Double celebration at Arran Distillery

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Isle of Arran Distillers Ltd

Isle of Arran Distillers Ltd

The Isle of Arran Distillery, which was established only 17 years ago, has been having a double celebration – after two of its malt whisky range struck gold in San Frnacisco.

At this year’s World Spirits Competition in the city, their 14 Year Old Single Malt picked up a Double Gold Award, while their 10 Year Old also collected a Gold award.

MD Euan Mitchell, said in a media release: “We pride ourselves on making high quality products that people will enjoy and savour. It’s fantastic to be recognised by the industry and our peers in this way and I’m delighted that the quality of our spirits has received critical acclaim.”

Master Distiller, James Taggart, added: “14 Years is not a common age for a Single Malt, so I’m delighted that it has already been so well received. It’s exciting that this product is now a multi-award winner and to see our whisky celebrated on a global scale. We hope to continue producing award-winning malts for many years to come.”

Now in its twelfth year, the World Spirits Competition 2012 saw more than 1,200 spirits from 61 countries enter.

Whisky Festivals:

24jun12:00 pm- 4:30 pmStoke-on-Trent Whisky Festival 2017Around 100 whiskies and more than 15 gins availableKing's Hall, Stoke Town Hall, ST4 1JH

Event Details

Organised by 2 local whisky enthusiasts, Chris Knight and Neil Rowley; we wanted a way to give fellow enthusiasts, and new comers alike, the chance to taste new whiskies from a wide range of distillers from around the world, along with some fantastic offerings from independent bottlers.

There are 2 types of ticket, an Admission ticket and a Masterclass ticket. A Masterclass ticket MUST be accompanied by an Admission ticket.

With the increased popularity of gins over recent years, we also wanted to raise people’s awareness of the fantastic products now available. There will be a number of gins available at the festival, giving you a chance to try new gins from some of the many artisan distillers.


(Saturday) 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm GMT


King's Hall

Stoke Town Hall, ST4 1JH

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