Arran - Smugglers Volume 2 - The High Seas Whisky

70cl | 55.4%

£399.95
In stock
HTFW Cat. No:
LP7489
More Information
Distillery Arran
Series / Description Smugglers Volume 2 - The High Seas
Year Bottled 2016
Alcohol ABV 55.4 %
Cask Strength Yes
Cask Wood Type Rum
Single Cask No
Number Bottled 8700
Packaging Special Packaging
Bottler Distillery
Country of Origin Scotland
Stopper Cork
Bottle Type Standard
Bottle Size 70cl
Neck Level Full Level
HTFW Cat. No. LP7489

Product Description

Released in October 2016, The High Seas is part of the Smugglers’ Series Volume 2, a tribute to the distillers who outwitted government representatives while conjuring the famous Arran Waters. It’s as full of character as the figures who inspired it.

Matured in a combination of rum casks and first-fill bourbon barrels - 8,700 bottles were produced.

Official Tasting Notes:

Nose - Citrus fruits are at the fore, mingling with smells evocative of the outdoors; a touch of seaweed hints at coastal character. Orchard fruits, white pepper, and a subtle dry note reminiscent of fino sherry make this a complex nose. A hint of burned pine wood is in the background.

Palate - A fizzing mouthfeel with sherbet character. A fresh spearmint note appears and mingles with warm bramley apple pie and ice cream. There is tangy lime marmalade with chilli pepper heat and a whiff of smoke from a just-lit fire of pine logs. The addition of water shows honey dew melon and pear drop sweets.

Finish - Distillery character shines through; notes of apples, citrus and good body are elongated by a backbone of subtle smoke.

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