Category Archives: Arran

Whisky en Rum aan Zee 2014

This year saw the 9th edition of Whisky en Rum aan Zee (Whisky and Rum at Sea), not to be confused with Whisky by the Sea, and several other whisky festivals in coastal venues. Since my brother in law is … Continue reading

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Blind Tasting Competition 11 – Arran, 9yo, 2002-2011, 61.3% – SMWS

This time I did fill in my guess for the day, and I was hoping to start catching up with a bit of points here and there. Unfortunately, today is not the day that that is happening. Maybe it never … Continue reading

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A Surprise tasting at De Whiskykoning (2/2)

The second half of the surprise tasting write-up at De Whiskykoning in Den Bosch. Tasting twelve whiskies in a row in just over two hours is taxing. The glasses were properly covered with glass lids so I started by nosing … Continue reading

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Arran, The Westie, 1998-2011, 46%

When Arran started to release their Icons of Arran series in 2009 not many people took notice. They came, they went and that was that. Now, a couple of years later they’ve turned out to be highly collectible and their … Continue reading

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Arran, 49.1%, batch 1 – That Boutique-y Whisky Company

One of the newest releases from TBWC is an Arran, happily being made available about a month or so after Master of Malt’s single cask from the same distillery. I feel I have uncovered a pattern there, with almost all … Continue reading

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Arran 16, 55.4% – Master of Malt

We’re nearing the end of the Master of Malt series of single casks and vattings. The latter are in the That Boutique-y Whisky Company series. It’s a good thing that we’re nearing the end too, before I start to look … Continue reading

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