Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Stated Age
12 years old
40.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
24 Jan 2008 11:47 am

Average value

€ 67.10

4 × in wishlist

86 × member ratings

200 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Fettercairn 12-year-old

14 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 74.54 points

  1. Squinugie scored this whisky 76 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      76 76
    • Finish
      74 74

  2. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 75 points Connoisseur

    that's really irrelevant. Slips over the palate and leaves a little bit of bitterness and you've already forgotten it.
    • Nose
      In the nose the same yoghurt note as the 2018, only much more intense and dominant. Then again vanilla, fruit, maybe apricots. Lighter and less meaningful than the 2018er.
    • Taste
      In the mouth then volatile, some fruit, light, slightly tart notes, maybe some dried apricot.
    • Finish
      In the finish then fruit, effervescent tablet, a little bitter oak, mint.

  3. hs305 scored this whisky 75 points Connoisseur

    [June, 2003]  I had this dram during a FoSM club tasting.  In my old rating system (ten scales that translate into WB points: 50
    - 66 - 75 - 80 - 82,5 - 85 - 87,5 - 90 - 92,5 - 95) I scored it 75. Please see detailed tasting note below.

  4. hs305 scored this whisky 75 points Connoisseur

    It has a light texture.  The mouthfeel is rough, thin, tingling and it stays in the middle of the tongue only.  Water does not change a lot.
    • Nose
      lemon, rubber, hay, wood, slightly dry, trester grappa, unripe fruits, minor adhesive glue, grass, raspberry?, nutty, chocolate, caramel
    • Taste
      dark chocolate, dry, starts gentle and gets sharp (spices)
    • Finish
      short, flat, bitter, dry, adstringent

  5. zerttbone scored this whisky 83 points Member Senior

    Very strong taste for a 12 year old , for this age a very good bottle, underrated and discontued.

  6. malthead-sven scored this whisky 75 points Expert Senior

    The malt smells even more elegant than average, but shows in the finish and especially in the taste very thin.

  7. Andytka3 scored this whisky 76 points Connoisseur

    N- Open up with some musky sherry notes, follow by caramel, marzipan and mocha. Citrusy of pear and pomerol.

    T- Soft profile of pepper, nutty roasted coffee and chocolate are also presents. Rounded, but lightly flat and thin.

    F- Short-Medium. Flat out with overtones of soft spices.
    — at The Whisky Bar, Kuala Lumpur.
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      78 78

  8. Heemhoeve scored this whisky 69 points Expert Senior

    Attractive whisky.
    • Nose
      Color: "deep copper" could also. Nose: sweet, promised a lot.
    • Taste
      Sweet goes on, currency can also be observed. If you are sensitive to it, "lightly peated" is also appropriate.
    • Finish
      Unfortunately a bit short, because I would like to enjoy more. Sweet predominates, but this is pleasant. Few of mint is delicious.

  9. Heemhoeve scored this whisky 69 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      75 75
    • Taste
      70 70
    • Finish
      65 65

  10. Heemhoeve scored this whisky 69 points Expert Senior

    Party in the mouth!


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