Aberfeldy 12-year-old

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
12 years old
Oak Casks
Batch 2905
40.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
Added on
22 Jul 2020 9:18 pm by Dagobert100

Average value

€ 36.84

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Whisky Reviews for Aberfeldy 12-year-old

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 77.97 points

  1. SkoenN scored this whisky 77 points Newbie

    Smooth and sweet.

  2. TomHagen scored this whisky 81 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      79 79

  3. Magineer scored this whisky 70 points Member Junior

    Fine, a bit fruity, but altogether average.

  4. whisky_knight scored this whisky 40 points Expert Junior

    This Aberfeldy 12 Year Old, even with a distinct “Batch 2905” moniker, tasted like a very safe, entry-level Scotch whisky that just wasn’t very enjoyable. This is a great example of where 40% ABV yields nothing beneficial to the dram: The flavors are nearly indistinct with some general sweetness. And even with the low ABV, your palate is hit with a rough ginger spiciness and heat. Add in a short finish, and this is something I don’t see myself ordering again.
    • Nose
      38 38
      Acetone, indistinct fruits, maybe vanilla.
    • Taste
      42 42
      Thin mouthfeel. Even at 40% ABV, there’s some real ginger spice roughness, but at the same time it tastes watered down in terms of flavors. Light honey, summer fruits generic taste that’s hard to make out anything more distinct.
    • Finish
      39 39
      Short finish. More ginger, oak bitterness, vanilla.

  5. TsiAI scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    Casknumber: Batch 2905
    Strength: 40.0% Vol.
    Smell: grass, soil, alcohol, fresh wood, vanilla pod, cream. Taste: low flavor, alcohol, astringency, bitter base, wood, syrup, honey. Body: light wine. Final rhyme: bitter base, syrup
    Overall: 78/100

  6. Deckbutt scored this whisky 74 points Member Junior

    • Nose
      80 80
      First hit is an oak wood, then cream, vanilla, sweets, chocolate, fruity. You just want to stay a bit and smell it!
    • Taste
      71 71
      little oily, delicately fruity, creamy, a bit vanilla, but peppery taste of alcohol destroy it a bit
    • Finish
      70 70
      short, enjoyable, but feels empty, because taste evaporates too soon.

  7. VanOpek scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
      fresh fruits, sweet, floral, apple, pear, honey
    • Taste
      80 80
      sweet, cinnamon, ginger, honey, pepper, fresh fruits, very pleasant
    • Finish
      79 79
      oak bitterness, dry, warm and long

  8. VISION_CHEN scored this whisky 79 points Expert Junior

    Smell: sweet girly perfume, accompanied by a touch of oil, like a curly-haired girl standing in front of a coffee shop chewing gum, seductive and mysterious, and releases the aroma of malt and cardamom after being placed, which is comfortable and pleasant people

    Dripping water and smelling fragrance: fried escargot with perilla

    Rub your hands and smell the fragrance: holding a pile of chaff in your hand

    Tasting: Take a sip of the bitterness and bitterness of herbal tea, but the sweetness that penetrates even the teeth, the wine is light, moist, and highly recognizable

    Ending rhyme: medium-length ending rhyme, richer oily feeling

    Summary: As the main base wine of the emperor, Eberdi has a highly recognizable flavor, in fact, there is a taste that has not been described.

    ps: This is an old note

  9. tester1277 scored this whisky 73 points Expert Junior

    very nice inviting aroma. Nice entry-level whisky, but I like the 16 a lot better.
    • Nose
      Warming, malty sweetness, fresh and fruity, a little orange
    • Taste
      Honi, tasty, mild, then it becomes spicy, oak, slightly woody
    • Finish
      in short, very light smoke, sweetness remains


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