What whisky is made on the Isle of Arran?
single malt whisky
The whisky of Arran is mostly used to produce their single malt whisky, but a small proportion also goes into the production of their range of blended whiskies: Lochranza Blend, Robert Burns Blend and Arran Gold Single Malt Whisky Cream Liqueur….Arran distillery.
Is Arran a good whisky?
On the palate, Arran 10 Year is approachable but plenty flavorful, with big, sweet notes of vanilla and juicy orange—the whisky personification of a creamsicle. This is one of the most distinctly citrus-forward drams I’ve had in a while, and I can’t help but find it perfectly charming.
Who makes Arran whiskey?
One Island, Two Distilleries Lochranza distillery was founded in 1995 at the north end of the island. We now have a sister Scottish whisky distillery at Lagg in the south end. Read about our story on the island from our beginnings to the present day.
Is Arran whisky peated?
Arran distillery As an island whisky, it might be thought that Arran would always have been peaty. Instead, it started life as a non-smoky ‘Highland-style’ malt.
Who owns Isle of Arran Distillers?
Whisky production returned to the island during the 1990s, with Isle of Arran Distillers being established in 1995 by former Chivas Brothers managing director, Harold Currie, and two associates.
How old is Arran distillery?
First spirit ran through the spirit safe at 2.29pm on 29th June 1995. The Distillery was officially opened on August 17th. Visitor Centre was opened on 9th August by Her Majesty The Queen and two casks were presented to her for Princes William and Harry.
Is Arran 10 peated?
The 10 year-old has been made without the use of peat, although some peat is likely present naturally in the water. Nose: Green apple.
How long does Arran Gold last?
But don’t take too long to drink them, they usually last 6 months once the bottle has been opened…
What is in Lochranza?
What is in Lochranza? Lochranza on the Isle of Arran is home to Lochranza Castle, Lochranza Bay, and Lochranza Distillery. The village is the location of the Calmac ferry to the mainland at Claonaig, and it is the starting point for walking trails on the Newton Coastal Path.
Is Laphroaig a good whiskey?
Laphroaig is a malt that epitomises a good whisky. It is well renowned and respected in the whisky world and the Laphroaig 10 Year Old is one of the distilleries finest malts. From the very beginning of tasting the 10 Year Old, you are hit with an explosion of smoke. It is full bodied and packs a delicious punch.
Is Lagavulin real?
Lagavulin distillery is a malt whisky distillery in the village of Lagavulin on the south of the island of Islay, Scotland. It distills spirit that is destined to become Islay single malt Scotch whisky. Lagavulin is owned by Diageo, a multinational beverage alcohol company headquartered in London.