• Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Islands
  • Distillery Arran
  • Style Single Malt Whisky
  • Alcohol 46%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • sherry
  • chocolate
  • lemon
  • spicy
  • malt
  • zesty
  • honey
  • vanilla
  • toasted oak

Arran

1998 Westie - Icons of (0.7l, 46%)
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Released as part of Arran's Icons of Arran range (commemorating the symbols of Island life), this 1998 vintage features a picture of Ruaraidh, Arran's beloved Westie. It was made using twenty two sherry hogsheads, carefully blended together to recreate Ruaraidh's favourite style of whisky. We're joking of course, you must never give whisky to dogs. Ever. They can't have chocolate either. Apparently. No one ever tries, it's just one of life's rules. A release of 6,000 bottles.
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Islands
  • Distillery Arran
  • Style Single Malt Whisky
  • Alcohol 46%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
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  • sherry
  • chocolate
  • lemon
  • spicy
  • malt
  • zesty
  • honey
  • vanilla
  • toasted oak
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Character Dogson
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.
Scotland is home to more than 20 million casks of maturing Whisky. That’s four for every person living there. Nuts!
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.
Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
90% of all Scotch Whiskies sold are Blends.
First-class Whiskies are taxed not only by the state but also by the angels. This refers to the 4% of Whisky that evaporates from the barrels every year, a phenomenon known as the angel’s share.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
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.
Scotland is home to more than 20 million casks of maturing Whisky. That’s four for every person living there. Nuts!
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.
Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
90% of all Scotch Whiskies sold are Blends.
First-class Whiskies are taxed not only by the state but also by the angels. This refers to the 4% of Whisky that evaporates from the barrels every year, a phenomenon known as the angel’s share.
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