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Overall rating
78.36/100
votes
13
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
12 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
50 ml
Added on
05 Feb 2014 8:17 pm by MasonBones
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 4,57

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13 × member ratings

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Whisky Reviews for Glenlivet 12-year-old

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 78.36 points

  1. Wolv scored this whisky 76 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      75 75
    • Finish
      75 75

  2. Kaleva scored this whisky 74 points Expert Senior

    Good entry-level malt. Light and easy-drinking.
    • Nose
      Floral, fruity (pear), honey, citrus peel notes
    • Taste
      A bit spicy, malty, vanilla, apple, butterscotch
    • Finish
      Short but pleasant, citrus, pear

  3. Daan Tje scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

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

  4. Astrid scored this whisky 72 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      72 72
    • Finish
      68 68

  5. Astrid scored this whisky 72 points Connoisseur

    A whisky that you can give some time for better yield of flavors. PLV is correct. I'm definitely positively surprised.
    • Nose
      immediately a lot of vanilla with cooling alcohol, behind oak and some caramel, slightly sweet to citrus, subtle smoky, wet leather and Nussigkeit in between clearly the bottom ten, wet slate, marzipan, a touch of yeast, later fresher and flowery with hay, honey Peach juice, gooseberry and physalis, floury apple, strong Galia melon, light nutmeg, malt
    • Taste
      Honey sweetness, slightly spicy nutmeg, slightly spiced barley malt, mineral notes with a fine sparkling acidity, vanilla, grapefruit, walnut oil, old oak barrel, distant aromas of salt, sweet sticky orange syrup with dark chocolate, hints of tobacco, creamy
    • Finish
      Spicy with hints of pepper, warming, rather dry, some malt, soft toffee, oak, hay, light chocolate bitterness, slate, minimal smoke, buttery, walnut shells

  6. MaltMartin scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    After years still my reference single malt for rating other whisky's.
    • Nose
      Lots of flowery notes. Elderflower. Heather and hay. Fresh fruits (melon and pear). Also apple juice. A touch of marzipan. A little honey as well.
    • Taste
      Malty and fruity at the same time. Banana and coconut. Vanilla. Candy-floss. Quite chewy actually.
    • Finish
      Medium long. Dryness. Soft spices of pepper and nutmeg. Gingery. Liquoirce at the end.

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