The Bartenders Malt – Auchentoshan

The New Malt Order You would be forgiven if you thought you were about to read something from the WWE wrestling as “ The new malt order “ as Auchentoshan have aptly named the new concept they have, well I say new, this is now a few years old but to be honest I’ve stayed…

Auchentoshan 10 year old Batch 6 – That Boutique-y Whisky Company

It’s Toshan time again at the ocdwhisky offices and yet another offering from the award winning Independent bottler That Boutique-y Whisky Company .. Auchentoshan The distillery itself was founded in 1823 although there is evidence that the distillery actually existed before 1823 under the name of Duntocher which was first mentioned in 1817.. Officially founded…

Auchentoshan Distillery Cask #4447

The Auchentoshan distillery can be found nestled on the outskirts of Glasgow, at the foot of the Kilpatrick Hills and in the shadow of the Erskine Bridge. Officially founded in 1823, Auchentoshan which  is Gaelic for “ the corner of the field “ is one of the only distilleries in Scotland to practice tripple distillation….

Auchentoshan 25 year old – That Boutique-y Whisky Company.

Auchentoshan…. One of my favourites of the whisky world, triple distilled and always one that I reach for, but just lately they have disappointed me.. The Distillery ( or should I point the finger at the corporate people behind them ) just seems determined to be all about cocktails and bartenders, forget the heritage and…

Auchentoshan 26 year old 1991 – Claxton’s.

The Auchentoshan distillery can be found nestled on the outskirts of Glasgow, at the foot of the Kilpatrick Hills and in the shadow of the Erskine Bridge. Founded in 1823, Auchentoshan is Gaelic for “ the corner of the field “ and has a small pond lying in front that was created by a bomb…

Auchentoshan Distillery Cask #133

Auchentoshan distillery is located on the outskirts of Clydebank, Glasgow just beside the Kilpatrick hills.. The distillery can be traced back to around 1800 when a distillery named as Duntocher was mentioned which is believed to be what we now know as Auchentoshan.. Auchentoshan is unusual in that it practices triple distillation instead of the…

Auchentoshan 14 -Douglas Laing

Back in January (2016) I hosted a tasting night for a handful of friends, I posted some quick group notes, ( under tasting night ) anyway I always intended to post my own notes but alas didn’t get round to it.  So after having to convince myself to re try it ( ye right )…

Auchentoshan Distillery Cask #935

Today’s review is taking a trip back to my beloved Auchentoshan distillery in order to review the latest offering from the bottle your own.  Over the last few years I have purchased quite a few of these bottles and so far I have had some stunning bottles, this is my first Auchentoshan oloroso single cask…

Auchentoshan visit.

Remember when you were just a young kid and your parents told you you were going to the seaside or for an ice cream or whatever seemed like a treat, you got all giddy and just could not stand still for even a second.. Well that’s me now when I know I’m heading off to…

Auchentoshan Distillery Cask #201

Auchentoshan distillery is located just outside of Glasgow, The distillery is a lowland whisky producer that gives you lovely subtle floral notes, fresh fruity flavours with a nuttiness that is found in most releases.. But.. A recent trip to my beloved Auchentoshan distillery resulted in me getting another bottle your own to add to the…

Auchentoshan 1979 – 32 year old

As a big fan of lowland whisky and Auchentoshan whisky in particular, it does not go without saying that I have had the privilege of tasting some rather fine examples of whisky from the distillery,  and none more so than this Auchentoshan 1979, 32 yo Oloroso matured whisky that now takes centre stage in my…

Auchentoshan

Owner.. Morrison Bowmore ( suntory) Founded.. 1823. Region.. Lowlands. Capacity.. 2 000 000 litres. Tel.. 01389 878561 Web.. http://www.auchentoshan.com Visitor centre. Tours. Bottle your own. Auchentoshan triple distilled whisky. Auchentoshan new make spirit is the highest distillate of any single malt distillery in Scotland. When you taste our new spirit, strong notes of fruit and…

Auchentoshan Threewood.

A lovely offering from Auchentoshan. This could be said to be my everyday dram. It’s my every mood drink, my I just fancy something drink.. You get the point, I like it. The threewood is made up by spending 10 years in American oak bourbon casks before spending a further year in Oloroso before a final…

Auchentoshan 2001 Distillery Cask

Auchentoshan Single Cask #49 Distillery.. Auchentoshan Region.. Lowland Distilled.. 18-1-2001 Bottled.. 8-10-2013 Abv.. 52.8% Cask.. First fill Bourbon #49   This is yet another one of the superb bottle your own from Auchentoshan. I even managed to get bottle number 1.. Happy days. Nose.. At first you could be forgiven thinking it is a simple…

Auchentoshan Distillery Cask #11030

Auchentoshan 1996 – 17 year old Distillery.. Auchentoshan Region.. Lowland Distilled.. 28-6-1996 Bottled.. 1-10-2013 Abv.. 56% Cask.. First fill Bourbon #1130 This is Naturally Coloured, NCF and is part of the Bottle your own experience This is stunning. Nose… Its fantastic, loads of vanilla and all things sweet, werthers original, fresh citrus notes, lemon peel,…

Auchentoshan 1988 wine cask finish

Auchentoshan 1988 wine cask finish has spent 8 years in bourbon casks before ” finished ” in wine casks for 17, yes 17 years so hardly your normal finish, bottled at 47.6% … To start with this is a lovely ruby red colour, you look at it and wonder if it isn’t a red wine…..

Auchentoshan American oak

Another offering from Auchentoshan, American oak is matured solely in first fill bourbon casks, bottled at 40% (shame it’s not a little stronger) .. Nose…lots of vanillas in here, zesty just like a typical toshan, coconut, maple syrup on toasted waffles… A little whiff of spice too, Taste … Sweet vanilla, a lovely zesty flavour…

Auchentoshan 1998 fino sherry cask

Auchentoshan 1998 fino sherry cask , matured in European oak cask, 12 years old and bottled at 54.6%. Nose.. It’s fresh and fruity, oranges and lemon, toffee, worthers original sweets, and sugar almonds. Palate.. Quite dry, vanilla, citrus, ( orange peel, lemon, ) and a little grape too. Finish.. A dry medium finish, very enjoyable…

Auchentoshan Virgin oak

Auchentoshan virgin oak is solely matured in virgin American oak casks laid down in the millennium, Bottled at 46% and NCF, this is yet another bold expression coming from the distillery, and not the last I assure you. I’m not sure what I expected from this but I thought sweet vanilla and oaky flavors would…