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Longmorn 12-year-old GM

Overall rating
87.92/100
votes
40
Whiskybase ID
WB33540
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Pure Malt
Stated Age
12 years old
Strength
70 (proof)
Size
757 ml
Label
26 ²/³ fl. ozs, 70° proof
Added on
16 Jun 2012 6:01 pm

Average value

€ 497.47

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40 × member ratings

31 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Longmorn 12-year-old GM

10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.92 points

  1. lincolnimp scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Longmorn H2H tonight, x 4

    Longmorn Glenlivet 12 year GM 70 proof early 1970’s Pure Malt wb id 33540
    92/91/91
    Longmorn Glenlivet 12 year GM 40% early 1980’s Finest Highland Malt wb id 147708
    88/91/90
    Longmorn 15 year OB 43% +/- 1990 Pure Highland Malt (cream label) wb id 33085
    86/91/90
    Longmorn 15 year OB 45% +/- 2000 Highland Single Malt (brown label) wb id 16752
    86/90/89

    It is worth mentioning with the glasses side by side is that the older GM bottles are a fair bit darker than the official bottles

  2. lincolnimp scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    An old GM wonder this smells and tastes much older than the stated 12 years.
    Packed with flavour, a belter, i love it.
    • Nose
      92 92
      First thing to say is that this has a very nice nose on rich sherry mixed with walnuts, hints of orange, ginger and a little raspberry, I love it.
    • Taste
      91 91
      There is no way on this planet that the oldest whisky in this batting was only 12 years old, there must be some approaching 15 years old possibly older to pad it out, there is also some oak which I was not expecting but the rich fruity Sherry just about smothers it and as you go on it does get sweeter but it would be perfect if it was just a little sweeter.
      Maybe water will do the trick?
      No is the answer but there is a definite change with minimal water, softer more delicate, so flavoursome
    • Finish
      91 91
      Keeps going, gets a real spice kick on the tail, wonderful

  3. WhiskyFan2112 scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  4. kimmosuo scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      80 80

  5. Dram Dracula scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    From a flat rectangular mini (70proof, gold top). 
    • Nose
      I wouldn't call this a bright, fresh nose, but there is some subtle fruits, dry leaves, black herbal tea. There's a bit of chartreuse. It's quite nice actually.
    • Taste
      Sweet black tea, some dried fruits like green raisins and apricots, honey, a bit bitter, but a good, viscous mouth feel. 
    • Finish
      Bitterness lingers on, a bit metallic, honey.

  6. checkpointuk scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    http://kaypingers-whiskyblog.de/frontend/fullarticle.php?id=293 Colour: Old Gold Nose: Rather thin and restrained nose with caramel and toffee. Sticky sweet in combination with sugar and honey this 80% dominates the nose. A little orange, flavors of hemp rope, some cereals and a slightly sour herbal marinade. Taste: Thick and mouth-filling structure with hints of orange and again these sour herbs. In addition, nuts, wood, caramel, mocha, Turkish coffee and liquorice Finish: Rather short - no fruit or sweet notes anymore. Slightly thin and diluted, as well as fading away with the remaining notes of taste. 84 points N: 83P / G: 85P / F: 83P

  7. Black Widow scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    This Whisky was sold for 186,-€ at Whiskyauction 04/2016

  8. Ras Mazunga scored this whisky 91 points Super Administrator

    Very good smelling whisky. After 15 minutes more and more wood appears and taking over.

  9. Zumbar scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

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

  10. Hvdree scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      88 88

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