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Glenfiddich 12-year-old

Overall rating
76.56/100
votes
196
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Special Reserve
Stated Age
12 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5010327000176
Added on
14 Jun 2015 5:49 pm
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 30,00

4 × in wishlist

196 × member ratings

875 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenfiddich 12-year-old

18 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 76.56 points

  1. DramGoodLife scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    The nose is wonderful, good old classic malt.
    However the palate and finish leave you with a sour taste.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Malty with plenty of fruitiness, I'm getting green apples and some hints of pineapple. A little dust with added notes of citrus. Definitely has an air of "old whisky" about it.
    • Taste
      78 78
      Oily palate, plenty of power not as flat as you'd expect from a 40%. First notes to arrive are that of bitter oak and a box of old oats and malt. Little orange peel and some lemony notes.
    • Finish
      70 70
      A little sharp on the finish, , a big hint of bitterness and sour oak.

  2. gallfux did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Blind tasting. I did not even find the nose bad. Even if she is not spectacular. In the mouth but he then duly and after the departure I do not like it.
    • Nose
      Relatively fresh and mild. Apples and pears. Vanilla crescents. Malt sweetness. Again and again, citrus fruits easily come through. Some oak shows up.
    • Taste
      Also fairly mild and oily in the mouth. Unfortunately, not very intense. Again malt. Pear dish. Then it tingles something and citrus fruits come. It is getting drier.
    • Finish
      Some citrus. Licorice. Kind of a bitterness that reminds me of the Grains in the Blended Scotch. Not strong, but I do not like the style.

  3. drinkwater scored this whisky 80 points Member Senior

    A decent introduction into a world of whiskies.

  4. Simo scored this whisky 74 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      73 73
    • Taste
      75 75
    • Finish
      76 76

  5. Allandale scored this whisky 77 points Connoisseur

    Body: lean and smooth. Oily maltiness.
    • Nose
      Fresh but sweet, appetizing, fruity,pear-like, juicy grass.
    • Taste
      Malty sweetness. White chocolate. Good flavour development. Toasted hazelnuts.
    • Finish
      Fragrant suggestion of peat smoke.

  6. pelle86 scored this whisky 71 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      73 73
    • Taste
      70 70
    • Finish
      69 69

  7. jankes scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      77 77

  8. HammerHead scored this whisky 74 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      77 77
    • Taste
      75 75
    • Finish
      72 72

  9. peatbogger scored this whisky 75 points Specialist

    • Nose
      76 76
    • Taste
      76 76
    • Finish
      74 74

  10. jhut did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    Whisky tasting, Café de Toeter in Groningen, 27-12-2015 Not really good, was welcome drink
    • Nose
      Fruit, light as warm
    • Taste
      Sweet
    • Finish
      Pretty good actually

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