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Auchentoshan American Oak

Overall rating
75.65/100
votes
303
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 10:09 am
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 32,20

12 × in wishlist

303 × member ratings

817 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Auchentoshan American Oak

53 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 75.65 points

  1. Misery scored this whisky 78 points Member Senior

    `Auchentoshan American Oak NAS / 40%`
    The aroma is mild, oiled, caramel shades, dried bananas, porridge from nuts, a little cinnamon and pepper. The taste is light, sweet-bitter, a little sweet and hot spices, nuts, coconut in the distance. The finish is medium length, empty, light spices and cinnamon.

    Faceless and uninteresting whisky, but you can't call it a failure either. It is easy and pleasant to drink, but something “sniffing out” in it is straightforward, well, very difficult. Such a release should be in the lowest price category of molts that are designed for mass consumption. By the way, it is not cheap, so there is no reason to buy it.
    `Score 78`
    © belwhisky.club

  2. Kontra scored this whisky 74 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      76 76
    • Taste
      72 72
    • Finish
      73 73

  3. luke8x scored this whisky 73 points Newbie

    I really like it because of smell. Its very relaxing even if I am aware that taste after that disappoints a little (but of course, its NAS)
    • Nose
      85 85
      Fruits, a bit matured, but very intense. I really love smell of that whisky, its relaxing :)
    • Taste
      69 69
      Matured fruits, alkohol.
    • Finish
      64 64
      Short, notning special.

  4. Christian Wagner scored this whisky 75 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      76 76
    • Taste
      75 75
    • Finish
      73 73

  5. Schnappsdrossel 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 ...

  6. Kaleva scored this whisky 74 points Expert Senior

    Useless whisky. Very young and underdeveloped, unpleasantly spirituous on the nose. Very malty with bitter aftertaste. I have no idea who will buy it second time after tasting once.
    • Nose
      Rather sharp, spirituous, vanilla, lemon zest, green apple, honey notes
    • Taste
      Malty, spicy, creamy, a bit sweet and buttery
    • Finish
      Short, warm, malty, slightly bitter

  7. MrYens scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

  8. Tuco1972 scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    Simple Bourbon stored Lowlander
    good PLV
    • Nose
      81 81
      Honey, vanilla, apricot, peach
    • Taste
      83 83
      Vanilla, very light oak, green apple,
      citrus fruits
    • Finish
      79 79
      short-medium, dry, gentle oak seasoning

  9. jazzpianofingers scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    <0.5 ppm

    N: Creamy barley. 
    T: Creamy sour.
    F: Soft varnish towards the finish.
    C: Young, simple, bourbon matured spirit.Scores a D[+]

  10. KGA scored this whisky 73 points Member Senior

    Very light whisky, little Lowland style. Fresh nose, lemony. Taste gives more fresh fruit and vanilla. Short aftertaste.

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