A satisfying everyday malt. I can't think of a time when you wouldn't want one of these. Populist.
The Arran Malt
Aged 10 Years
Islands (Non Islay)
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Pear, lemon, crab apples and a raspberry coulis.
Palate: A little hot without water, but settles into a light plum sauce, dark chocolate and apples. Mouthfilling, complete and satisfying.
Finish: A short, tingling nutmeg.
Comment: A satisfying everyday malt. I can't think of a time when you wouldn't want one of these. Populist.
Nose: Drying grass, lawnmower box with light cereal and a sherbert like citric lift. Hints of green walnut and tangerine. Pretty...but young.
Palate: Real malty sweetness with soft fruits in the centre and balancing oak.
Finish: A little short. Seems young, but has decent balance. Good.
Comment: Have this before lunch and maybe chilled down.
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