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Auchroisk whisky reviews

Auchroisk distillery
Speyside region
Founded in 1826, currently active
Owned by Diageo

Auchroisk 22 yo 1990 (49,8%, Whisky-Fässle 2013, sherry cask) – 80/100

Auchroisk 16 yo 1996 (53,5%, Asta Morris 2012, cask AM014, 307 btl.) – 86/100

Auchroisk 17 yo 1996 (48,2%, Liquid Library 2013, refill barrel, 208 btl.) – 78/100

Auchroisk 1999 (46%, Captain Burn’s 2010) – 68/100

Auchroisk 30 yo 1982 (54,7%, OB 2012, 2976 btl.) – 87/100

Auchroisk ‘Auk’s Choir’ 34yo 1975 (41,3%, Daily Dram 2009, 97 btl.) – 83/100

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  • WhiskyNotes: Good point Diego, it's important to coat the glass with whisky indeed. It helps it to evaporate and bring out the aromas, and take away the residuals
  • Diego Sandrin: i agree, N.5. The way i use it is i fill it up 2cl and then put it flat (horizontal) on the table, don't fill it more than 2cl or it will spill out, a
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