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Arran Icons The Eagle

Arran Icons The Eagle
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Winning bid: £60.00
Lot number: 077-2431

Situated in the Firth of Clyde, the island of Arran was once a hotbed of illicit distillation and smuggling. Eventually though the dreaded Excise men got the best of Arran's renegade stillmen, and the island was without a working distillery from 1837. That all changed in 1995 when the Arran distillery at Lochranza started production.

Although it is a relative youngster, Arran's investment in quality casks has paid dividends, and its popularity continues to soar like the Golden Eagles that nest nearby. This quick success, combined with high visitor numbers at the Lochranza distillery, have enabled the company to construct another distillery at Lagg, on the south of the island, that will focus on creating peated whisky.

The whisky joins The Peacock, Arran Rowan Tree and The Westie in the Icons of Arran series.

Distilled: 1999

Bottled: 2012

Cask Type: Bourbon and Sherry Casks

46% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: One of only 6000 bottles released

Please examine the images of the bottle, packaging and labels carefully and satisfy yourself as to their condition before making a bid.

Featured in: The 77th Auction (August 25 – September 3, 2017)
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