Auchentoshan 12-year-old

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
12 years old
40.0 % Vol.
50 ml 700 ml
Added on
08 May 2014 1:06 pm by Ras Mazunga

Average value

€ 37.20

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Whisky Reviews for Auchentoshan 12-year-old

50 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 78.34 points

  1. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Tasty and cheap for 30 €, but rather for faster pleasure, chewing on it too long, it is a bit dry and strawy. The floral-fruity-fresh Auchentoshan-house-note in the nose I find personally very pleasant - who does not like this here, should rather also from other Auchentoshans keep their fingers, which continues even with a larger barrel influence quite well.
    • Nose
      between sweet and fresh, there is vanilla, some honey and malt, but also the very typical (from the New Make?) flowery-fruity (green apple, lime), very slightly artificial acting Auchentoshan note
    • Taste
      slightly sweet (honey, caramel), then short green-tart-fruity, slightly bitter (green apple, lime, melon peel), then woody, quite dry
    • Finish
      medium long, very dry, a little nut, straw-woody

  2. GlenGabriel scored this whisky 81 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      79 79

  3. theo22 scored this whisky 72 points Member Senior

    I'll make it short: no one needs this malt.
    The American Oak is even more exciting.
    It is also slightly smoky. Just so that it brings nothing to the smoke lover, but repels those who do not like the smoke.

  4. lukejb scored this whisky 74 points Newbie

    Very smooth, flavours are present but not distinct, a good average whisky

  5. Malthead19 scored this whisky 75 points Connoisseur

    - a decent malt and a good representative for the Lowlands
    - good entry-level malt
    - for less than 28 € perfectly fine,
    • Nose
      fruity (mandarin, orange), malt, sherry and light chocolate in the smell
    • Taste
      fruity, tingling sweet start, orange, which turns into a strong pleasant spice (oak) and spreads, slightly sweet combination of fruit / sherry and oak
    • Finish
      medium-long finish;
      in the aftertaste spice, becoming dry

  6. stupiddog1022 scored this whisky 70 points Member Senior

    This drinks exactly like how a non-drinker would describe whisky.

  7. The_Osprey scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    Auchentoshan 12 year old.
    May 2015 - Pale orange. Aroma is very sweet, sherry, spice, mead even. Taste is smooth, soft malt, softly tangy, alcohol, peppery, tingly on the tongue. Sweet and salty linger. (75) July 2018 - Light aroma spiritous with vanilla. Taste is rounded with lots of white chocolate and vanilla. White mice sweets. Impression of sweetness. Very easy but with a little 'fire' in the finish. (79)

  8. MLE scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      78 78

  9. DramTimeDE scored this whisky 75 points Expert Senior

    cheap is the only positive thing for me about this whisky.
    it's thin, watery, not really developing...

  10. AntonArkhipov scored this whisky 77 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
      Citruses, Honey, Light Vanilla
    • Taste
      77 77
      Sweet apple chocolate
    • Finish
      75 75
      Light saltiness turning into bitterness, spices


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