Glen Garioch 12-year-old

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
12 years old
Bourbon & Sherry Casks
48.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
Added on
06 feb 2018 2:27 pm by SAND

Average value

€ 47.00

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27 × member ratings

76 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Glen Garioch 12-year-old

7 users have left 7 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 84.71 points.

  1. Juergen Willi scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Good value for the money. Perfekt dram for the Winter.
    • Nose
      85 85
      Sherry, Rum, Raisins, Nuts, Cinnamon, Fruits (Plum Orange, Apple, ...), Leather, Honey, Vanilla
    • Taste
      86 86
      Sweet Fruits, Spices, Chocolate, Toffee, Oak . A Drop of Water works Wonders.
    • Finish
      84 84
      First sweet Fruits and Honey. Then bitter (Oak wood, Espresso)

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  3. Tommyknocker scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Not bad. Lots of thick bourbon and slightly fruity notes of sherry. Good standard!

  4. Mannix65 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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

  5. Kalleholzbein scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      87 87

  6. Sporx scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    At the price, I like it very much

    Light fruit, apple, pear, wood spice

    Cinnamon heat, nutty, raisins, wood spice

    Medium length, spicy, sweet

  7. whiskyandbeer scored this whisky 78 points Member Junior

    Nose: Nice Vanilla and Cinnamon, tiny smoke beautiful
    Taste: Sweet sadly not as complex as the smell would suggest. Too strong
    Finish: Again not complex very strong more like an irish whisky. Overall: Personally I miss peat and smoke. Nose beautiful but sadly not taste.

  8. SAND scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    NOSE: Fruity and malty; sweet, malt, grain and butter, butter toffee, sweet cream, treacle, buttered toast, toasted wood, baked bananas, dried mango and papaya, dried apple with sprinkles of cinnamon. Water turns the nose (even) more bourbonny. (90p)
    TASTE: The arrival is sweet, malty and slightly woody. The mid palate is less sweet and moderately spicy with cinnamon, dried ginger and some black and white pepper. Medium rich mouthfeel and viscosity. Water makes it a little sweeter on the palate. (87p)
    FINISH: The exit and aftertaste is dry and mildly spicy. (85p)
    OVERALL: This whisky was opened over a year ago. During oxidation it has lost some of its initial sweetness on the palate. Total score 87 points (I think I would have scored it 88 or 89 a year ago).


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