More a summery malt than a warmer-up. Pleasant but not captivating. Mid-palate is a bit weak.
The Arran Malt
Non Chill Filtered
No age statement
Islands (Non Islay)
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Herbal. Green tea. Tangerine sherbet. Biscuity. Red fruit. Hint of wet moss. Fragrant and light.
Palate: Sweet maltiness. Leafy. Peppermint. Touch of violet. Not very eloquent.
Finish: Short, crisp and dry. Pleasant mintiness followed by a harder bitter note.
Comment: More a summery malt than a warmer-up. Pleasant but not captivating. Mid-palate is a bit weak.
Nose: Slightly citric, green apple, coconut. Good weight, soft summer fruits.
Palate: Medium weight. Malt/biscuit with a slightly floury quality. Sweet, limey.
Finish: Dry, malty.
Comment: Slightly more weight and a little drier than the standard, but less defined.
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