Whisky reviews with the scores 3-4
Amrut Two Continents – Second Edition
As the name implies this whisky is stored on two continents; Asia and Europe. 2 years in India and the 3 last in Europe. Exactly where this is stored the importer doesn’t know since Amrut stores both in Germany, Scotland and Swerden.
Alcohol: 50% (bottle says 50%, but Amrut’s homepage 46%)
Country: India, but stored both in India and Europe.
Price Vinmonopolet:… Continue reading
Reviewed: 2. October 2015
This is Kavalan’s “dram” – the standard.
Price: Vinmonopolet (“by order” – selection): 799 kr (28.12.16)
Colour: Obvious american oak. Light, golden brown.
Nose: Right from the start the fruity, sweet notes hit me: Apples, bananas, fudge. Thereafter it becomes more vanilla-like and then towards coffee. With a little hint of more tropical fruits like pineapple, but also some marzipan.
Taste:… Continue reading
This distillery was located near Glasgow, but now it’s no longer in operation. Matured on american oak casks. Double distilled.
Price Vinmonopolet: Not found in the selection. Internet price: 220€
Colour: Light straw yellow
Nose: Oh dear! A clear offnote of rubber, lots of nail polish remover. With water it became a bit more sweet.
Flavour: Oily, a sweet whisky, lots of almonds towards the end.
Evaluation: No, this wasn’t quite… Continue reading
Berrys’ Auchentoshan 1984 29 år
Triple distilled Lowlands-whisky from independent bottler Berrys’.
Price Vinmonopolet: Not found in the selection. Price internet: Ca. 130-150 £
Colour: Light straw
Nose: Lots of vanilla immediately on the nose, thereafter citrus and coconut. With a bit of water it’s almost like a candy shop! To me, that’s a very pleasant smell.
Taste: It goes easilty on the sides of the mouth. Plenty of… Continue reading