Category: Auchentoshan

Name: Auchentoshan Classic
Spirit Type: Single Malt
Age: Not Specified (my guess is 5-8 years)
Region: Lowland (one of only three!)
Year Distilled: Not Specified
Year Bottled: Not Specified
Cask Maturation: All Bourbon
Alcohol %:  40%
Color: Amber – 1
Date Purchased: 2012.12
Price: $30


The Classic is matured exclusively in ex-bourbon casks, which is relatively uncommon (most whiskies will have some sherry influence for balance).

Gaelic for ‘corner of the field’, Auchentoshan is the only triple distilled scotch whisky.  It’s probable that Auchentoshan was founded by Irish distillers, thus the triple distillation (which is more common for Irish distilleries). (more…)