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Auchentoshan whisky reviews

Auchentoshan distillery
Lowlands region
Founded in 1823, currently active
Owned by Morrison Bowmore / Suntory
www.auchentoshan.com

Auchentoshan 12 yo (40%, OB +/- 2013) – 80/100

Auchentoshan 18 yo 1978 (58,8%, OB 1997, 13 casks #295x + #436x + #437x) – 87/100

Auchentoshan 32 yo 1979 (50,5%, OB 2012, first fill Oloroso butts, 1000 btl.) – 91/100

Auchentoshan 27 yo 1984 (58%, Master of Malt 2012, bourbon barrel, 209 btl.) – 58/100

Auchentoshan 23 yo 1990 (47,7%, Whisky-Fässle & Whiskybase 2014, hogshead #6850) – 82/100

Auchentoshan 17 yo 1991 (43%, Coopers Choice 2009) – 56/100

Auchentoshan 18yo 1991 (59,3%, Malts of Scotland 2009, cask #492, 301 btl.) – 68/100

Auchentoshan 21 yo 1991 (52,3%, Malts of Scotland 2013, bourbon barrel, MoS 13016, 165 btl.) – 87/100

Auchentoshan 15 yo 1997 (48,4%, Douglas Laing Old Particular, refill hogshead, 336 btl.) – 85/100

Auchentoshan 15 yo 1998 (52,2%, Kintra 2014, bourbon hogshead #102347) – 82/100

Auchentoshan Three Wood (43%, OB 2008) – 76/100

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