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Overall rating
77.85/100
votes
238
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2004
Stated Age
12 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5010494506303
Added on
06 Nov 2007 12:18 pm
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 35.09

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238 × member ratings

622 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glen Moray 12-year-old

35 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 77.85 points

  1. Slàinte Mhath scored this whisky 80 points Administrator

    As one of the more unknown distilleries, Glen Moray is a bit off the radar. However, sometimes there is more than first meets the eye. The shy Speyside nose of this 12-year-old expression offers fresh fruits, orange peel and honey. With water, the fruitiness intensifies with sour plums, apricots and marzipan. On the palate, sweet and malty flavors combine with bitter lemon, cinnamon and a touch of wood spices. Short but pleasant in the finish, the aftertaste fades with hints of chocolate and licorice. A refreshingly honest and reasonably priced Single Malt!

    RATING: 3.0/5.0 stars ≙ 80 pts → AVERAGE
    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      78 78

  2. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    https://whiskylovingpianist.wordpress.com/2020/06/10/on-location-glen-moray-old-new-2016/

    Dated, 2016 or less:

    C: Although it’s no Balvenie 12 Double Wood [WLP], though there are similarities, this is no bad whisky. It’s a bit flat and cloggy but gives a little more at the finish.

  3. Lexnoordsij scored this whisky 60 points Member Senior

    Reasonable whisky, not a topper but a smooth one

  4. Kaleva scored this whisky 75 points Expert Senior

    Quite simple rather pleasant whisky. Neither complaints nor compliments. Below avarage.
    • Nose
      Honey, floral, apple mash, lemon peel, fruit caramel, woody notes
    • Taste
      Spirituous, malty, tad spicy, porridge, noticeable bitterness, yeasty notes, hint of mint
    • Finish
      Medium-long, getting dry, malty, bitter, bread notes

  5. Oldpultnie scored this whisky 77 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      78 78
      Soft vanilla and pears
    • Taste
      78 78
      Spicy, malty and fruity.
    • Finish
      76 76
      Short finish on the spicy side.

  6. Cubey666 scored this whisky 75 points Connoisseur

    Good quality for money. Nose sweet and a bit fruity. On the body bit flat. The finish is a bit too short.
    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      75 75
    • Finish
      71 71

  7. Cask1988 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    It’s What you can, would and should expect from it. Light, simple young, malty. Almost no depth or body. It’s just a startup whisky for a tasting or maybe ‘food’ for those that are completely new in the World of single malts. In that case I would recommend something like Glenlivet, Balvenie of Tomatin.
    • Nose
      Light, very light. Some Apples and pineapple, vanilla a hint of macaroons and licorice. It’s a simple nose. Not complex, not a lot happening.
    • Taste
      Something bittersweet. Very light, thin body. Again no complexity here. Watery mouthfeel, some lemons maybe, apples and pears. Quite some vanilla.
    • Finish
      Short, one-sided and sharp. It’s not really doing anything.

  8. GutsPuck scored this whisky 83 points Member Junior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      81 81

  9. hansreitzema scored this whisky 75 points Member Senior

    Tasted on January 23, 2017.
    • Nose
      Banana, pineapple, floral, conify, maybe little butter, caramel. The whole is at least pleasantly sweet.
    • Taste
      Caramel, butter, vanilla, hops hop. Soft tingling mouthfeel. Something filming.
    • Finish
      Short, somewhat dry aftertaste. Hague hop is still hanging around.

  10. GlenGambino scored this whisky 80 points Newbie

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      75 75
    • Finish
      83 83

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