Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Pot Still
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
12 years old
Bourbon Barrels, Sherry Butts & Malaga Casks
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
Bottled for
Mitchell & Son
Added on
01 jun 2012 5:34 pm
Overall rating

Average value

€ 84.69

Whisky reviews for Yellow Spot 12-year-old

83 users have left 88 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 85.33 points.

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  1. Archer scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Fortunately, the first shock of cheese feet in the nose has (once again) turned out to be a chimera. A single pot still as it is in the book - and lucky that the spot range is so broad again after years (decades) of serving.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Now that's interesting: as with Yellow Spots from other years, I have an association with him with cheesy feet and unwashed sports clothes. A sip helps to eliminate this impression, but this phenomenon is strange ...
      So now spicy pot still notes, softened by the participating Malaga barrels, which together with the sherry barrels bring some fruit into the nose: apricots, peaches and light grapes. In addition, barrel wort, which is a little musty and musty, but becomes very tasty together with pepper and nutmeg.
    • Taste
      89 89
      Soft and very creamy start, which immediately makes you think of white coffee, toffee and chocolate cake - whereby the chocolate cake is powdered with a selection of spices that hardly leaves anything to be desired in pot still spices: pepper, clove powder, nutmeg, cinnamon, cardamom, Coriander. Subtly fruity, apricots and peaches in the background, then always pushing forward.
    • Finish
      89 89
      Long, still creamy, spicy, alternating between fine dry and sweet. Spices and fruit notes (here now also strawberry!) Have hooked up to say goodbye and sway a round together. Cocoa, nougat and marzipan at the end.

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