Glenfiddich 12-year-old

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Special Reserve
Stated Age
12 years old
40.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Pure Single Malt
Bottled for
L32M 4001 1301
Added on
14 Jun 2015 5:49 pm

Average value

€ 74.50

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220 × member ratings

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Whisky Reviews for Glenfiddich 12-year-old

22 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 76.68 points

  1. jvanopstal scored this whisky 74 points Expert Junior

    Nice whisky. Easy drinking
    • Nose
      Apple, pear and vanilla with some malt
    • Taste
      Pear and malt. Also a bit sweet
    • Finish
      Medium long and slightly bitter

  2. Bowmore Axel scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    Quite delicious whisky. Easy drinking every day of Dram.
    Nice and sweet, fruity (apple, pear). Little wood, no smoke.
    • Nose
      77 77
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      77 77

  3. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 76 points Connoisseur

    20 18 19 19 76

    indistinct nose, but it did not foreshadow what happened next ...
    harsh prickly young grain taste, ok, you can drink it but you don't need it at all, there is no pleasure, it's a pity, this is clearly an unsuccessful batch, or even in 2002 the quality was not very good? sad ... maybe someone drinks with cola this drink will suit, but excuse me ...

  4. The Whisky Collector scored this whisky 80 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      77 77
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      80 80

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. drinkwater scored this whisky 80 points Member Senior

    A decent introduction into a world of whiskies.

  8. Simo scored this whisky 74 points Expert Senior

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

  9. 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.

  10. pelle86 scored this whisky 71 points Expert Senior

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


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