Auchentoshan

18 Years Old

ABV 43%
REVIEWED Issue 72
Specifications
Brand: Auchentoshan
Expression: 18 Years Old
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 18 years old
ABV: 43%
Country/Region: Scotland
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
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Auchentoshan Distillery, Dalmuir, Clydebank, Dunbartonshire, Lowland, Scotland
Taster   Rob Allanson
Nose: Reminds me of sweeping leaves at my dad's,that dryness of beech trees. Cooked oranges with a flinty note.
Palate: A nuttyness but washed with orange oil and dry oak.
Finish: Crisp and tingling.
Comment: Autumn would be best for this dram, after sweeping the drive way.
7.6
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Very nutty. Dry autumn leaves. crispbread. Slightly bitter. The bitterness. Marmalade-like sweetness (Golden Shred) with water. Some maturity on show. Hot pastryand honey
Palate: Very dry and nutty to start:almond and brazil nut.Some depth in the centre,then a chocolate/cacao note. Oak grips.The dry leaves blow back .
Finish: Very crisp.
Comment: Good nose,but the palate is a little too dry.
7.3
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