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Aultmore 12-year-old

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Foggie Moss
Stated Age
12 years old
Refill Hogsheads
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml 700 ml 750 ml 1000 ml
Bottle code
Added on
11 Dec 2014 2:00 pm by RoyC

Average value

€ 47,05

Whisky Reviews for Aultmore 12-year-old

53 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.23 points

  1. iDea D scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    This whisky is very good, very rewarding. Handles water well. Needs the water for an immensely improved nose and taste. Great buy.
    • Nose
      w/o water: Dry. Wood. Light, green herbs, berries; sweet and sour. Complex.

      w/ water: Dry. Spring flowers. Light vanilla, green savory herbs. Sweet perfume.
    • Taste
      w/o water: sweet arrival. immediately going into a long development from sweetness to wood bitter and lemon fruit flesh.

      w/ water: sweet, dry arrival. swiftly followed by a prolonged development of mouth filling citrus sweetness.
    • Finish
      w/ water: sustained long finish of sweet citrus and wood sap complexity. Dry.

  2. Alex Fridays scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Aultmore 12YO is a good initial malt. It’s an enough sweet with pear note, with strong notes of wood and cereal, with spices. The palate appears with sweet pear note, and goes with grass, wood, black pepper, hay notes. The finish is a middle, spicy and dry with green pears note. It’s a quiet good for drink with friends during patties. 

  3. HammerHead scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Nose: floral and slighty vegetal, fruity with fresh pears and apples, butter. Water and breathing time brings out vanilla and some roasted almonds.

    Taste: light but not a thin mouthfeel, vanilla with a fresh fruitiness of pear and ripe galia melon, some vegetal oiliness and black pepper.

    Finish: buttery and nutty with a spiciness of black pepper and bitter white grapes.

    A real nice entry level Aultmore, fairly priced considering quality and presentation of what's in the bottle.
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      84 84

  4. Allandale scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    A soft and delicate body.
    • Nose
      Delicate and ethereal, aromas of ripe soft fruit and honeysuckle  blooms are balanced with herbal notes of thyme,chervil and cut flower stems.
    • Taste
      Very nice ,very balanced, sweet notes with vanilla nestled  on a biscuit base.
    • Finish
      A long and dry finish.

  5. laphihh scored this whisky 84 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      81 81

  6. larswehmeier scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      At the beginning a bit ethereal and cooling. But then nice and sweet. Vanilla and caramel. Pear. Over time, it gets spicier and even shows some oak in the nose.
    • Taste
      Pleasant and mild on the tongue. But surprisingly spicy. Already clear oak notes. Add some malt and caramel.
    • Finish
      Medium. Spicy and warm.

  7. iDea D scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      95 95
    • Finish
      87 87

  8. jankes scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

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

  9. The Macallan scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    A surprisingly Aultmore with warm and fresh influences.
    • Nose
      fresh, malty, fruity (citrus), vanilla and caramel
    • Taste
      Firm, creamy, fruity, woody
    • Finish
      Warm, spicy with fresh fruity notes

  10. domani scored this whisky 75 points Expert Senior

    The malt sweetness is quite pleasant but the fruit component is a little too short. All in all way too aromatic and a bit too heavy - 08.04.2017
    • Nose
      Pungent alcohol, malt sweetness in the background, a chemical component in the sense of cleaner or solvent is also to be found, light citrus fruit, some apple, essential oils
    • Taste
      Alcohol sharpness, malt sweetness, liquid caramel, sweetness of ripe fruit, pear or apple, oily texture, cooling menthol, bitterness of walnut
    • Finish


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