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Amrut 2009

Overall rating
83.89/100
votes
56
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask
Vintage
06.2009
Bottled
14.08.2013
Stated Age
04 years old
Casktype
Pedro Ximénez Sherry Cask
Casknumber
2701
Number of bottles
301
Strength
62.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
8901193500938
Bottled for
Europe
Added on
11 Jan 2014 5:45 pm by MadMaster
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 93,06

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56 × member ratings

52 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Amrut 2009

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.89 points

  1. recursiewhisky scored this whisky 76 points Expert Senior

    This is a very strange PX cask matured Amrut. I wouldn’t have guessed it was a Single Malt let alone an Amrut. There are enormous amounts of wood and solvent tones in this dram. It feels like an american oak PX cask with fresh oak mixed into it. I’m not sure if I like or dislike it.
    All in all I found it quite rough yet intriguing.

    Tasted blind during PO2016
    • Nose
      A fresh, intens and sweet whisky with aromas of grains (rye), solvents, glue, resin, chocolate, sherry, cinnamon, ginger, wet paper, apple, pear, gooseberries, grass, hay, stable air, coffee, berries, prunes, caramel, citrus, curry leafs, hint of smoke and more solvent tones.
    • Taste
      A warm, spicy and sweet whisky with aromas of pepper, chili pepper, hot ginger, honey, solvents, sherry, varnish, acetone, glue, oak, anise, menthol, cedar wood, wood shavings, caramel, toffee, citrus, some dried fruits (raisins, dates, plums), dusty tones, sherry, very dominant alcohol, apricots and more oak.
    • Finish
      A medium long, hot and dry finish with aromas of pepper, chili pepper, hot ginger, tannins, solvents, sherry, honey, spices, orange and a lot of oak.

  2. Cubey666 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Tasted during a blind tasting competition in May/June 2016. (PO16)
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      84 84

  3. wisekycourse scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    On the nose, fruits, grapes, old plums, woody, sweet spices!
    • Nose
      wood, old alcoholic plum, stones, candied and crushed grapes, viandu, ephemeral smoke in return and glue.

  4. DrinkingWhisky scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Tasted during a blind tasting competition in May/June 2016.
    • Nose
      Oily, fatty, fruity (red fruit and citrus - oranges notably), dark chocolate, coffee, walnuts, wood (whiff of sawdust at times) and some wet paper. Keeps giving an alcohol punch; this becomes less with added water, but the water emphasizes the wood tones. 
    • Taste
      Full head-on with cask strength sherry, citrus (oranges again), nutty, wood. With water it becomes more round, smoother. 
    • Finish
      Warm and lingering with red fruit, burned sugar - becoming sweeter towards the end. 

  5. KayMeertens scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Hazelnut, prune liquor, malt, blackberry, cookie, caramel, straw, raspberry sauce and curry. With water some brown bread and more curry.
    • Taste
      Malt, blackberry, cookie, pepper, toffee, grapefruit. Also here quite some bread dough when adding water.
    • Finish
      Blackberry, cookie, caramel, chocolate and blood orange.

  6. squaadgras scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  7. Hvdree scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  8. Sandman scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    Blind tasted during PO2016!
    • Nose
      Rye bread, vanilla, cherry, sawdust, raisins, flowers (roses?) And creamy chocolate
    • Taste
      Brown sugar, cherry, rye, oak, chocolate, vanilla, pepper, baked apples and clove
    • Finish
      Long, vanilla, pepper, warming and cloves

  9. mayyerrumleak scored this whisky 74 points Member Senior

    Nose:
    Alcoholy and raisiny at the beginning. Then a little wood smoke and a
    smell of waterpainting. A little fruityness of smoky douro style port,
    sultanas and dried strawberry with hints of chocolate. Old radish and
    dust in the background.Taste:
    Very woody of old french oak and quite dusty, then medium dry sherry
    paired with raisins, milk chocolate and dominant alcohol. A harsh
    texture spiced with a hint of thyme and a cayene. Finish is biting and
    strong with cheap  spruce wood and chocolate.

    Points:74

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