Glen Ord 12-year-old

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Northern Highland Malt
Stated Age
12 years old
43.0 % Vol.
700 ml 700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
L52170S000 01117232
Added on
06 Nov 2007 12:18 pm

Average value

€ 171,71

15 × in wishlist

189 × member ratings

499 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glen Ord 12-year-old

17 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.16 points

  1. Rino Rotten scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Finished the bottle the other day. I will miss it. One of my favourite daily drams.

  2. dRambo scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      83 83

  3. Crann feàrna scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

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

  4. Allandale scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    Body: medium and firm.
    • Nose
      Fresh. Turned earth, daffodil. Resiny. Sultana, malt. Hint od sulphur.
    • Taste
      Dry grass, warm cinnamon, then toffee. Good punch.
    • Finish
      Malty and oaky.

  5. toklian scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Serge V says:

    Glen Ord
    12 yo (40%,
    OB, 2003) I already had
    this one, which comes in a new square
    bottle, and I liked it (80 points). Its
    colour is amber (heavy caramel) but the
    nose is quite fresh and enjoyable. Toffee,
    orange zest, hints of peat and Grand-Marnier.
    Gets a little woody.The mouth is a little
    too rounded and caramelised. A tad too
    woody as well. Some funny meaty notes.
    The finish is medium long. Interesting,
    a good middle-of-the-road malt, but it’s
    a little too expensive (45 euros) I’ll
    stick to my 80 points,
    and so does Olivier.

  6. MY MALTS scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Old fashioned... Very fine, it may also be a drop of water in ... 01.08.2017: A truly fine drop ... He comes close to the 25 year old ... Do not breathe for too long ... Nevertheless drink comfortably ...

  7. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    N: Glen Ord use slightly more sherry casks by volume than bourbon, and as a result the sherry talks. Little bits of everything here - a fruity nuttiness, citrus, some floral, but nothing specific. Good weight however.
    T: Soft, easy arrival, very accessible with a low ethanol level - creamy, sherried raisins,.....
    F: Soft, bitter sour turning to sour cream - good age here. Some darker notes forming. Holds on,.... then it's gone.
    C: Surprisingly creamy. Thankfully, 12 years at Ord seems to be the minimum and not the target. I find this batch a tad better than the older [square] bottling and with good form - a pleasant surprise. Not sure why it costs £80 however [Aug ’16], who is buying it at that price and why?

    Scores an 82

  8. Daan Tje scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      80 80

  9. karloff scored this whisky 67 points Specialist

    • Nose
      65 65
    • Taste
      67 67
    • Finish
      67 67

  10. Georges scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

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


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