Old Pulteney 12-year-old

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
12 years old
Bourbon casks
40.0 % Vol.
350 ml
Added on
08 Sep 2012 3:17 pm

Average value

€ 22.22

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Whisky Reviews for Old Pulteney 12-year-old

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.05 points

  1. Kilo1 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

    Quite a pleasant malt, I think it's worth buying yourself a bottle, I wonder what age he is. On the nose, the skin is sweet in places, even sugary in taste, the smoke of the spruce perceptibly pleasantly completes the picture. Very drink

  2. wembleytor scored this whisky 80 points Member Senior

    Gentle by highland standards Uncomplicated, no peat. Fairly nondescript bourbon cask finish.

  3. Kuba9712 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

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

  4. Alexandr_Zhurov scored this whisky 75 points Expert Junior

    Do you like bourbon soaks and the sea, then your whisky.
    • Nose
      Easy. first salty, then sweet, varnished wood or furniture, damp, vanilla, sweet tar, a hint of chocolate. After standing in a glass, baked apples, spicy spices, vanilla, oatmeal cookies appear.
    • Taste
      Good, without bitterness and tannins, light, woody and brackish, sweet peaches. After standing in a glass, the taste became apple, slightly pepper, there is salt and a little wood.
    • Finish
      Pleasantly oak, hot, dominant salt, even salt on the lips.

  5. Thermidor scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    A pleasant surprise. Very 'authentic' and 'honest'. Next to Highland Park 12 it's a bit less substantial, so 82 pts. vs HP's 83.
    • Nose
      Coastal, slightly salty at first whiff. Also yeasty, malty and grassy.with some flower petals. It's all a bit faint, though.
    • Taste
      The body is not as flat as 40 % would lead one to expect. There is no obvious wateriness. Oddly satisfying is what it is, with nearly no obvious touches of wood which makes it stand out in the modern market. A bright juicy note, cantaloupe maybe. A faint note of potato chips. Ever so slight booziness reduces the score a bit though.
    • Finish
      Not very long but sufficient for such a low strength, with no flaws.

  6. MY MALTS scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    Enjoyable... Dry, yet gentle ... Slightly peppery, a little bit of sweetness on the finish ...


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