Arran 1996 18 Year Old For The Whiskyschiff Zurich 2014

Arran 1996 18 Year Old For The Whiskyschiff Zurich 2014
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Winning bid: £125.00
Lot number: 084-0469

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 Arran was specially bottled for the Whiskyschiff Zurich 2014.

Distilled: 1996

Age: 18 Years Old

52.6% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: One of only 119 bottles released

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

Featured in: The 84th Auction (March 23 – April 1, 2018)
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