Old Pulteney 12-year-old

Overall rating
80.91/100
votes
26
Whiskybase ID
WB161229
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Maritime Malt
Bottled
19.06.2019
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
American Oak Ex-bourbon Casks
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L19 19062019 R195305 IB1025
Barcode
5010509060028
Added on
29 jun 2020 9:21 pm by hans1971

Average value

€ 25.99

3 × in wishlist

26 × member ratings

76 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Old Pulteney 12-year-old

6 users have left 7 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 80.91 points.

  1. Dre73 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Creamy touch, fruity and caramel-seasalt. Quite smooth, pleasant and easy drinkable dram.
    • Nose
      83 83
      Fruity, apples, with some clear caramel and fudge touch, and a subtle maritime character. A fruity variant of caramel-seasalt chocolate. Later on thr fruitiness gets more dominant.
    • Taste
      83 83
      Pretty smooth, a bit sparkling. Caramel, fudge, creamy. Again a little salty touch, some orange.
    • Finish
      82 82
      More smooth, caramel-seasalt touch. A bit drying mouthfeel, middle long.

  2. ehelkur scored this whisky 81 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      On the nose it is quite fruity with apples, melon, banana, vanilla toffee and citrus.
    • Taste
      On the palate side, it delivers what the nose promised, a sweet fruity smooth character: bananas, apples, pears and lemons. The sweetness of toffee and honey with a pinch of salt.
    • Finish
      The finish is medium with the fruit given place to gentle spices and salty water.

  3. domani scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Very characteristic, sour-fruity like a tangy punch, maritime, salty and sweet-dry interplay. Anything but easy drinking because the bitterness increases with every sip - November 9th, 2020
    • Nose
      85 85
      Sour, floral, maritime, lemon juice, Granny Smith, Berentzen Sour apple, pear, the sour component is very dominant, vanilla sugar, biscuit
    • Taste
      83 83
      Sweet, dry, floral, very mild and reserved, becomes more oily, salty over time, bitterness from fresh herbs, tingling on the tip of the tongue, vitamin candy, nectarine, apricot jam, becomes more bitter with every sip
    • Finish
      82 82
      Medium length

  4. mihata44 scored this whisky 85 points Newbie

    Very tastefull, woody , strong aftertaste. Don’t notice the sea air.

  5. mihata44 scored this whisky 85 points Newbie

    Very tastefull, woody , strong aftertaste. Don’t notice the sea air.

  6. VanOpek scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    a lot better than the 10yo
    • Nose
      82 82
      creamy vanilla, honey, caramel, toffee, waxed fruit peel, fresh fruits, apple, pear, banana
    • Taste
      81 81
      sweet with maritime hints, mineral, vanilla, caramel, bitter citrus, sandy, chalk, hints of oak, pleasant and simple
    • Finish
      81 81
      oak, herbs, hints of salty water, warm, smooth, medium-long

  7. Floor scored this whisky 73 points Member Senior

    Good bang for the buck. Bit high in proof

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