Arran Brodick Bay
70cl / 49.8% abv
The first release in the Explorers Series of limited editions from the Arran distillery, Brodick Bay is a 20 year old expression limited to just 9,000 bottles worldwide. Matured in bourbon barrels and sherry hogsheads before being finished in Oloroso sherry butts from Bodega Tradicion in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain, Volume One of the series features a vintage illustration of the island's Brodick Bay.
Nose: creamy toffee and fresh citrus fruits.
Palate: a sweet mouth-coating toffee, developing into fudge and dark chocolate with raisins, honey and hints of oak.
Finish: classic Arran sweetness with layers of rich fruits from the sherry casks.