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Auchroisk Distillery

Mulben, Banffshire, EB55 6XS, Scotland
Tel: +44 1542 885 000


Articles (1)

Desperately seeking Speyside
“To set foot somewhere is a physical connection, a sense of truly being there. I wanted to feel Speyside as terra firma.” Pictures and story by a footsore Michael Jackson

July 2001, Issue 17, page 34

Whiskies (6)

Auchroisk 10 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
7 This version is not obviously sherryish, but still manages very big flavours indeed. I'm very impressed.

Auchroisk 1997 20 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 58.10%
8 Good to see Auchroisk finally getting a bottling which does it justice.

Auchroisk 1997 30 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.70%
7 Give time to this whisky but avoid water which enhances the alcohol feel. There is some austerity in the character but it does open up with a bit of patience.

Chieftain's Choice Auchroisk 11 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
7 The port threatens to dominate the malt. I can't recall tasting such a powerful wood finish. Could seduce people who believe they don't like whisky. For that purpose, I would use this rather than a li...

Chieftain's Choice Auchroisk Medoc
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
7 A port finish? Rather brutal and overwhelming. Was the distillery character so bland?

Rare Malts Auchroisk 28 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 56.80%
7 Carries its age effortlessly. Approachable, clean, sweet-tempered. Unlike The Singleton version, no obvious sherry.

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