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Old Pulteney 12-year-old

Overall rating
80.41/100
votes
20
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

20 × member ratings

58 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Old Pulteney 12-year-old

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.41 points

  1. 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

  2. mihata44 scored this whisky 85 points Newbie

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

  3. mihata44 scored this whisky 85 points Newbie

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

  4. VanOpek scored this whisky 81 points Expert Junior

    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

  5. Floor scored this whisky 73 points Member Senior

    Good bang for the buck. Bit high in proof

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