Cragganmore 12-year-old

Overall rating
85.32/100
votes
24
Whiskybase ID
WB13226
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Old two-part label
Stated Age
12 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Label
'Scotch Whisky' on the right side of the label
Bottled for
D. & J. McCallum Ltd, Edinburgh
Added on
19 jan 2010 1:21 pm

Average value

€ 310.02

4 × in wishlist

24 × member ratings

66 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Cragganmore 12-year-old

3 users have left 3 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 85.32 points.

  1. Suevia scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
      Fragrant nose with orange, bergamot, spices and vegetable stock, hints of OBF
    • Taste
      88 88
      sweet, full-bodied, orange, tangerine, oak spices, nutmeg
    • Finish
      87 87
      medium long, oak spices

  2. Daan Tje scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      86 86

  3. MaltMartin scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    I never understood why the late Michael Jackson called this the most complex aroma of any malt in his earlier Malt Whisky Companions. Now I finally understand. This standard OB Cragganmore from the late 1980's is very very good. much better than the standard OB of today.
    • Nose
      Very fragrant and fresh. Grassy. Flowery notes of thyme and Heather. Also lavender and vanilla. Even hints of smoke. Complex
    • Taste
      Amazingly round and full bodied for its 40%. Even waxy. Polished oak. Pear drops. Nutiness and some pepper.
    • Finish
      Medium long. Ginger and liquorice. Later on it becomes salty. Very well balanced.

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