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Speyburn 12-year-old

Overall rating
84.30/100
votes
12
Whiskybase ID
WB4376
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Flora & Fauna
Stated Age
12 years old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
06 Nov 2008 2:23 pm

Average value

€ 1074.93

61 × in wishlist

12 × member ratings

50 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Speyburn 12-year-old

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.30 points

  1. DrunkenHearted did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    Some stupid twat paid over £1600 for this bottle.

  2. Xaver did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    I think I'll buy another bottle spontaneously. :-)

    The colleague is very similar to the old 10 standard bottlings. But it also shows significantly more wood influence.
    • Nose
      Colour:
      Bright, shiny gold

      Nose:
      Starts with a little wax, green bananas and a spark of smoke. A fresh pinch blows through the glass. Also has something of a damp meadow. There is some artificial vanilla behind it.
      With a little time in the glass, apple, pear, a little dry wood and a light berry aroma will come through.

      The empty glass smells fresh, flowery with candle wax and that spark of smoke again.
    • Taste
      Spicy start. But somehow also a bit thin. Pepper and ginger mix. Still slightly oily and that spark of smoke again. The pear now looks like a compote. With a little clove and vanilla. Has some hints of tiramisu. Because of espresso cream, soaked spoon bisquit and cocoa powder.
    • Finish
      Medium length. Spicy - creamy. Almost buttery. Juniper and Chocolate Cream. In addition, this accompanying, dry, fine smoky note.

  3. wishfullthinking did not rate this whisky Member Junior

    That`s a bit harsh Drunkenhearted. There must be a few more t**ts about as one sold for £1800 at the weekend, oh and that wasn`t boxed either. Each to their own. 

  4. Nova did not rate this whisky Member Junior

    Even 50€/£/$ for a bottle of liquer seems stupid to most of the worlds population :(

  5. TsiAI scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    Eyes: Orange and gold smell. Nose: Cream cake, fermented sour taste, tamarind, jujube cake, fruit vinegar. Palate: more sour, green orange, syrup, wood, lemon slice. Finish: sour, hawthorn cake, wood , Bitter body Body: medium light, a little fat
    Overall: 80/100

  6. WhiskyLovingPianist did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Arguably the rarest of the Flora & Fauna range:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oChB7ZZfxwk

  7. Allandale scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Apiritif
    • Nose
      Flowery,aromatic, malty, with a touch of smoke.
    • Taste
      Sweet with a hint of toffee, oaky tones, heathery notes,herbal.
    • Finish
      Fresh,very sweet, lightly syrupy, fruity aftertaste.

  8. Baxi247 did not rate this whisky Newbie

    How much is one of these worth?

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