Really disappointing.Where is the fresh lively sweet character of Arran ? Has it lost its sparkle ? This whisky seems alreadytired.Or is it me ?
The Arran Malt
12 Years Old
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Dusty.Rubbery.Burnt tyre.Gets better in time.Light toffee.Touch of milk chocolate.
Palate: Sweet and flat.The same rubbery note again,followed by the same toffee one.
Finish: Does not hold on the tongue.
Comment: Really disappointing.Where is the fresh lively sweet character of Arran ? Has it lost its sparkle ? This whisky seems alreadytired.Or is it me ?
Nose: Softmaple syrup,maint toffee,and a slight late industrial note.
Palate: Chewy and pleasant mouth-feel,with soft pecan,vanilla,almond/apple pip.
Finish: Soft and balanced,and very pleasant.
Comment: Arran is getting better and better and this holds its own in the richest of company.
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