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Overall rating
75.47/100
votes
444
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Casktype
1st Fill North American Bourbon Casks
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L152402 330
Barcode
5010496003565
Added on
03 Aug 2015 10:48 am
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 29.48

17 × in wishlist

444 × member ratings

1211 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Auchentoshan American Oak

72 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 75.47 points

  1. theo22 scored this whisky 82 points Member Senior

    Yes, it's not a taste explosion.
    But if you like it more elegant and like to take some time to look for the flavors, it is neat.
    There is not much, but what is there is stylish and clean.
    The distillery character also comes through.
    Good "Eichwhisky" or a beginner in a tasting.
    I wonder if the bottlings vary so much.
    Many seem to really hate this whisky (including Ralfy). I can not understand that, so this malt is not wrong.

  2. PaulDvorak scored this whisky 78 points Expert Junior

    Faceless and uninteresting whisky, but you can’t call it direct failure either. Not worth the money.
    • Nose
      Mild, greased, caramel shades, dried bananas, nuts porridge, a little cinnamon and pepper.
    • Taste
      Light, bittersweet, a little sweet and spicy spices, nuts, coconut in the distance.
    • Finish
      Medium length, empty, light spices and cinnamon.

  3. DocF scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    Jo, is not the best whisky ever bottled, but pretty tasty. Typical Auchentoshan grassiness, not too little bourbon barrel, lots of citrus. Smaller deductions, because despite the intensive Fassreifung clearly youth is herauszuschmecken. It does not bother so much, I'll give it another try ...

  4. Dutchdram scored this whisky 80 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      82 82
      Soft, bourbon, sweet and creamy notes. Vanilla cream and coconuts. Fruity notes then come through such as citrus fruit, fruit toffees and a light, grassy touch.
    • Taste
      80 80
      I also taste vanilla in the mouth immediately. A fine tone of oak and coconuts complement the vanilla. I also taste a creamy, light chocolate note.
    • Finish
      78 78
      Fairly short. I taste a little pepper and grapefruit in the finish. And a slight aftertaste of vanilla.

  5. yfalkov scored this whisky 76 points Expert Junior

    Simple but credible source for an entry-level malt. Good quality for its price
    • Nose
      78 78
      Vanilla, fruits
    • Taste
      76 76
      Light, creamy, sweet
    • Finish
      74 74
      medium, oak

  6. adriank scored this whisky 75 points Member Senior

    It’s a bit disappointing. For this price (which is not bad at all) you should buy the ‘Classic’ instead. At least I think.
    • Nose
      79 79
      Most interesting part of the tasting. Thin, sweet, sweet pastry, some raisin, cheap ginger ale, oak, subtle acetone.
    • Taste
      74 74
      Watery, then alcohol strikes, fermented dough, really thin.
    • Finish
      73 73
      Really short, alcohol burn dominates it.

  7. YD84 scored this whisky 78 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      74 74

  8. YD84 scored this whisky 78 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      74 74

  9. KeesD scored this whisky 80 points Expert Junior

    Okay, 80 Points
    Why?
    I think, every whisky I drink, which I like, deserves the 80 Points.
    Is it a special one? No.
    Anything notable? No.
    Drinkable? Yes.
    A nice bottle for on the table while hanging out with friends? Yes.
    Cheap? Yes.
    What else do you expect from a very cheap whisky?
    The same as when you buy an 18 year old?
    It's ten times better than a Glen Talloch.
    So it still deserves the 80 points.
    No recommendation to others, but I could buy this one again (as a Auchentoshan-fan for at the end of the evening.

  10. WhiskyFan2112 scored this whisky 72 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      71 71
    • Taste
      73 73
    • Finish
      71 71

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