Aberfeldy 12-year-old

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Stated Age
12 years old
40.0 % Vol.
50 ml 700 ml 1000 ml
Added on
12 Oct 2007 10:56 pm

Average value

€ 87.48

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Whisky Reviews for Aberfeldy 12-year-old

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.42 points

  1. peej84 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      83 83

  2. Gondwana scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Dwarf oranges dangling from light smoke with some lemon in the background
    • Nose
      Dwarf oranges dangling from light smoke, matches, with some lemon in the background
    • Taste
      Fruity, clementines, dwarf oranges, zesty, petite fours,
    • Finish
      Chewing dwarf oranges, a kind of dustiness with a sharp point, medium oily pleasant finish

  3. PX-Michl scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      82 82

  4. Allandale scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Lively,orange zest, A hint of smokiness. Warm
    • Taste
      Emphatically clean fruitiness. Tangerines. Trifle sponges.

      Body: light on the tongue. Oily.
    • Finish
      Like biting into a kumquat. Dusty spicy. Gently warming.

  5. Abadon05 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Conclusion: very interesting and exciting. The old 12er is pleasant drinkable, no burning felt. The sulfur is not strong or unpleasant. So for me no ordinary dram. For 50 € quite worth a try. And as I said when I compare it with Tastingnotes of the new 12er, then cuts off here but better.
    • Nose
      First impression: lemon and fruity. Overall, however, very reserved, but pleasant, no burning. So slowly, then comes a little honey. And after a minute or two comes the impression of toffee and butter biscuits. So slowly comes a little sulfur. So for me quite a new and interesting combination. I have to say that.
    • Taste
      Taste: Now the sulfur with a sweetness is clearly noticeable. However, not overloaded. Very weak, the lemon is still recognizable. Likewise a bit barrel / oak, whereby I would then rather assign in the direction of grain. Again, the whisky is mild and well integrated, no burning. Likewise, the toffee note and also some marshmallow is recognizable.
    • Finish
      Finish: Pleasant and short to medium long. A little tartaric acid is noticeable. Again, there are slight hints of sulfur, but which disappear very quickly. Very little is the lemon still noticeable. By contrast, the butter biscuit remains. Clearly now is also something noticeable, which I would classify in the direction candle wax / incense. In any case, I felt like in a church.

  6. Rozenbankje scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      77 77
    • Finish
      76 76

  7. markjedi1 scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    Personally, I think the Dewars 12 Year Old blend is better than this
    single malt.
    • Nose
      The nose is light, grainy and sweet. Some dried grasses and buttercups
      and a bit of white fruit. Sweet apples. Hints of dried pineapple. Pretty
      herbal, but too light to be really surprising.
    • Taste
      It is equally light on the palate. Almost watery, which is a bit of a
      shame. A bit of spices, mostly ginger. Aside from some honey and the pineapple
      from the nose, I also get something slightly bitter as if from cold tea. Not much
    • Finish
      The finish is medium long with a peppery twist.

  8. The Macallan scored this whisky 72 points Connoisseur

    No wonder that this malts forms the basis of the Dewar's blended whiskies. With a little water more aroma's emerge and the palate becomes more like a friend.
    • Nose
      Spring aroma's, flowery, perfumy and a malty sweetness.
    • Taste
      Buttery, light créme brûle with a hint of chocolate.
    • Finish
      Long, peppery but very pleasant


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