Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Ainslie & Heilbron
Stated Age
12 years old
40.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottled for
Red-orange Label
Added on
28 Aug 2009 3:57 pm

Average value

€ 380.00

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Whisky Reviews for Clynelish 12-year-old GM

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.09 points

  1. rottendon did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    From today's perspective, it is hard to imagine that this is a 12-year-old and 40% diluted down Whisky. A good example of how it was another time. Anyway, nowadays you do not get comparable quality as standard.
    • Nose
      Beeswax, a splash of lemon, over time, yellow fruits are added. More time brings more complexity, fresh herb meadow, some heather, an idea fennel, the combination is absolutely beguiling and intense. Heat brings a load of honey in the foreground, but also a light acid, which does not really fit into the overall picture here, towards disinfectant, but then it comes back, the full load of fruit. Very late some camphor. At all times, the idea of ​​smoke is only noticeable in nuances and perfectly integrated, only now and then one can hear a slight impression of cow shed.
    • Taste
      Despite the low alcohol strength, not too watery, honey and again some beeswax, here the smoke is clearer, he also retards powerful, with a small pinch of pepper and some herbs behind.
    • Finish
      The finish is slowly a pretty strong fennel note. He does not reheat for a short time and he does not have enough length to do it, but that was not to be expected either. Only an ashy occupancy of the tongue lasts a little longer.

  2. rpvdwel scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  3. stefsel111 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  4. Hvdree scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  5. Malt Hans scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur


    and peaty aroma, fresh orange juice, passion fruit, red apples,

    peppermint tea, wet hay and malt. Peppermint sweet taste, vanilla,

    walnuts, orange marmelade and malt. Medium long spicy and peaty end.


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