Amrut Cask Strength Review | Whiskey Raiders

Amrut Cask Strength

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  • Raided Score: 82
  • Publication: Whisky Advocate
  • Excerpt: Not as creamy as the standard expression, but a bit more sophisticated.
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  • Raided Score: 83
  • Publication: WhiskyCast
  • Excerpt: innamon dominates the mouthfeel, fading to a nice mix of pineapple and mint on the finish. Complex and interesting.
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  • Raided Score: 85
  • Publication: whiskyfun
  • Excerpt: I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw that this was an Amrut, and had to try it thrice, only to get always the same impressions and ratings.
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  • Raided Score: 91
  • Publication: Drinkhacker
  • Excerpt: Notes of semi-sweet chocolate and salted crackers become sweet aniseed and juicy citrus on the mid-palate. The finish is generous with buttery caramel and honeyed barley.
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  • Raided Score: 88
  • Publication: Distiller
  • Excerpt: The whisky, naturally, is a bit muted without adding water, but opens up with the smoke, barrel spices, and a touch of cherry fruit.
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  • Raided Score: 85
  • Publication: Whiskey Raiders
  • Excerpt: Reminds me of an Ardbeg but it’s not smoky enough.
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  • Raided Score: 88
  • Publication: The Whiskey Wash
  • Excerpt: Even though it is cask strength, it isn’t as rough as it is cut down at 46% ABV
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  • Intro:

    I tasted this dram blind and then got the reveal at a later time, so keep that in mind as you read through these notes.

  • Nose:

    sweet cream, butter, light oak, fresh baked bread. light pepper, faint mustiness.

  • Taste:

    honey, caramel, light smoke. faint ash. good deal of burning wood, minerality, ethanol bite and lime

  • Finish:

    long, but very hot. lots of caramel, ash, minerality, lemon and lime.

  • Overall:

    Reminds me of an Ardbeg but it's not smoky enough.

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