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Glenfiddich 12-year-old

Overall rating 889 votes 76.11

Member rates

2871 × in collection

My 4 x 25 ratings

Nose
1
Taste
1
Finish
1
Balance
1

Average 4 x 25 rates

All versions

Nose 19
Taste 19
Finish 18
Balance 19

Tastingtags

135 Notes

Slàinte Mhath
Administrator Slàinte Mhath Review note
04 May 2017 5:43 pm
Slàinte Mhath gave this whisky 81 points

Being a solid benchmark Single Malt, this whisky is easy accessible to the beginner. Green apples and other fruits dominate on the nose, while Glenfiddich 12 tastes sweet, malty and quite harmonic. Its rather light character combines with hints of oak and slight bitterness in the finish. Unfortunately, there are some rough edges in the background of this spirit, presumably due to high demand for casks. After all, this whisky is one of the best-selling malts in the world. A warmly recommended Speysider that offers a practical introduction to malt whisky!

RATING: 3.2/5.0 81 pts   ·AVERAGE [+]·

Weighted Rate
80.7
Nose
81
Initial taste
80
Body
78
Finish
80
Price
86
Presentation
83
“There is no such thing as bad whisky - some are just better than others.” (W. Faulkner)
Fernet Branco
Expert Senior Fernet Branco Review note
21 Nov 2017 11:53 am
Fernet Branco gave this whisky 80 points
Weighted Rate
80.2
Nose
82
Initial taste
81
Body
79
Finish
79
Price
80
Presentation
80
FriskKaffe
Newbie FriskKaffe Note
06 Aug 2017 6:26 pm
FriskKaffe gave this whisky 75 points

Glenfiddich 12 - smooth and easy drinkable!

Nose: Very light, I get fresh fruit - (mainly apples) and vanilla

Mouth: No liquor, very balanced. I sense the vanilla from before, but also a nice caramel touch. 

Finish is semi-long, dry with a twist of oak.

In general, very very easy drinkable! I can see why someone recommended this as the first in a larger sample-package. But at the same time, not very complex - its easygoing and somewhat simple.

77/100

- Kenneth
Gerko
Member Senior Gerko Review note
04 Jul 2017 8:28 am
Gerko gave this whisky 96 points
Weighted Rate
95.9
Nose
100
Initial taste
94
Body
96
Finish
94
Price
97
Presentation
94
Sláinte Mhath
wisekycourse
Expert Senior wisekycourse Tasting note
11 May 2017 9:30 am
wisekycourse gave this whisky 73 points
Color
Pale gold
Nose

des fruits frais ,verts,de la vanille,un peu d'épices,du malt

Taste

retrait des saveurs,c'est doux ,toujours sur la pomme,la poire verte!,sensation légère boisée et miélée

Finish

courte,fade,plat,fruits verts,vanille ,épices et une sécheresse survient rapidement!

Comments

simple,bon en dram pour préparer les papilles !

My Collection
Helgo
Connoisseur Helgo Review note
06 Apr 2017 12:50 pm
Helgo gave this whisky 75 points
Weighted Rate
75.3
Nose
73
Initial taste
75
Body
75
Finish
75
Price
83
Presentation
74
Christian = Sammelbegriff
moab21
Member Senior moab21 Note
18 Mar 2017 5:22 pm
moab21 gave this whisky 74 points

Wird wohl oft unterschätzt, anfangs auch von mir. Trotzdem ein solider Standard.

Den sollte man kennen. 
Cubey666
Expert Senior Cubey666 Review note
15 Mar 2017 11:51 am
Cubey666 gave this whisky 73 points
Weighted Rate
74.3
Nose
75
Initial taste
70
Body
72
Finish
73
Price
82
Presentation
81
My Collection
Cubey666
Expert Senior Cubey666 Tasting note
15 Mar 2017 11:52 am
Cubey666 gave this whisky 73 points
Color
Pale gold
Nose
predominantly sweet and fruity. Fresh green apples take the lead, together with some pears, honey, vanilla, some citrus. 
The nose is a bit plain, not very complex, but solid and well bodied. Quite pleasant
Taste
compared to the nose the taste a bit dissappoining, rather plain, perhaps even bit boring since it does not add much to the nose
Once again green apples and pears, this accompanied with perhaps some fruitiness that comes with sherry finished whiskies, but rather faint. Vanilla and some wood is also present
Finish

Bit dry and not that long.

Comments
probably i have been spoiled a bit with alot of more high end whiskies, since it cannot thrill me like it used to be.
However the price quality is still quite good, and a nice starter when you want to drink a few different drams in a row.
My Collection
drkrylov
Connoisseur drkrylov Review note
10 Mar 2017 7:08 pm
drkrylov gave this whisky 78 points
Weighted Rate
78
Nose
70
Initial taste
80
Body
75
Finish
80
Price
90
Presentation
80
Yuri Krylov

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