.arran – 14yo – twe exclusive

Our friend Billy from the Whisky Exchange, provided us with some samples of whisky all exclusive for sale at the Whisky Exchange shop, among which this beautiful 14yo ex-bourbon barrel matured Arran whisky.

.picture nicked from
thewhiskyexchange.com

55.5% abv, €100, single malt, non-chill filtered, natural colour

Nose: fruity, sweet, floral, jasmine flowers, honeysuckle, a hint of liquorice

Palate: sweet, floral, honeysuckle, fruity, apples, pear, spicy, white pepper, citrus, sweet (blood) oranges, tangerines, zest
Finish: sweet, honey, medium long,
Mark: ++++/+ 
Conclusion: Beautiful, I could drink this all day. A prototype Arran whisky at cask strength. I fell in love once with ex-Bourbon matured Arran whiskies, and this fits perfectly into that picture. That price though…
More info: Distilled on 15 December 2000, matured in an ex-bourbon barrel #2000/1106, bottled at 07 August 2015 into 197 Bottles
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