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Auchroisk 20yo

(58.1%, OB, 5856 Bts., 2010)
Average Score: 85
Bottle Profile
TypeScotch Single Malts (Disclosed Distilleries)
DistilleryAuchroisk
Bottler Official Bottling
Brand NameAuchroisk
Alcohol By Volume58.1%
Bottles5856
Issued2010
Average Score85


Maniac Ratings
Serge Valentin87
Robert Karlsson83
Konstantin Grigoriadis85
Ho-cheng Yao90
Thomas Lipka83
Rich Howard84
David Wankel89
Keith Wood89
Oliver Klimek86
Ralf Mitchell80


Retired Maniac Ratings
Johannes van den Heuvel82


WhiskyFun Review
http://www.whiskyfun.com/archivenovember10-1.html#071110


Tasting Notes
Robert KarlssonPerhaps a bit on sulphur? Very unsure and very faint if so. Big sweetness, almost to the cloying side of things. Improves dramatically with time. More on oranges, rounds off. Big taste on white pepperyness. Cleaner than expected. Sweetness in the aftertaste. Quite difficult one this.
Rich Howarda vaguely sweet lightly fruited nose, with orange juice (from concentrate) and hints of unsweetened pineapple juice, a little bit of cake and vanilla give it a slight suggestion of pineapple upside-down cake, but just a suggestion. the palate is fruity sweet with apple and citrus, a bit brisk, with some toasted spices tossed in. the finish leans towards toasted wood, and is a bit drying. water warms up the nose a bit with a hint of brown sugar now. the palate hasn't changed much, and is perhaps a tad sweeter and also more herbal. summary: a decent lightly fruited and wooded dram, better without water. [tasted blind for the 2011 Awards]
Keith WoodGlass: Classic Malt - Colour: Shiny bronze / rich gold - Nose: Initially lightly smoked malt, then polished wood with hints of banana stem. Lots of quality soft leather and also a suggestion of fruit & nut mix. - Palate: A cocktail of fruit, wood, fresh ginger and white pepper. Then faint orange and dark chocolate lead into the finish. - Finish: Very long with a hint of orange zest. - Overall Impression: Marvellous, a stunningly good whisky.