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Van Winkle 12-year-old

Overall rating
86.73/100
votes
17
Category
Bourbon
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Special Reserve Lot 'B'
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
White Oak Barrels
Strength
45.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
17 Mar 2011 1:03 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 732,57

5 × in wishlist

17 × member ratings

42 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Van Winkle 12-year-old

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.73 points

  1. lincolnimp scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    This is better with water, its ok but nothing special
    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      82 82

  2. Dram Dracula scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    As we all know, Van Winkles and Pappies are wheated. My score of 91 is for the 2015 Lot B 12 year old. People that give this a low score probably are not regular bourbon drinkers or don't know their bourbons well. 

    (I noticed that many very very good bourbons here on Whiskeybase do not score well)

  3. brian mac scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    I found this to be a bit weak in every department ,maybe its just a bad batch,i find the weller 12yr old to be better value for money.

  4. mmaclean scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    This is a wonderful start to trying Kentucky Bourbon. I have tried this and find it to be light, refreshing and nice on the finish. It is a starter to some of the big boys in the 12 yr range.

  5. Master Quill scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    There are a lot of batches for this.

    Mine was:

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