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Auchentoshan Classic

Auchentoshan Classic

This was released as the entry level Auchentoshan, although it seems to be unavailable in many retailers at the moment. It’s a NAS whisky. Bottled at 40% ABV, so certainly chill filtered. Nose: Strawberry laces, love hearts, artificial peach flavouring, vanilla, maybe some hay. Fades in time to marzipan. 8/10 Palate: A little impotent at 40%, sadly. Light oak, green apples, a hint of chilli. 6/10 Finish: Medium length and drying. 5/10 Value for money: This was retailing at just…

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Auchentoshan – Three Wood

Auchentoshan – Three Wood

Dram 2 of the @TheDramTeam launch Twitter Tasting Finished in bourbon, Oloroso and PX casks. 43% ABV Absolutely fabulous colour on this. Shame it’s probably mostly caramel! Nose: Dried fruits, dark soft brown sugar, fudge, maybe a slight rubbery meatiness, rum & raisin ice cream. After breathing for a bit the rubbery smell goes and I’m left with greengage jam and rhubarb. Palate: Quite zesty while rolling around the mouth. Grapefruit and orange. Then the PX takes over. Then cloves and maybe…

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The Dram Team – The Launch

The Dram Team – The Launch

@TheDramTeam What an honour! I’ve been selected to join in with the Twitter Tasting to mark the launch of The Dram Team’s whiskies by post service. Join me and the other lucky tasters on 7th June for a cracking evening of virtual drams. We will be tasting: Inchmurrin – 18 Years Old Auchentoshan – Three Wood Glen Scotia – Double Cask Bowmore – “Darkest” 15 Year Old Glenfarclas 105 Cask Strength Highland Park 21 Year Old Selected tasters are: @ifotou, @cowfish, @dramming_uk, @whiskyrepublic, @kaskwhisky, @AdvInWhiskyland, @WhiskyDiscovery, @mynameisgone, @TheWhiskyMiss, @ocdwhisky, @whiskyfreak123, @dvdbloke, @GreatDrams, @TheFinestCut, @steveprentice, @TheWhiskyphiles, @allthingsbooze, @champdenwhite, @kizzsmyth, @RealDramRob, @annawizauk, @tomlavin1, @JamesIGlen, @ben_cops, @GraemeG_EWB, @SigneSJohansen…

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