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Overall rating
80.61/100
votes
320
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2016
Stated Age
03 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Bourbon, Oloroso Sherry Hogsheads
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
0634158496363
Added on
26 Aug 2016 2:04 pm by Alastor
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 47.26

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320 × member ratings

839 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Wolfburn Aurora

41 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.61 points

  1. JimJaws scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      75 75
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      75 75

  2. Mr. D. scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      81 81

  3. kanpai79 scored this whisky 88 points Specialist

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      86 86

  4. EnjoyLife89 scored this whisky 70 points Expert Senior

    Overall, very malty and sweet, but still occurs strong and voluminous. In the end, however, he leaves behind a still quite young character. I'm looking forward to older bottlings later
    • Nose
      Sweet, malt and sherry, a bit biting in the nose
    • Taste
      Sweet, sherry present, dominated by alcohol sharpness
    • Finish
      Medium long, some oak, sherry can be recognized, malt is clearly in the foreground, some dry fruit will come through later

  5. Bj0rnp1 scored this whisky 76 points Expert Senior

    09-02-2019
    • Nose
      76 76
      smoke, honey, sweet
    • Taste
      77 77
      honey, sweet, malt, sherry
    • Finish
      75 75
      honey, sweet, malt, sherry

  6. Dre73 scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    This one is just 'okay'. Pretty pleasant, but not astonishing in any kind. The nose is the best part of this whisky.
    • Nose
      83 83
      Pretty pleasant nose, first some sweetness, caramel. Later on it gets more and moral floral, some fragrance of soap or perfumed.
    • Taste
      82 82
      A slight pepper, not too complex, some sweetness like caramel and some honey. The floral part disappears a little.
    • Finish
      81 81
      Pretty short, and not very remarkable. Some caramel sweetness left.

  7. LDB scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    The nose smells like good Riesling! Amazing.
    Unfortunately he is a bit unbalanced. Mineral gooseberry.

    Taste: strong fruity, a really interesting taste, removes a maritime touch.

    Finish: a bit herbaceous, but a little disappointing, there is not much left.

  8. Alex Fridays scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    Sweet apples, overmature fruits, cake, dust, pears, oak, vanilla and sweet perfume notes on nose.

    Sweet fruits, spices, light putridness, dust, apples, pears, light smoke notes on palate.

    Apples, vanilla, spices, oak notes on short finish.

    It’s a simple, young, fresh whisky. 

  9. markjedi1 scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    If I didn’t know a part had matured on oloroso, I would have sworn this was fino or manzanilla. Anyway, good, but not grand. But maybe that is to be expected of a single malt of only 4 years old. Between 50 and 60 EUR.
    • Nose
      The nose starts fairly malty with some light sherry influence. Think pineapple and leather, bitter oranges, juicy pear and some melon. Hint of cold coffee. Cherries. Not bat, but rather light in my book.
    • Taste
      It is immediately somewhat bitter, without becoming astringent. I am reminded of pink grapefruit, again some oranges, gooseberries and some chestnut. Quite a few nuts in the mix (pecan, cashew and pistachio) and a drop of honey. There is a mildly smoky edge to it. Again, quite nice, but not grand.
    • Finish
      The finish is the best part. Long, spicy, bitter, smoky and very clean.

  10. M134481 scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      82 82

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