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Inchgower 12-year-old

Overall rating
85.00/100
votes
27
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Highland Malt
Bottled
1980's
Stated Age
12 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
50 ml 750 ml
Label
Arthur Bell & Sons plc
Barcode
5000387503014
Bottled for
ITALWELL S.R.L. - Bologna
Added on
25 Mar 2010 1:57 pm

Average value

€ 131,62

5 × in wishlist

27 × member ratings

54 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Inchgower 12-year-old

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.00 points

  1. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Intense, spicy Speysider. A little old-fashioned, but I like that.

  2. Maurice_casqueteer scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      78 78

  3. The Macallan scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Very nice, different then the 12y old's from the 70's
    • Nose
      Sherry and fruit
    • Taste
      Light, floral, sweet
    • Finish
      Peardrops, spicy, slightly warming.

  4. Hvdree scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      85 85

  5. WhiskyLovingPianist did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    N: Fruity, meaty, tomatoey - Lowlands style with watermelon juice, a touch of slightly fermented orange juice, ripe bananas, oily leather, coal, gritty and caramel woody notes. Very good.
    T:  Another malty 12yo Inchgower - malty, fruity salivating sweetness to start leading straight into a moorish sweet, honeyed creamy maltiness with herbal wood spices.  Theres very little movement with this 12yo but what it delivers is more than sufficient to satisfy most palates.
    F: Malty fresh with the caramel far less intrusive than the ‘De Luxe’ 12yo WB. A hint of smoke with oodles of herbal, vanilla and lime cream conclude this delicious Speysider.
    C: Rather refined with a very fine nose, palate and finish although i do miss the simple Ovaltine force of the ‘De Luxe’. Either way, this is a fine expression.

    Scores a B

  6. MaltMartin scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    1980's botteling. Very decent whisky for a standard bottling.
    • Nose
      Dusty, malty and a hint of smoke. Some perfume as well.
    • Taste
      Bitter sweet. Floral and fruity flavours. Perfume again. Quite intense for 40% abv. Complex.
    • Finish
      Salty and a bit spicy, medium long.

  7. Malt Hans scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Spicy and fruity aroma, roasted chestnuts,

    pear, cinnamon, cloves, floral honey, vanilla and dry hay. Marzipan

    sweet taste, cinnamon, anise, pear, ripe orange, peat, vanilla and malt.

    Long, sweet, fruity and spicy end.

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