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Overall rating
85.29/100
votes
12
Whiskybase ID
WB168967
Category
Blended Malt
Bottler
Duncan Taylor (DT)
Bottling serie
Dimensions
Vintage
03.2008
Bottled
09.2020
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Sherry
Casknumber
28900017
Number of bottles
288
Strength
54.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
03 Nov 2020 12:47 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 77.13

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Whisky Reviews for Auchindoun 2008 DT

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.29 points

  1. ConvalRen scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    Nothing to rave about. Quite unnatural tbh. It speaks of added flavouring and an unbalanced composition of flavours.
    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      80 80

  2. claymore84 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Tasted on 04-30-2021 at Digital Spirit of Speyside Festival.

  3. TomAndIngrid scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    Don't knock your socks off, but it's nice to drink!
    • Nose
      80 80
      Somewhat metallic, some citrus, some vanilla, in the background a small nutmeg and a raisin
    • Taste
      82 82
      Powerful start, warming vanilla, dried fruits, pepper!
    • Finish
      81 81
      The pepper will die away and there will be a little wood left.

  4. whisky2enjoy scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    Teaspooned Kininvie

  5. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    https://whiskylovingpianist.wordpress.com/2021/01/28/spirits-embassy-exploring-speyside/

    N: This is a blended malt [further reading: Aqvavitae]. Could this be a blend of the previous Miltonduff and Glen Moray? The first two drams of this flight would make for a meaningful lead-in, if this was the case. A lightly seasoned peppery leathery sherried raisin-led note allows glimpses of a robust oily bourbon-matured malt underside – Glenlossie, Linkwood, Benrinnes, for example – yet the balance is for now, erm, in the balance.

    T: The result on the palate neat is a sweet tasty one, but the finish over-powers the spirit. Add water, and the scales recalibrate, somewhat. Then we’ve an ethanol-strong malty experience, at first. Give it an hour, however, and the sherry cask characteristics [now at the sides of the palate], are desirably drier, the leathery maltiness now bound with the sherry-syruped makeup.

    F: Malty < raisiny soft toffeed slightly rubbery conclusion with just a hint of vanilla.

    C: I like it. It’s not refined or complex, but a contemporary-styled treatment has worked for this single cask offering. If one were concocting a flight of whiskies to demonstrate balance, this could be an example of one skirting the edge of such a cask > spirit equilibrium.

  6. Sporx scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Aroma: Grape-fruity, spicy notes, a little sweet, a little Christmas market, almonds, becoming fruity

    Taste: sweet, leather, anise, nut

    Finish: long to medium long, chocolate

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