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Overall rating
76.90/100
votes
69
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2006
Stated Age
12 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5022069005807
Added on
15 Jun 2008 9:32 pm
Chillfiltered

Average value

€ 86.52

4 × in wishlist

69 × member ratings

151 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Speyside Distillery 12-year-old

10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 76.90 points

  1. rolabob scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

  2. Mr.Sandwich scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      82 82

  3. Mr.Sandwich scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    For about 30 euros a good price-performance ratio
    • Nose
      Teenage nose with apple and pear drops. Very fruity. You could also describe the nose as an apple and cinnamon cake. Toffee notes, light acidity and logging are available.
    • Taste
      Light mouthfeel, which is more due to the low alcohol content. Much spicier than the nose. Various spices combine with ripe fruits to a great taste experience. Wood flavors, toffee, a little honey and vanilla complete this bottling.
    • Finish
      Short - medium long and spicy.

  4. Mr.Sandwich scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior



    Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt The
    nose is of medium-body with a superb balance. There are notes of
    peppermint, cut herbs and cereal sugars with juicy barley. The palate is
    medium-bodied with notes of barley and cereals, some cut herbs and a
    menthol note with developing oak. The finish is of good length with a
    touch of warmth.



  5. Andytka3 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Nose:-
    Whiff of soft weedy peat open up in the glass, causing light heat and
    pungent to the nose. Sniff it softly and discover some goodies beneath
    it, oily hazelnut and touch of pine, follow by hints of chinese herbal
    oil.

    Palate:- Tinge of decay
    note upfront, quite weedy. Soft and non spicy, hence allowed to hold the
    liquid longer on the palate. Effortlessly let it drift from weedy and
    restrained sweetness to toasted seasoned wood with hints of vanilla.
    Delicate dram and patient is essential on appreciating this dram.

    Finish:- Smooth and warm ripe fruits and honey carry on, simple and short.
    — at The Whisky Bar, Kuala Lumpur.
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      86 86

  6. Dionysus scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      82 82

  7. Furtia scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  8. peterpulawski scored this whisky 82 points Member Junior

    Juicy nose with cream fudge with a little mild smoke on top - mouth feel is sweetish with some sherry oak and baked apples, building up to dry "tannic" attack - finishing of with a nutty, dried apricot sultana - cereals echoing up to a minute after swallowing. Pleasant with an interesting angle, wanting to take one more sip ..

  9. Feusi scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    That`s a real "Speysider", sweet, creamy mouthfilling, you may love it as a daily dram with honey, toffee in a medium finish. Good choice for that price.

  10. mmaclean scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    Nice for the price and to share.
    • Nose
      Clean,delicate, toasted barley
    • Taste
      creamy ripples of hazelnut
    • Finish
      Hints of vanilla and toffee

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