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Overall rating
82.30/100
votes
16
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
18 years old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
50 ml
Added on
28 Mar 2014 2:52 pm by MasonBones

Average value

€ 8.20

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Whisky Reviews for Auchentoshan 18-year-old

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.30 points

  1. whiskycuse did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Tasting Notes:

    https://whiskycuse.wordpress.com/2013/10/28/auchentoshan-18-yo-ob-ca-2012/

  2. Astrid scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      75 75

  3. Astrid scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    Round and pleasing, a whisky that will taste the most. For his age he should be more complex.
    • Nose
      initially vanilla and citrus, slightly sweet and slightly nutty to almonds, soft oak which gains in strength over time, it is similar to the seasoning, some clove and nutmeg, a lot of caramel, a trifle marzipan and banana bread, later slightly malty with bread and melted butter, honey, then fruity elements such as apricot and banana, honeydew melon
    • Taste
      slightly sweet and soft, a lot of vanilla, some citrus and malted bread, beautiful spice develops, then oak that harmonizes wonderfully with the spice, tobacco, cinnamon, caramel, chocolate espresso, light fruits and a touch of honey, blanched almonds
    • Finish
      slightly dry, spicy oak, caramel, dark chocolate, tobacco, slightly grassy, ​​very subtle malt, vanilla, apple with a little liquid honey, hazelnuts and marzipan at the end, about medium in length

  4. Mephisto scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    A really soft one, nice to drink.
    • Nose
      Sweet, raisin clearly, orange and apple. A touch of butter. It smells like a warm summer day's evening.
    • Taste
      Slightly butter again, caramel and vanilla notes. Some oak and nougat.
    • Finish
      The wooden character of oak with dark chocolate.

  5. Mephisto scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      86 86

  6. Bosi scored this whisky 84 points Specialist

    I also like this Auchentoshan very well. The light, fresh still-character becomes more complex by the 18-year maturation. In the price-performance ratio, he can not beat the 12-year-old (about half price).
    • Nose
      First comes the typical Auchentoshan Nussigkeit. Then you can smell oranges, almonds, some grass, pears and fondant.
    • Taste
      The texture is slightly oily and creamy crisp. The nuts also play the main role in the taste, in conjunction with apples, oak and malt.
    • Finish
      The soft but long finish enhances the maltiness. The apples are accompanied by vanilla. The balance of the whisky is really good.

  7. The-Man-best-Friend scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Yes......
    Good.......
    beautiful....
    a little better than the 12-year-old
    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      84 84

  8. Igor scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    This Auchie seems a bit dull to me, as it might be much more substantial at that age, thus I am not impressed.
    • Nose
      Fairly delicate, dark ripe fruits, sugary, confection, rosewater-flavoured Lokum (Turkish delight) sweets, slightest touch of marzipan, cream soda, farina, floury pastry, flaky dough.
    • Taste
      Thin, watery body, disappointingly flat, insipid. Leafy vegetables, herb, crispy grain, cereal, rye bread, salty nuts (pistachios) and a tinge of caramel. I thought, lacking in depth however. Rather shallow really.
    • Finish
      Woody astringency, toasted oak wood, biscuit, linseed oil, caraway seed, marmelade (bitter) orange, tiny nip of honey, dates, dried figs, French pastry (filled with apricot, banana). Nothing off-putting or foul about it, but again with little expression.

  9. Jimjam scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Very pleasant, clean, light and elegant whisky. A perfect dram for a summer evening
    • Nose
      Light , fresh and lovely: citrus, flowers, cereal notes, grassy, mown hay, light fruit cake
    • Taste
      Zesty citrus fruit, vanilla spice, sponge cake, honey and ginger
    • Finish
      Long citrus tang, drying slowly with light wood

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