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Overall rating
84.57/100
votes
25
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2016
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Bourbon & Sherry Casks
Strength
48.0 % Vol.
Size
1000 ml
Bottle code
L162354
Barcode
5010496002346
Added on
22 Sep 2017 7:03 pm by KonstUA
ColoredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 32,74

4 × in wishlist

25 × member ratings

84 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glen Garioch 12-year-old

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.57 points

  1. dRambo scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    pretty good stuff for its price - I like it
    • Nose
      roasted cereals, subtle plums, cherries, raspberries, beautifully oily, after-eight, vanilla
    • Taste
      mild and round for its alcohol content - beautifully integrated alcohol, raisins, dates, cherries, lemon zest, rosehip tea, chocolate,
    • Finish
      spicy, strong, fruity, pleasing, sweet

  2. diamond2000 scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    Aroma: dried fruits (pears, apples, raisins), dry tobacco leaf, caramel, brown cane sugar, tree bark, distinct grain motifs, similar to roasted malt, cinnamon. The aroma is not full of nuances, but very pleasant.

    Taste: caramel, cotton candy, dried fruit compote, hot pepper, cloves, cinnamon, astringent walnut partition walls, turning into a pleasant oak tannins.

    Finish: burnt caramel, some spices, wood tannin, decaying bitterness of citrus peel, of medium duration.

    Rating: 84-85

    The result: a very well-tailored 12ka, of course, does not lead to a variety of tastes and aromas, but everything is very consistent and tasty. Founders Reserve who tried earlier is also very decent, but still if the price difference is not critical, then it is better to take this 12k. I guess I just like their style, because rarely there is a desire to buy another one with an unfinished bottle!

  3. spxcedxg scored this whisky 82 points Member Junior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      81 81

  4. dRambo scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

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