either tweed like or a bit dusty.

Arran 2004 10Yr Orkney Bere Barley Cask Strength
Arran 2004 10Yr Orkney Bere Barley Cask Strength

This Arran 10 year old, distilled in 2004, Orkney Bere Barley malt at cask strength is an absolute belter of a dram.

Arran Amarone Cask Finish
Arran Amarone Cask Finish

Tasted as part of my first trip to the Highlander Hotel Whisky Club and their Arran night

Arran Batch 1 (That Boutique-y Whisky Company)
Arran Batch 1 (That Boutique-y Whisky Company)

Another cracker of a single cask dram from That Boutiqu-y Whisky Company this time its Arran Batch 1

Arran Batch 3 (That Boutique-y Whisky Company)
Arran Batch 3 (That Boutique-y Whisky Company)

This Arran dram was part of one of the Christmas Crackers that I was sent by Maverick Drinks.

Arran Batch 4 (That Boutique-y Whisky Company)
Arran Batch 4 (That Boutique-y Whisky Company)

This is the day 11 dram from my Whisky Advent Calendar, and the third time I've tried a That Boutique-y Whisky Company Arran batch after previously having batch 1 and batch 3.

Arran Circle Cask 42
Arran Circle Cask 42

Thanks to Andy (@andysinc41) for the sample of this Arran circle single cask bottling from cask number 42 bottled 17 October 2007 bottle number 359 of 381.

Arran Devils Punchbowl Chapter II Angels & Demons
Arran Devils Punchbowl Chapter II Angels & Demons

Sometimes when i get samples by the time they arrive, i sample them and post their reviews on here they are pretty rare,

Arran Devils Punchbowl III
Arran Devils Punchbowl III

I was fortunate to receive a sample from a distillery whose reputation is just growing and growing amongst all whisky lovers.

Arran Machrie Moor Batch 1
Arran Machrie Moor Batch 1

Tonights blog posts feature a couple of Peated whiskies, this first one being Arran Machrie Moor Batch 1, courtesy of a sample from David from Glenuntitled.com

Arran Machrie Moor Batch 3
Arran Machrie Moor Batch 3

Tasted as part of my first trip to the Highlander Hotel Whisky Club and their Arran night

Arran Machrie Moor Cask Strength Batch 2
Arran Machrie Moor Cask Strength Batch 2

Peated to 20PPM this 2nd batch of cask strength Machrie Moor was given to me as a sample from Andy (@andysinc41).

Arran Rum Cask Finish
Arran Rum Cask Finish

A recent sample swap with David from Glenuntitled resulted in some very interesting whiskies to try including this single cask rum finish Arran.

Arran The Millennium Casks
Arran The Millennium Casks

Yet again that man Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) from The Whisky Wire has outdone himself with another brilliant Twitter Tasting, this time involving the island beauties from Arran.