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Overall rating
77.44/100
votes
59
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
12 years old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5010103940610
Added on
17 Oct 2017 3:39 pm by Bachess
Colored

Average value

€ 33,53

4 × in wishlist

59 × member ratings

162 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Knockando 12-year-old

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 77.44 points

  1. Audriano scored this whisky 88 points Newbie

    That’s something a little different at the entry level division. It’s like a liquid distillery in a glass. Plus milk chocolate, apple and Russian kvass. There’s this funky mixture of an aroma combining malty malt, coffee smoothie and fresh juice at once. Or maybe it's that Slavic 'delicacy' — Hematogen bar? Some light mineral qualities, and it’s very refreshing. Anyway, I really like it. And it’s 43%.

  2. PuddingmitHaut did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    I'm positively surprised. I like it
    • Nose
      Not very intense but fine. Fresh, light-fruited, floral. Then maltier vanilliger, later reminds even of cream toffee, however, without losing the freshness and again and again beat the bright fruit.
    • Taste
      Nutty (probably hazelnut / almond) Vanilla is added. Pleasantly soft + this nutty spiciness.
    • Finish
      Medium dry a bit. Again, the nuts are found again. Reminds you of the toffee but leaves a fresh impression.

  3. Maltsingler scored this whisky 73 points Expert Senior

  4. ahroeen scored this whisky 71 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      73 73
    • Taste
      70 70
    • Finish
      70 70

  5. joerg.scheid scored this whisky 80 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      79 79

  6. joerg.scheid scored this whisky 80 points Expert Junior

    Beautiful entry-level malt.
    • Nose
      fruity, floral with vanilla notes, light smoke, raisins and sweetness
    • Taste
      Light sweetness, grasses, pepper with toffee.
    • Finish
      Pepper, sweet and chocolate, long-lasting finish, later dry.

  7. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Exam passed, even without vintage a nice, nifty, inexpensive beginner for 29 €, not spectacular, but pleasant. To nose & nut: Unfortunately, I had none of the earlier batches in direct comparison, so do not know how strong there were the fluctuations. Will probably now without vintage but also no more or less fluctuate than earlier with, sometimes watch.
    • Nose
      Vanilla, lemon, some cereals, quite fresh, after a while caramel joins in (seems a bit fresher than the previous 12-year season bottlings with year, the usual Nussigkeit I can not find)
    • Taste
      creamy, fuller and heavier / sweeter than the nose can be expected, clearly nutty, nougat, nutella, milk chocolate, longer in the mouth it becomes woody-spicy with some brandy bean
    • Finish
      medium-long, first molasses, brandy bean, then woody-dry

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