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Arran Single Sherry Cask

¬†Tasting Cask 96/1754. ABV¬† 59.4% By rights I’m not sure a brutish cask such as this should work with a malt like Arran. It does though – brilliantly, a Little & Large combination with lots of kitchen pantry odours, Christmas cake mix and mouth-coating grain, red berry and orange fruits on the palate. It’s surprisingly […]

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Whisky Tour, Spring 2010: Part 1 – Islay and Arran

You don’t expect to get a suntan on Islay but we arrive at the festival to glorious sun and stunning sunsets. I once had a great debate with a bunch of Scots about which country was really God-zone – New Zealand or Scotland. Scotland won because it has so much great whisky but it was […]

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