Arran 1996 Bourbon Single Cask #349

Arran 1996 Bourbon Single Cask #349
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Winning bid: £90.00
Lot number: 084-3324

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.

Distilled: 15.05.1996

Bottled: 15.08.2005

Age: 9 years old

Cask Type: Bourbon cask

Cask Number: 349

46% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 134 / 287

Please note the label on the carton is peeling.

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