isle of arran 100 proof | 57%
A 50ml miniature of Isle of Arran 100 Proof . Island Single Malt Whisky. Cask Strength edition from the 1993 founded Arran distillery in Scotland and Whisky Magazine’s Scottish Distiller of the Year 2007. Bottled probably in 2006 at 57% abv.
This Arran need sufficient air contact as the Alcohol is very strong. Barley, floral soap, straw, grass and refill oak. On the nose the 100° is both sweet and slightly sour. After toffee, caramel, butter, biscuits, light vanilla, citrus peel, sour green apples, apricot jam and hints of milk chocolate, nuts, espresso and some strawberry yogurt.
The Alcohol is very strong but is young, quite oily and hot, then caramel, toffee, sweet barley, light honey, cooked fruits, ginger, slightly pepper, hints of cinnamon and coffee latte and citrus peel in the end.
Medium finish with slightly sour, again sweet barley, hints of vanilla and chocolate, coffee, some fruits…orange juice and lemon peel, dries with oak.