Auchroisk 1993 DR

Overall rating
88.66/100
votes
31
Whiskybase ID
WB144228
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
A.D. Rattray (DR)
Bottling serie
Vintage Cask Collection
Vintage
19.02.1993
Bottled
09.09.2019
Stated Age
26 years old
Casktype
Bourbon
Casknumber
2788
Number of bottles
243
Strength
49.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5060056923208
Added on
05 dec 2019 10:52 pm by blacknapkins
Cask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 203.13

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Whisky reviews for Auchroisk 1993 DR

3 users have left 3 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 88.66 points.

  1. SimpletonOfDufftown scored this whisky 91 points Expert Junior

    A twisty little thing that surprised me. It broke its promise, but I'm okay with it.
    • Nose
      92 92
      It needs some time in the glass. Caramel, vanilla, banana, something flowery, mild honey.
    • Taste
      90 90
      Drastic change from the nose, in my opinion. More spice and less typical bourbon notes. Nutmeg and bark. Silky smooth mouthfeel.
    • Finish
      90 90
      Long and pleasant. More of the honey/vanilla lingers, while the spice fades.

  2. SAND scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    APPEARANCE: Golden colour.
    NOSE: Sweet old wood, cedar box, furniture polish, dried pineapple, dried banana, a little vanilla, mango. With air and time dried red fruits start appearing. There is also some rubber and a slight solventy note here (i.e. a sulphury note to many, I think). Takes time to unfold. A few drops of water doesn't change much. (88-89p)
    TASTE: The arrival is dominated by dried fruits and cedar wood. On the mid palate there is sweeter (but mild) old wood, dried fruits, vinous notes and a little vinous acidity. I would guess around 43% ABV. A few drops of water doesn't change much. (88p)
    EXIT: Wood spice / tannins, some fruit. Drying finish. (86p)
    OVERALL: Opens up very promisingly, quite rich in fruit and vinous tastes but finishes just a bit too woody for my taste. Mainly bourbon cask matured but there may have been a ligth wine finish here. TOTAL SCORE 87 (88) points.

  3. el Gato scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Great start with a very good nose. This dram, however, is a bit unbalanced. Starting from sweetness and honey. Bitter notes and a hint of bitter spices take over during the taste. Ending with a weird paper / cardboard. But all in all a good dram, 88-89p. Slainte
    • Nose
      90 90
      A ton of honey. Some earthly vs old cellar thing going on here. Anise. Eucalyptus. A green touch with herbs and hints of grass. Eventually slightly chemical. Pears
    • Taste
      89 89
      Quite juicy at first. Honey of course. Loads of grapefruit. Vanilla. Butterscotch. Spices, white pepper. Hint of mint and bitterness as well.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Medium long. Slightly mouthwatering and some honey. I get a weird feeling of Cardboard actually. A bit unbalanced. In the very and there is bitter jam pushing through.

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