Auchentoshan 9 Year Old – Highland Laird

Bartels Another independent bottler that has suddenly commanded my attention, they offer quality liquid at very good prices and are not afraid to offer up younger whiskies, so this can only be a good thing right ? Right.. Of course its a good thing, age is relatively un important when it comes to whisky, the…

Auchentoshan 24 – That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Auchentoshan Officially founded in 1823 by John Bullock, although the distillery is believed to have gone under a slightly different name, Duntocher, since 1817. John Bullock opened the Duntocher distillery in 1817 and although it is uncertain if this distillery was on the same site as Auchentoshan now sits what is certain is that both…

Auchentoshan 21

Auchentoshan Located on the outskirts of Clydebank, Glasgow just beside the Kilpatrick hills, the Auchentoshan distillery sits nestled on the edge of a housing estate and besides a busy main road. Take a look about and you see the rolling hills, headstones in a nearby cemetery and the mighty Erskine Bridge, so just a typical…

Auchentoshan -Because I Can

Auchentoshan 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, although it is believed 1817 is actually the official beginning of the distillery.. Auchentoshan which is Gaelic for “ the corner of the…

Auchentoshan 1988 PX Sherry Cask Finish..

Auchentoshan Everyone who knows me knows this Distillery is my kryptonite, well the more illusive, single cask and indie bottles and the odd core range bottling’s do let’s forget the gimmick bottling that might be out there.. Founded officially in 1823 this is one of the distilleries that might have been producing liquid previously but…

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 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 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 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 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…