Tag Archives: Arran

Cleaning out the closet: Lots of samples for sale

At the beginning of the year I always set targets for different kinds of things. One of my targets was to get down to a certain number of open bottles, and while I have ended many bottles over the last … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 11 & 12: Arran, batch 4, 52% (That Boutique-y Whisky Company), Caol Ila 12yo, 43%

I didn’t write anything about the Advent Calendar yesterday since I didn’t have time for it, so today is a double post. Behind door 11 is Master of Malt’s own Boutique-y Whisky Company, and more specifically it’s the fourth batch … Continue reading

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Arran 2000-2015, 14yo, 55.5% – OB for The Whisky Exchange

Arran is on a roll the last year or two. There have been so many private bottlings you’d almost start wondering if they’re keeping anything for themselves any longer. Almost every independent bottler or bigger shop or importer has had … Continue reading

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Arran 2005-2015, 9yo, 59% – Bottled for the Arran Malt and Music Festival 2015

Sometime in June Arran hosts their own little whisky festival with a lot of music there too. It almost seems like a miniature copy of the Islay Festival a couple of weeks earlier. As on the Feis Ile, as the … Continue reading

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Blog Birthday Bash #5

Today is the 5th birthday of my blog. Almost 1250 posts in, with a couple thousand visitors every month, I’m still having fun doing this. To celebrate, ever since the first birthday in 2010, I invite a couple of friends … Continue reading

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Arran 8yo, 2006-2014, 56.6%, Peated – OB for The Nectar

Arran is on a roll the last year or two, with many private cask releases and also quite a few releases for themselves. Since about five years or so they’ve also got a peated whisky on the market, called Arran … Continue reading

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Arran 13 year old, 1999, single bourbon cask 99/103, 55.3% – UK Exclusive

It took me a while to find this bottling on Whiskybase because I didn’t know the age. It being 13 years old means it’s bottled in 2013, and I thought it was a more recent release. Anyway, I’ve been loving … Continue reading

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