Thanks to /u/georgejessel for the sample.
Auchroisk 24 1994 Signatory Cask Strength. Never heard of it? Don’t worry, neither had I.
However, I have this friend who really, really wants me to try it. It comes up on a regular basis. Not in an annoying way at all. That’s not sarcasm. Stop reading all of this as sarcasm.
Auchroisk, or the Singleton of Auchroisk if you’re nasty, doesn’t exactly come up that often on many people’s radars. Why? Because people have fewer radars these days, what with World War II ending and we need cell phones instead now.
The distillery was founded in 1974 and started selling their malt after four years. Which may be what we’re used to what with our hipster jive music and craft distilleries, but back then it caused monocles to fly everywhere.
So they were built for blending. Yes, the single malt was sold…
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