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Arran 17 Year Old 2014 Release

Arran 17 Year Old 2014 Release
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Winning bid: £50.00
Lot number: 079-2829

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.

This is 2014's release of Arran 17 year old, marking one year closer to the launch of their 18 year old, which makes up the 16, 17 and 18 year old trilogy.

Bottled: 2014

Age: 17 years old

Cask Type: Sherry Hogsheads

46% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: One of only 9000 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 79th Auction (October 27 – November 5, 2017)