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Highland Park 12.5-year-old

Overall rating
87.69/100
votes
19
Whiskybase ID
WB129035
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Viking Soul Cask
Bottled
2019
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
6 month Firkin cask finish after Bourbon cask
Casknumber
500128
Number of bottles
58
Strength
56.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1770859786481892/about
Bottle code
L0760A L23 9/1/19
Bottled for
The Ukrainian Whisky Association Exclusive
Added on
04 Apr 2019 12:09 pm by funtik1975
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 160.00

5 × in wishlist

19 × member ratings

44 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Highland Park 12.5-year-old

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.69 points

  1. Ostap scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Considering the status of this release, I was a little worried. In principle, it turned out very well. Whisky is for thoughtful, slow, meditative consumption. The scent takes time and then it is beautiful, thin, with a bunch of tones.
    • Nose
      89 89
      Immediately quite spirited, sponge cake, salty, sea minerals, iodine, sulfur, restrained, silky flavor at the beginning. Next are sour-sweet berries, mint, dried tomatoes, varnish-colored notes, cucumber salad, oak, spices notes, cookies, metal, canned tomatoes, plum, apple jam. Even further, the aroma continues to unfold and recruit (in intensity and marks), it becomes noticeably heresy, heather, peat, tobacco leaf, dried apricots, inks, and nuts in sugar.
    • Taste
      88 88
      Sweet, peppery, some kind of pill formulation (it's hard to explain, but this association arises immediately, it was this taste that had pills / vitamins that stroked in childhood), herbs and roses tincture, pectinus, a little bit of meat, and oak.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Heats up, even fires on the receptors, again herbal tincture, pectusine, long, quite ascetic and a little bit constricted.

  2. DenisLeonov scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Balance (22)
    Cool molt, a good start for UVA???? (88)
    • Nose
      Dried fruits, berries, orange, raisins, wood, patent leather and strawberry jam ... halva (22)
    • Taste
      Fruits, tobacco, spices, salt (22)
    • Finish
      Finish warm, dry, dried fruit and wood, wine sour, tobacco and orange peel, menthol chewing gum (22)

  3. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    21 20 21 21 83

    Tasty, cute, a little out of balance, but it's quite good to drink, albeit youthful in taste ...

  4. toklian scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    N21 P21 F21 B21

  5. toklian scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    N22 P21 F21 B22

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