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Overall rating
86.52/100
votes
27
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
24.01.2018
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
70% Bourbon / 30% Sherry Casks
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
18/43
Barcode
610854002527
Added on
31 May 2018 10:35 am by Whisky-in-Wiesbaden
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 44.43

3 × in wishlist

27 × member ratings

58 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Kilkerran 12-year-old

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.52 points

  1. theograph did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Top standard malt, no doubt at all!

    Find my full review here:
    https://malternatives.wordpress.com/2019/09/19/kilkerran-12-46-oa/

  2. jankes scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  3. señor_D scored this whisky 89 points Member Senior

    Tasted it at a festival, got a bottle afterwards. Opened said bottle, got another one as a backup.
    It has been my favorite entry-level OB for nearly a year now.
    Among the various assorted things I like about Glengyle is the fact that they took a still from a bad-rep distillery (at least that's what more seasoned malt fans say about Ben Wyvis) and have been using it to make a great dram anyway. What does that tell you? And you can have it for less than the price of some certain NAS "lawyer whiskies".
    • Nose
      89 89
      Bold nose, but not volatile. Hummus with a lot of olive oil. Oats and marzipan. A mineral sensation, wet sand.
    • Taste
      89 89
      Chalky and briney, then sweet cereal notes appear. Cashews and other nuts.
      Water amplifies the mineral side, it swims decently, but I'd advise to be careful with it.
    • Finish
      90 90
      Long on bitter almonds, pie crust and burnt cookies. Oh, and mussels. Lovely.

  4. Dhugal MacArdry scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      82 82

  5. psiiik scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    Best dram for price I found at this time
    • Nose
      87 87
      light smoke, banana, marshmello, cream
    • Taste
      88 88
      rich, mineral, citrus, sweet candy, cream
    • Finish
      87 87
      dry, slightly medicine, fruity

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