Aureum 1865 05-year-old

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Chestnut Casks
Stated Age
05 years old
Chestnut Casks + Bourbon Casks Finish
43.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
18 Aug 2015 12:59 pm by RoyC

Average value

€ 51.99

3 × in wishlist

24 × member ratings

38 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Aureum 1865 05-year-old

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 76.86 points

  1. El Bastardo scored this whisky 40 points Member Senior

    Here I have to laugh in the face of the makers, the Ziegler distillery: What is "smooth" for a description of the exit? And "smooth" as a taste? Seriously? Is that irony or do you mean it? It's almost as funny (and idiotic) as the typical American saying "smooth".
    But joking aside, I'm glad I tried it and can only recommend everyone to take advantage of the opportunity. No, it is not a revelation and it will not end up on the best lists and you will certainly not want to try more than 50 ml, but the whisky drinker country needs such cool experiments, characterized by well-known things. Objective two stars, subjective three.
    • Nose
      Uii, completely different at first. Very cute. Comes from a mix of vanilla and light fruits like pears and bananas. Maybe fruit jelly (the candy) too.
    • Taste
      Somehow "Irish" with the typical pear and grass character, but not so softly distilled. There is a certain (albeit weak) rough spiciness here. But on the whole very pleasantly soft in terms of no alcohol palatable. A slightly fruity, very slightly vanilla flavor water. Unfortunately not very spectacular compared to the very idiosyncratic and great smell in the taste department. Granted, only five years. It is pleasantly sweet, almost a "dessert whisky".
    • Finish
      Short and painless, everything subsides quickly and nothing remains.

  2. Martin1965 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Honey, Floral notes, Hay, Vanilla
    • Taste
      Sweet, fruity, vanilla
    • Finish
      Medium length and fruity with some oak

      Really well done for 5 years, bottle was empty quickly

  3. FrankDrebin scored this whisky 70 points Member Senior

    Jelly banana with dark chocolate.
    • Nose
      77 77
    • Taste
      74 74
    • Finish
      75 75

  4. joerg.scheid scored this whisky 79 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      79 79

  5. joerg.scheid scored this whisky 79 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      Sweetness, vanilla, nut, citrus, perfume, kiwi
    • Taste
      Sweetness, vanilla, honey, sherry, jam, dried fruits.
    • Finish
      Sweetness, vanilla, later drier, some pepper, slightly astringent. Strong medium-long finish.


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