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Overall rating
84.90/100
votes
53
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
10.2016
Casktype
New American Oak Barrels
Number of bottles
1000
Strength
50.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
Batch 01
Barcode
8901193502703
Added on
18 Nov 2016 11:07 am by MaltMartin
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 168,08

4 × in wishlist

53 × member ratings

68 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Amrut Rye

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.90 points

  1. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Just Wow ... I never had anything like that. Tropical fruits, pineapple without end, with oak, spice, mint and in fact rye bread. In the mouth then not quite as fruity, more pepper, oak, spices, and a certain bitterness. The finish is then completely on rye, mint, pineapple, bread and gummi bears. The nose is world class, the rest is a bit behind. But a really exciting, probably unique whisky ... and Single Malt Rye!

  2. lachaineduwhisky scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    An incredible nose: first we have the spices of rye and then behind, fresh fruit! Frangipane! Attic with cereals! But in a dry "atmosphere", specific to the rye. In the mouth, we have the classic markers of rye, as in the USA, but with a lot of roundness, fruity. What a success!

    Enthusiasm 5/5

  3. Glenjasper scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  4. Oldpultnie scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    2nd review.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Very sweet nose with rye, orange and caramel. Some floral notes mixed with apples and pears.
    • Taste
      87 87
      Sweet spices and fruits. Pepper and bitter orange.
    • Finish
      85 85
      Medium sweet finish with a little sour touch at the end.

  5. Oldpultnie scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      85 85

  6. Oldpultnie scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Rubber tyres, yeast (bread dough), oranges and spices.
    • Taste
      Sweet fruit and spicy, cherries and caramel, pepper and some bitterness, warm and soft mouthfeel.
    • Finish
      Medium finish, orange and honey.

  7. Falnor scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      83 83

  8. Shane_IL scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    This was some truly lovely rye. Once again Amrut have outdone themselves and produced a world class rye whisky. It’s gentle and yet still very active and flavourful.

    My only issue with this is the price. It sells for around 150 EUR (at time of rviewing) and with all due respect to the quality product that this is, there are ryes that are just as good available for less than half that sum.

    Reviewed in my blog:
    https://iwriteaboutstuffilike.com/2017/04/29/amrut-rye/
    • Nose
      Bubblegum. Woodspice. Cloves. Sandalwood. Lavender. Cut grass. Flowers of a specific type I’ve smelled before but think what kind. Dried citrus and spices, almost gin-like. Gingerbread.
    • Taste
      Big hit of woodspice and pomelo. Eases into Sweet citrus. Maple. Pickled ginger. Orange peel.
    • Finish
      Medium. Tingling woody spiciness at the back of the throat. Lavender. Sweet citrus. Maple.

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