Berrys' Own Selection

Auchroisk

1990, 23 Years Old, Cask #21752

ABV 46%
REVIEWED Issue 138
Specifications
Brand: Auchroisk, Berrys' Own Selection
Expression: 1990, 23 Years Old, Cask #21752
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 23 years old
ABV: 46%
Country/Region: Scotland / Speyside
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
Awards
Recommended
Issue 138
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Auchroisk Distillery, Mulben, Banffshire, Speyside, Scotland
Taster   Chris Goodrum
Nose: Youthful, fresh and delightfully citric. Subtly herbal with hints of fragrant honey and underlying malt and vanilla oak.
Palate: A little weightier with more barley and milky oak. Still pleasantly citric on the middle with fleshy apricot, pineapple, grass and sweet vanilla.
Finish: Long and remaining citric with hints of gooseberry, greengage, lime and subtle oak.
Comment: An utterly charming, classic, light Spey. A perfect dram for a warm summer’s day!
9.1
Taster   Joel Harrison
Nose: Bags of luscious vanilla, white flowers, pineapple juice and green apples completing a very inviting nose, which is enhanced with a drizzle of water.
Palate: Smooth and soft on the palate, there are hints of oak, vanilla and some tinned tropical fruits in syrup. It is unctuous and tasty, with some sherbet notes.
Finish: Medium in length, there are some good yellow fruit flavours and a hint of oak spice.
Comment: Light and easy drinking, this is a summery dram which would be perfect over ice.
8.8
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