Distilled/Owned by: Arran / Gordon & MacPhail
Mashbill: 100% malted barley
Aged For: 8 years
Cask Type: Refill Casks
Chill Filtered: No
Color Added: No
Color: White wine
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: Honey, malt, yeast, vanilla, floral
Mouthfeel: Medium body
Palate/Taste: Barley, pepper, oak, vanilla, and baked bread
Finish: Medium warmth and length, oak and vanilla with bits of pepper and wood shavings
Thoughts: If Arran’s underlying malt wasn’t that good it would show here, but it actually is rather tasty. This is no frills malt whiskey.
Score: 80 out of 100