• Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Islands
  • Distillery Arran
  • Age 12 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Whisky
  • Alcohol 46%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • spicy
  • sweet
  • sweet vanilla
  • caramel
  • toasted oak
  • barley sugar
  • fruit cake
  • sherry
  • orange zest

Arran

12 Year Old - Premier Barrel (Douglas Laing) (0.7l, 46%)

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Character Goatson
Billed as "an aromatically attractive Arran malt bottling" - and there was us thinking that learning about alliteration at school would never be useful in life. This is part of a Douglas Laing's Premier Barrel Selection range, there are just 369 of these 12 year old Arran decanters.
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Islands
  • Distillery Arran
  • Age 12 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Whisky
  • Alcohol 46%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
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  • spicy
  • sweet
  • sweet vanilla
  • caramel
  • toasted oak
  • barley sugar
  • fruit cake
  • sherry
  • orange zest
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
90% of all Scotch Whisky released in the market is a blend. That’s a hell of a lot.
Single malt stands for around 10% of the Scotch market. This is a malt containing only one grain, legally required to be barley in Scotland, and made at a single distillery.

A blended Scotch is a combination of different malts from different distilleries. It is typically made from grain Whisky but does include malt Whisky to give it a more complex body.
Arran is the first distiller on the island since 1837, when the "Lagg Distillery" closed its doors.
Single Malt Scotch Whisky is made in Scotland using a pot still distillation process at a single distillery, with malted barley as the only grain ingredient. It must be matured in oak casks in Scotland for at least three years (most Single Malts are matured longer, though).
Blended Whiskies are the result of years of craftsmanship and dedication. A master blender does not simply wake up one day with a profound ability to create a cohesive and enjoyable liquid. From nosing the liquid to working out quantities of each different grain and malt to go into the blend, a master blender can take years, if not decades, to train.
Beer and malt Whisky seem to have quite a bit in common. Both drinks begin with malted barley, which deliver the enzymes and sugars needed for fermentation when steeped in hot water. The two go their separate ways at the wash stage, where they're fermented or aged to become the adult beverages you know and love.
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
90% of all Scotch Whisky released in the market is a blend. That’s a hell of a lot.
Single malt stands for around 10% of the Scotch market. This is a malt containing only one grain, legally required to be barley in Scotland, and made at a single distillery.

A blended Scotch is a combination of different malts from different distilleries. It is typically made from grain Whisky but does include malt Whisky to give it a more complex body.
Arran is the first distiller on the island since 1837, when the "Lagg Distillery" closed its doors.
Single Malt Scotch Whisky is made in Scotland using a pot still distillation process at a single distillery, with malted barley as the only grain ingredient. It must be matured in oak casks in Scotland for at least three years (most Single Malts are matured longer, though).
Blended Whiskies are the result of years of craftsmanship and dedication. A master blender does not simply wake up one day with a profound ability to create a cohesive and enjoyable liquid. From nosing the liquid to working out quantities of each different grain and malt to go into the blend, a master blender can take years, if not decades, to train.
Beer and malt Whisky seem to have quite a bit in common. Both drinks begin with malted barley, which deliver the enzymes and sugars needed for fermentation when steeped in hot water. The two go their separate ways at the wash stage, where they're fermented or aged to become the adult beverages you know and love.
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