Arran 16 Year
Arran // Islands, Scotland
Only 9000 bottles of this 16 year were produced from un-peated malted barley. It is matured in ex-Bourbon and finished in Spanish ex-Sherry hogsheads. At the time of bottling it was the oldest Arran single malt commercially available.
Single MaltDistilled in pot stills from 100% malted barley, produced at one distillery, aged in barrels; if Scotch or Irish, must be aged for at least three years.
Cask Typeex-bourbon, ex-sherry
"Upon first whiff there are strong notes of clover honey, with a bit Hawaiian ginger. The body is light and drinkable, with some candied almonds, bitter spiced orange peel, and caramelized vanilla. Soft bodied with a quick finish it is a good 16 year but nothing to get a fuss over. "