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Edradour 12-year-old

Overall rating
83.52/100
votes
648
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Caledonia Selection
Bottled
2009
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Oloroso Sherry Casks Finish
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Barcode
5021944081219
Added on
13 Nov 2009 5:15 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 55,51

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648 × member ratings

1603 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Edradour 12-year-old

93 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.52 points

  1. Gloin scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Caramel, red wine, sweet, perfumed, herbs, a touch of soap ?, light wood notes
    • Taste
      Soft, oily body; sweet, soft licorice, wood, strawberries, milk chocolate
    • Finish
      medium long, sweet, again whole milk chocolate

  2. Gearmailteach scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Very pleasant for the price. A nice whisky
    • Nose
      Sherry wort, dark berries, fudge. Tobacco, oak, something soapy (typically Edradour). Very pleasant nose.
    • Taste
      Again dark fruit, oak spice. Lots of chocolate and some orange. Again slightly soapy, but I find that quite pleasant.
    • Finish
      Mitellang, oak, chocolate, orange zest.

  3. The-Man-best-Friend scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Sweet, fruity and neat pepper while exhaling, after swallowing. Great whisky!
    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      82 82

  4. Squinugie scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      85 85

  5. ezioaudit scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

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

  6. EnjoyLife89 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Sweet; Caramel; roasted nuts like at the fair. Dark fruit, raisin, syrup; spicy wood note; light orange; light herbs and a hint of damp tobacco, sweet vanilla
    • Taste
      Caramel; Coward; the tobacco turns into a light leathery note, sherry, but also slightly vanilla or a hint of honey. Again and again dark dried fruit, sometimes sweet, sometimes a bit tart. I find the barrel influence pleasant, does not become too bitter.
    • Finish
      Oak; becoming drier, spicy; gets nutty out at the back, delicious

  7. Sjaak92 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  8. Pyromann scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Good, interesting piece of sweeter character. Chocolate sweetness prevails. Nice thing, I recommend.
    • Nose
      Chocolate, heavier sweetness, some overripe fruit, chocolate cherries.
    • Taste
      Heavier chocolate sweetness even in taste, although here it is a bit sharper.
    • Finish
      Medium length, chocolate-caramel

  9. Bam scored this whisky 80 points Expert Junior

    I do not like this soapy bitterness at the back, and ruin my whisky until then.
    • Nose
      Red fruits but not too heavy, red grapes, fresh figs, raspberries. Behind it a floral note of lavender, along with honey. In addition a strong, oak note.
    • Taste
      Strong onset, oily / silky mouthfeel. Caramel, and again the figs, and floral notes. Becomes quickly peppery and spicy, strong oak.
    • Finish
      Medium. Floral and peppery. Caramel. At the back there is a bitter note that is actually soapy.

  10. EvilAFI scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    This is a good pour for its price, sherry and oak work well together with a bit of tart funk. Not too complex, but still enjoyable.
    • Nose
      85 85
      Sherry (red fruits, sweet syrup), oak, pleasant but simple.
    • Taste
      84 84
      Sweetness turns quickly to tartness, a bit of funk. Sherry is there, but nutty and earthy.
    • Finish
      85 85
      Oakiness (but not drying), the sherry notes stick around for a decent time.

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