Arran - The Smugglers Series (Exciseman Vol.3)

LOT #8705
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£160.00 €186.78$206.10
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Lot Information

  • Country: Scotland
  • Region: Islands
  • Distillery status: Operational
  • Type: Single Malt Whisky
  • Bottles Produced: -
  • Size: 70cl
  • Delivery weight: 3.00kg
  • Strength: 56.8%
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About the distillery

Arran distillery is a whisky distillery in Lochranza, Scotland, the only distillery on the Isle of Arran.

In 1994 Arran Distillers was founded by Harold Currie, former director of Chivas with the intention of building a distillery on Arran.  During the construction of the distillery, a pair of Golden Eagles built their nest on a cliff near the distillery; since Golden Eagles are a protected species, construction of the distillery was temporarily halted. The distillery opened in 1995.

Other Information

The Smugglers series trilogy continues with the release of the much anticipated Vol.3 - The Exciseman.

In this Smugglers’ Series Vol.3 ‘The Exciseman’ we conclude our popular series which pays tribute to the exuberant character of those striving to outwit the Government’s representatives in the pursuit of the production of the famed Arran Waters. The Madeira casks used in this final volume, are similar to the ones utilised by Arran’s illicit distillers, who often stored and transported locally produced whisky in old Madeira casks brought over from the continent by their smuggling counterparts. The Quarter Casks are a nod to the type of small casks which would have been the easiest to transport.


The resulting liquid is complex, full of character and a wonderful way to end a series which has so perfectly paid tribute to the independent characters of Arran over the centuries.

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Date / Time Bid Amount
04/01/18 15:37 £160.00 €186.78$206.10
04/01/18 15:37 £150.00 €175.11$193.22
04/01/18 15:37 £130.00 €151.76$167.45
03/01/18 01:08 £110.00 €128.41$141.69
03/01/18 01:08 £100.00 €116.74$128.81
02/01/18 22:19 £90.00 €105.07$115.93
26/12/17 19:42 £80.00 €93.39$103.05
26/12/17 19:42 £75.00 €87.56$96.61
24/12/17 22:17 £70.00 €81.72$90.17
23/12/17 20:29 £60.00 €70.04$77.29
23/12/17 20:29 £50.00 €58.37$64.41
22/12/17 23:16 £30.00 €35.02$38.64
22/12/17 23:16 £20.00 €23.35$25.76
22/12/17 23:16 £10.00 €11.67$12.88
22/12/17 22:30 £1.00 €1.17$1.29
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