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Overall rating
81.80/100
votes
12
Whiskybase ID
WB54803
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Cask Strength
Vintage
2008
Bottled
2014
Calculated age
05 years old
Casktype
Oak, Bourbon and Sherry Casks
Strength
53.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
16 May 2014 1:03 pm by Chemist
Non-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 59.72

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Whisky Reviews for Aureum 1865 2008

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.80 points

  1. Martin1965 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Flower magic, light honey, spicy, fruit, apricot
    • Taste
      Sherry, Spicy, Fruity
    • Finish
      Medium long and sweet with honey

      For a 5 year. Malt, nicely done. The chestnut barrels make it interesting - different aroma and taste.

  2. Smitty64 scored this whisky 77 points Member Senior

    If you like the typical German Schnaps, this one should be your thing.

    Nothing to impress a whiskyonado or a fan of the typical taste of single malt whisky all over the world (yes, there are also other malts but scotch).

  3. bennythemonster scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Aureum Vintage 2008 CS, 5 years, original bottling, 53.9% alc. Distillery: distillery Ziegler Aging: chestnut barrels, European and American oak barrels. Region: Baden-Württemberg, Germany
    Nose: vanilla and marzipan, molasses and raisins in rum. Slightly creamy, very sweet. Fruit salad is similar to ripe fruit. Then fruity chocolate, Mon Cherie. In the background is a light spicy note, dry wood with mild peppermint.
    Palate: Sweet and creamy, raisins and candy. There are again associations with the rum. The spices are stronger, the fruit, however, is less present. Cloves and a slightly smoky yet sweet tone of chili.
    Finish: Long with alcohol, once again looks like rum. In addition slightly bitter wood sweetness, the sweetness is stronger towards the end.
    Conclusion: Insanely good. Again not comparable to a Scotsman, but please not with a Obstler!
    91/100 points (tasted 2015)

  4. Wolv scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      80 80

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