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Glenallachie 12-year-old

Overall rating
85.63/100
votes
35
Whiskybase ID
WB183086
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
08.02.2021
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Oloroso, PX & Virgin Oak
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L 08 02 21
Barcode
5060568320076
Added on
08 May 2021 9:12 pm by TEB
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 43.64

8 × in wishlist

35 × member ratings

131 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenallachie 12-year-old

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.63 points

  1. ThorstenH scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
      A very tasty fruity nose. Nothing intrusive, round and pleasant. Some marzipan.
    • Taste
      84 84
      Round, the alcohol content is good. Not too much depth.
    • Finish
      86 86
      A very slight bitterness (chocolate?), But not unpleasant, it fits.

  2. ZLako scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    Not gonna lie. If it were given to me on a blind tasting I would guess it was a 16+ years old dram. The color of my bottle is very dark for a 12 years old and the taste is very good also.

    N: Fruits fruits & fruits, sherry notes, dark fruits, nutmeg, dark chocolate

    P: WOW!! Dark fruits, fresh fruits, nutmeg, toffee, chocolate, marzipan, spicy

    F: Long and very tasty

    Great drink for the price. I rate it 87/100 - Buy it, try it, stock it.

  3. autorefill scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  4. wisekyofcourse scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Nose :
    A mess of fruit, peach, tangerine, mango, strawberry, on gummy candies too, on a fruit compote
    A little caramel, dark chocolate and vanilla
    Mouth :
    On the same scents with candied fruit, industrial strawberries, woody on the way back, sweet spices which lift the mouth a little.
    Final:
    More woody and caramelized, undifferentiated candied fruits, a little bitterness on the sweet almond.

  5. LaddieNerd scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Very good PLV.
    • Nose
      Dark chocolate, strawberries, wood, in the background some almond and marzipan.
    • Taste
      Dark berries, wood, dark chocolate, some cherry, spicy notes with a hint of chilli.
    • Finish
      Medium length. Here, too, the chocolate remains with wood and spice.

  6. Issie did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Blackberries, strawberry jam, caramel, herb candy, baked apple with cinnamon, cherry chewing gum, nuts
    • Taste
      Honey, caramel, cinnamon, red currants, lemon, light forest berry jam, minimal chocolate, nuts, cherry, a little pepper

  7. 33rdCASK scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  8. Bluesman scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Another fabulous dram from Glenallachie. This batch is far better than the last one I had in 2019, deeper and fuller

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