Auchentoshan 1979 – 32 year old

As a big fan of lowland whisky and Auchentoshan in particular, it goes 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 year old, first fill 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…

Auchentoshan Bordeaux cask

Auchentoshan 1999 Bordeaux cask, Matured for 11 years in French oak casks from chateau Lagrange, Bottled at 58% and NCF . Nose.. It’s different.. Sweet, oaky, vanilla, a massive fruity kick, grape and a hint of apples, shut your eyes and it takes you to an old French farm house, fresh baked bread on a…