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Amrut Intermediate

Overall rating
86.27/100
votes
406
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Sherry Matured
Bottled
2010
Casktype
Bourbon / Sherry / Bourbon
Number of bottles
1650
Strength
57.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
Batch 01
Barcode
8901193003361
Added on
24 Sep 2010 11:19 am
UncoloredCask Strength

Average value

€ 93,69

Whisky Reviews for Amrut Intermediate

50 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.27 points

  1. peatbogger scored this whisky 76 points Specialist

    The spastic Indian cousin of Kavalan Solist Sherry.
    • Nose
      76 76
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      70 70

  2. whiskyd scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      74 74
    • Finish
      70 70

  3. Willum scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  4. pianoman scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Pungent. Lemon quark with mint. Honey, a little bit of embers. A touch of orange peel. Dishcloths.
    • Taste
      Light honey, some pepper. Cornflakes. Warm mineral water. Slight sharpness.

  5. MGHOW scored this whisky 67 points Member Junior

    Peatbogger has got this spot on. In no way a great whisky, and I struggle to even call it a good one. I don't like slightly overwooded cognac, I like whisky, if you like cognac you should buy this because that is what the profile is, it doesn't taste like whisky. 
    I have tried a few of the Amrut 'whiskies' and have now decided that they are not to my taste, they are overly spicey, hot, and cognacy..... they lack class, finesse and are just not that good.

    Massively overrated. I wonder why certain people think so highly of them....Could be a matter of taste...but when people call what I consider overt dryness and wood-overdose 'star anise' you have to wonder.... I dunno. Perhaps just a matter of taste.This is a heady whisky imitation made in India but cunningly marketed as an above premium product.

    The marketting department of Amrut are the real craftsmen in this operation in my opinion. I'll finish the bottle.....but it's not much of joy.
    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      77 77
    • Finish
      73 73

  6. dram-drinker scored this whisky 85 points Moderator

    Light sherry, hints of citrus fruits, good sweetness but not sticky, no sulphur and no leather - just young and easy drinkable. OK, the price should be lower but why not?

  7. dinis scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Amrut Intermedit sherry are DICONTINUED now...i think is time for buy some for drink in 2020

  8. mer1973 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  9. OlivierSegers scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      87 87

  10. peatbogger scored this whisky 76 points Specialist

    In no way a great whisky.

    Over exposed and extreme.... I like extreme, so a few points scored. The rest is for ompf and spice attack.
    • Nose
      Quite dark in color.

      Heavy sherry notes, wet and slightly sulphoric wood.

      Hint of oranges. Some more crisp red berry notes emerging over time.

      Alc is a bit "in your face" but then again it is 57,1% however it contributes towards a feeling of a volatile liquid.
    • Taste
      Hot, peppery spice,

      Buckets of thick bitter prune juice.

      Burnt liqorice.

      These two notes actually over power whatever else there may be.
    • Finish
      Medium lenght.

      Starting of on the burnt substance feeling that is getting rather unpleasant.

      Ends on a slightly better dark bitter chocolate note.

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