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Milroy's of Soho Auchentoshan 1991

This will need a little explaining.  Milroy's of Soho is a wine whisky merchant in London and I bought this in their store in February 2013.  This expression was distilled in 1991 and bottled after 16 years, and the full name is Milroy's of Soho Single Cask Auchentoshan 1991 (which is a bit long for the title).   The nose is very fresh and fruity, I could smell it even before I gt my nose to the glass.  It also had some lemon oil and spices.  The taste is alittle warm at first, which fades to reveal caramel sweetness, some maltiness, more lemony notes and an occasional flash of milk chocolate.  Th finish is not too long, but the spice and lemon oil notes from the nose persist for a while.  A little water helps with the hot taste and brings up more oakiness in the finish.  It's perfectly good, nice aperetif whisky perhaps, but according to my notes "lacks oomph".  You cant' beat a bit of oomph. 

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  • Country of Origin: Scotland
  • Type: Single Malt
  • In '101 Whiskies to Try Before you Die': No
  • In '101 World Whiskies to Try Before You Die': Nope

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