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Balvenie 12-year-old

Overall rating
83.67/100
votes
7
Whiskybase ID
WB104748
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Barrel
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Ex-Bourbon Barrel
Casknumber
4787
Strength
47.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5010327525877
Added on
09 Dec 2017 7:40 pm by tom_robijns
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 69.99

2 × in wishlist

7 × member ratings

12 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Balvenie 12-year-old

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.67 points

  1. Malthead19 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    - a clear difference to the standard 12 y.
    - much stronger and more intense
    - the bourbon sweetness comes out clearly
    - approx. 15 to 20 € more expensive than the 12 year double wood, but the
    are also worth it
    • Nose
      Vanilla, sweetness and honey intense on the nose, toffee, caramel, very pleasantly sweet
    • Taste
      Powerful start, light stinging on the tongue, lots of spice and oak
    • Finish
      medium-long, powerful finish;
      long strong warm aftertaste

  2. schengel10 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    [Color] straw;
    • Nose
      83 83
      "typical Bourbon nose", lots of vanilla, Williams pear, some spice;
    • Taste
      83 83
      powerful fruity onset, malt, mint, tangerines, apricot, juicy pears, then seasoning, hot pepper;
    • Finish
      82 82
      mid-length fruity finish, peppery, sharp finish!

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