Port Charlotte PC12

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Oileanach Furachail
Stated Age
12 years old
Number of bottles
58.7 % Vol.
700 ml 700 ml
Heavily Peated
Bottle code
P/140610 14/351
Bottled for
Travel Retail Exclusive
Added on
15 Jan 2015 1:31 pm by Callo
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 157,30

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540 × member ratings

145 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Port Charlotte PC12

74 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.83 points

  1. Tauti scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Very nice whisky. Had previously thought of something like a puffed Blair Athol, in which the sulfur is a shell. This has come a little differently. A whisky with a nice balance between peat smoke and dark fruits.
    • Nose
      Something of the first thing I could think of was railroad tracks. Followed by some cereals and boiled berries, honey and oranges.
    • Taste
      Sweet, sweet railway track. The sulfur that I call here some, I notice, if, then only weak. For salty tar paired with a nice dark fruitiness, oranges and grilled Sparerips on some okonomiyaki sauce.
    • Finish
      A long, strong but harmonious finish. This whisky has power and he shows it again.

  2. Archer scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    He has a dirty nose! Very nice, as here after a while then show the fruit notes.
    • Nose
      Dirty smoke with a pinch of spilled plastic and burning car tires. Torn match. It takes quite a while for the nose to work its way through here. Once you've made it and left the smoke behind, you meet strawberry and raspberry jelly. Again and again, the dirty smoke shimmers through - rarely experienced such an iridescent nose.
    • Taste
      In the beginning sharp and fiery. Flaming peat fire without the gum-red from the nose. Baked apples, fried bananas, prunes and raisins. Pepper! Pretty big on the tongue. Delicate herbs come with time.
    • Finish
      Long, oily, ashen and sherry-sweet.

  3. GlenSikkes did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Adam Hannett has been working alongside Jim McEwan since 2006, watching and learning from the legendary distiller. Adam has a special talent, a perceptive nose and a rare ability to analyse and objectify sensory experience. One day the ultimate responsibility for this precious spirit will rest on his shoulders. Here we acknowledge Adam and his ongoing journey with Jim. “Oileanach furachail”.

    Tasting Notes by Bruichladdich
    • Nose
      Opens with bursts of smoke, salt and dark fruit then develops raisins, toffee, sweet oak and ripe plum. Hints of cinnamon spice, polish, candied orange and lemon peels. hazelnut and dates.
    • Taste
      Rich and succulent in texture bringing harmony to a spirit of 58.7%. Sherry flavours of date and fig combine with peat smoke to balance honey, lemon and hot toasted oak. Apricot pear and green apple are subtle but the character of our pure spirit cannot be hidden. There have been no shortcuts to get here. Long years in our warehouses on the shores of Loch Indaal have brought out the exceptional qualities of casks sourced from far and wide. Combine this with the influence of fresh salty Islay air and you have a dram of unmistakable character.
    • Finish
      You may think it will never end as the smoke lingers releasing touches of liquorice, date and sweet malt. Close your eyes and you are on Islay. As this dram fades you can reflect on another step of your journey and look forward with confidence as there are many more to come.

  4. gallfux did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    I like the. However, Port Charlotte also likes to like it. One must already like these single-tone PC notes.
    • Nose
      Cooked cherries thickened with kirsch and a little vanilla pudding. Slightly chewed pencil with eraser. This typical and idiosyncratic smoke of Port Charlotte. Burning herbs. Cheese sticks. Red currant juice. Pebble beach by the sea. Some blood orange.
    • Taste
      Such a sweet and meaty note in the mouth. I'll say bacon with honey. Sour cherry jam. Smoked cheese with herbs. Again the blood orange. Then comes pepper and chilli. Now the bacon is so spicy flavored :-).
    • Finish
      The herbaceous smoke remains and becomes drier. I stay with the topic :-). To darkened meat from the charcoal grill. Salt licorice.

  5. Roland7 scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    Medicines, engine oil, smoke, fried potatoes with meat !!! cheese, fish oil, black pepper, dry leaves, salted nuts, fragrant dried herbs. Very soft!

  6. schero scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Blindtasting tip: Refill Bourbon barrel, 12 years, 55+%, Springbank Resolution: A great PC, but I feel a bit untypical. He still reminds me of Campbeltown.
    • Nose
      Mineral notes of citrus, maritime, light smoke, including a nice grapefruit note, which is becoming more and more a grapefruit peel, in the end more and more wet warehouse is added, I want to smell forever
    • Taste
      Strong onset, directly again mineral and salty, smoke, many citrus notes but here are also other yellow fruits here, that goes in the direction of peach or mango
    • Finish
      A spicy mixture of smoke, mineral notes, light bitterness and red fruits

  7. Oldpultnie scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  8. Oldpultnie scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    A good whisky but overpriced.
    • Nose
      Pleasant sweet smoky nose. Oak and oranges. Not the heavy peat from the label.
    • Taste
      Very rich and robust body. Sweet on the side and spices in the back. Quiet some sherry taste and a little bitterness later on. Honey in combination with a peaty smoke but not a very peated whisky to me at all. A good velvet and smooth texture. Reasonable balance and a good going 58.7% without water.
    • Finish
      Good medium finish. Smoke, malt, sweet.

  9. chlinatele scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    So for the hype I hoped for more. He is not bad but honestly not worth the price ..
    Well, I bought it in Livigno. Tax free :-)
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      85 85

  10. berarith73 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85


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