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Blair Athol 12-year-old

Overall rating
82.53/100
votes
17
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Flora & Fauna
Bottled
21.09.2016
Stated Age
12 years old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L6265CM000
Barcode
5000387405318
Added on
29 Nov 2018 9:58 am by LukasJakubDrabek

Average value

€ 57.27

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Whisky Reviews for Blair Athol 12-year-old

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.53 points

  1. mark-achterhoek scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      83 83

  2. The Macallan scored this whisky 73 points Connoisseur

    Sherry, rubber, oranges on the nose.
    Full, dry, dried fruit on the palate.
    Warm, long and spicy on the finish.
    Not my cup of tea, but it devellops over time.

  3. wbarchive_336582 scored this whisky 74 points Member Senior

    malthead: 74 points
    https://www.malthead.org/post/3-blair-athol-s-im-vergleichstasting

  4. M134481 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      wood, sherry, grassy
    • Taste
      wood, sherry, grassig, vanille
    • Finish
      dark chocolat,

  5. YuraLM scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      Demerade sugar, rum, sherry butt, dogwood, plum jam, red berries, cikory
    • Taste
      Very sweet, fruity, simple
    • Finish
      Average lasting, sweet, fruity

  6. diamond2000 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    Aroma: sweet-sour, plum jam, caramel, black currant with sugar, very pleasant wood (old lacquered furniture, cigar humidor), vanilla, walnut, flavored tobacco and all this complements the malt-bread notes.

    Taste: sweet-spicy, dark raisins, prunes, nuts, dark chocolate, nutmeg, cinnamon, pleasant woody tannins.

    Finish: rather lightweight (still it is only 43%), dried fruit, light spices: cinnamon, dried ginger, slightly oak tannins, slowly fading, of medium length.

    Rating: 86

    Bottom line: reference made dvenashka! In fact, a molt feels at least 15 years old and this is probably the best that can be achieved from an almost minimal fortress. Everything is rich, harmonious and balanced, excellent barrels that give a sense of antique furniture.
    I have not tried anything else from the F & F series, but this molt spurs to try.

  7. LukasJakubDrabek did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    (Sample-based.)
    • Nose
      Orange peel, old raisins, lightly bunch of wine cellars, leather. With water: caramel, overripe black currant.
    • Taste
      Bitter chocolate with flavor of orange, sour cherry, cherry. With water: plums, white pepper.
    • Finish
      Cocoa beans, tannins. With water woodiness.

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