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Overall rating
89.01/100
votes
148
Whiskybase ID
WB120263
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Whisky Exchange (TWEx)
Bottling serie
The Future of Whisky
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Sherry Butt
Number of bottles
636
Strength
58.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L188773
Barcode
200000049281
Bottled for
Whisky Show 10th Anniversary
Added on
01 Nov 2018 3:28 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 189.90

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148 × member ratings

192 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ledaig 12-year-old TWEx

29 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.01 points

  1. maurisso scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Bold and the beautiful. BOLD and the grilled meat for the people who like it.

  2. Ostap scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    A traditionally beautiful Ledaig profile, unique. Industrial, urban whisky. There is thick, concentrated, brutal, intense pleasure. Bravo!
    • Nose
      92 92
      Raw earth, rubber, burning cotton wool, fuel oil, burnished plastic, oily, watercolor paints, pertussin, baked apple, ash, lemon, earthy peat, buckwheat honey, buckwheat porridge, iodine, algae, vanilla, sherry notes, toffee, toffee.
    • Taste
      93 93
      Smoke, ash, dried melon, peat, BBQ, citrus, knit.
    • Finish
      93 93
      Smoke, ash, dried melon, smoked peat, BBQ, rubber, warming, long lasting.

  3. olegborgol scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    22-23-23-22, smoky-sweet) The nose is a bit ascetic, but refined, the taste immediately covers the receptors and the long aftertaste. Well I still have a whole bottle)

  4. Palindrome scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    This is perhaps the best Ledaig I've enjoyed in a long while. Everything is in harmony. It's up there in my top three favorite Ledaigs under 18 years old of all time.

  5. Whisky.Hedonist.MY scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    A respectable Ledaig with a good amount of sherry influence. Love the Ledaig's signature peat that blends really well with the sherry butt.

  6. Foudos scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  7. thebonewolf scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    I am very disappointed this isn’t really available anymore, though managed to get a bottle at auction. Holy smokes is this good. While having this I was thinking it’s what I wanted Bunnahabhain 12 to be, if it had the smoky element this does I’d have liked it a ton more. Can they make anything bad? I’ll keep buying until I find out, but I suspect I won’t ever find it.
    • Nose
      92 92
      Definite smoke and fruit, some funk.
    • Taste
      92 92
      Fruity malt, some smoke, big heat.
    • Finish
      96 96
      Smoke and funk jump out. The heat wobbles in intensity as it all fades over a long finish.

  8. Gous scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  9. Sjaak92 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

  10. martinbutterfly scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    ***
    ????: dark gold
    ????: strong, varnish sherry, earthy, sweet, spicy, moderately peaty - sherry probably covered most of it, coffee sweet, a very large atmosphere of oloroso, quite aggressive nose
    ????: there is peat in the foreground, but still sweet and sherry, clearly chocolatey, but also strong, slightly biting, peaty warmth, very cool! Very strong! Heats the pipe well;)
    ????: quite long, warming, sweet sherry
    *
    Typical intense oloroso sherra with moderately intense peat. Very nice for those who like sherry and peat. I ran out of a little complexity. It feels like 10-12yo whisky, not 15yo +. I would drink to Netflx;)
    *
    ????: 5/10
    ????: 88/100

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