Arran Distillery has just released a nw single malt call Machrie Moor . This is the second release limited to 12000 bottles worldwide. Distilled since 2004 the malted barely is peated to a levele of 14ppm and botytled at their prefered strenght of 46% vol.
The nose gives hints of fudge, coconut spice and a glorious touch of peat reek to follow.
The palate is classic Arran at first with notes of citrus, orchard fruits and cardamom spice mingling in a rich melting pot. At the back of the palate peat smoke finally emerges to whip up a storm.
The peat reek takes center stage leaving a rich, warming glow like the burning embers of a bonfire.
- SUMMARY - Review by Jackabuss, Cambridge
- SUMMARY - Review by whisky apprentice - Newlyn, Cornwall
Light, clean sweetness, leafy, buttery, faint peat.
Waxy feel, apple, sherbet, coal like sourness.
Drying towards the finish.
I was a little bit disappointed with this one ( after the 10, 12 & 14). I may have expected to much.
(Posted on 16/05/2011)