Glendronach 12-year-old

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Original - Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky
Stated Age
12 years old
Plain Oak and Sherry
43.0 % Vol.
500 ml 750 ml
Added on
08 oct 2008 4:14 pm

Average value

€ 409.30

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Whisky reviews for Glendronach 12-year-old

10 users have left 10 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 86.69 points.

  1. Jeep51 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    An example of balance! Great. Not a crazy complexity but very easy drinkable
    • Nose
      A very fresh nose, pineapple, ginger, a lot of vanilla. No trace of alcohol and it is rather very precise. After aeration, notes of salted butter caramel, cereals and malt make their appearance.
    • Taste
      Mouth all delicacy. It is drunk alone. Impressive balance. We do not have a huge aromatic power, but it's more than enough. Many fruits (quite melted), a little "chemical" side (sweetie), vanilla. It's greedy, it's good.
    • Finish
      Medium long with hints of fresh fruit and some flowers.

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  3. kimmosuo scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

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

  4. gaboruso scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  5. Vince scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Classic sherry whisky. more savory sweet than more modern versions. worth seeking out! A level above the current 12 which is also a good whisky.

  6. dram-drinker scored this whisky 87 points Photo Moderator

    Rather lemony and grassy in the nose. On the palate is then a bit sweeter any more waxy than expected after the nosing. Pretty OK.

  7. Cast Olila scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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

  8. GLEN MAUR scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      88 88

  9. Koning did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Why is this ancient 1985 bottle the "default version" of the GlenDronach Original? A bit confusing..

  10. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    N: earthy, creamy, raisins, fudge, a bit sharp and some virgin oak
    T: tobacco, vanilla, plums and gooseberries
    F: extreme sweet and fruity - peach and sweet apple
    tasted with Aby and J J

  11. CrilleVBG scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Wonderful whisky, so many flavors.
    • Nose
      Lots of floral notes, and raisins.
    • Taste
      Coffee, toffe, karamell and some nutty flavors.
    • Finish
      Short finish, very fruity.


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