Arran 1998 Private Cask The Dragon's Dram

Arran 1998 Private Cask The Dragon's Dram
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Arran 1998 Private Cask The Dragon's DramArran 1998 Private Cask The Dragon's DramArran 1998 Private Cask The Dragon's DramArran 1998 Private Cask The Dragon's Dram
Winning bid: £115.00
Lot number: 084-4969

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 Dragon's Dram.

This bottle has been signed by 'Casks Cafe Supervisor' Kate Hartley who's picture also features on the label.

Distilled: 17.08.1998

Bottled: 08.11.2013

Age: 15 Years Old

Cask Type: Sherry Hogshead

Cask Number: 1115

53.8% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 256 / 258

Please note small tear to carton.

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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