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Auchroisk 2008 14 YO 55.5% (IB, The Single Cask)

Auchroisk 2008 14 YO 55.5% (IB, The Single Cask)

Distilled at Auchroisk on 16th April 2008 and bottled on the 12th of July 2022. Aged for 14 years in Moscatel Octave (Cask number #806008B). Bottled at a cask strength of 55.5%, yielding 57 bottles.

Auchroisk 2008 14 YO 55.5%

Nose: Sticky brown sugar when first opened, then it shows the plums, dusty pumpkin seeds, and raisins with some damp wood.

Mouth: Creamy, thus cream puff feelings, still reminds me of bits of dusty pumpkin seeds, the first few (2) sips gave me a strong alcohol attack. Malts in the hay-hope you get what I mean. Overall the brown sugary sweetness feeling remains.

Finish: Oak spice, raisin and light damp wood.

Interesting cask usage and interesting end product; other than the first two sips, I think the rest of the experience is ok. Brown sugar and dusty pumpkin seeds lead the expressions.

I hope you have eaten or get a chance to try this triangular shape bun with brown sugar in the future. The finishing tasting is exactly like this.

Nice scale: 83/100

-Sweet ending, it fits my taste bud for that day.

Auchroisk 2008 14 YO 55.5% (IB, The Single Cask)


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