Auchentoshan Three Wood

Auchentoshan 3 wood

Price: $65 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Auchentoshan / Beam Suntory

Region: Lowland

43% ABV

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Aged For: NAS

Cask Type: Ex-Bourbon, Ex-Oloroso, Ex-Pedro Ximenez

Chill Filtered: Yes

Color Added: Yes

 


 

Color: Amber

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: A pit of brown sugar, soggy wood, raisin, and floral honey

Mouthfeel: Thin

Palate/Taste: Butterscotch, figs, citrus, grass, and malt

Finish: Hot and bitter for the proof, but thankfully short. A bit of caramel and oak.

Thoughts: After trying this I’m hesitant to seek out the 12 year, as Auchentoshan has had two strikes with me so far.

Score: 73 out of 100

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