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Auchentoshan 16 Year Old Bourbon Cask


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@scotchpro1Review by @scotchpro1

22nd Oct 2009


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I know the Three Wood is young and a bit rough but I think I probably like it more than this more expensive version of Auchentoshan. The 16 doesn't seem to have a lot of depth although I did like it. On the Nose there is a slight bourbon scent with cherries and vanilla predominantly but also a very floral scent. For a cash strength its Palate is very smooth with no alcohol hotness and a slight sweet malty flavor. With water the palate really dulled down. It has a very long finish.

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jdcook commented

If you rate the 16 year old 8.5, what would you rate the three wood?

13 years ago 0

scotchpro1 commented

I would ideally rate them side by side, which I didn't but I think I'd rate the three wood at 8.5 too but for different reasons. I love a sherry wood influence that is balanced, which I think it is and I would also say one gets more bang for the buck in the the three wood.

13 years ago 0

jdcook commented

Cheers! I'll keep all that in mind when I find some Auchentoshan's around locally.

13 years ago 0

sorren commented

I just love this........ i agree with rating the threewood the same for different reasons..... although i would give 8.75.....

11 years ago 0

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