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Aberlour 12-year-old

Overall rating
80.80/100
votes
27
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Double Cask Matured
Bottled
10.12.2015
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Double Matured in Oak and Sherry Casks
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
LKPJ5310 2015/12/10
Barcode
4005971387033
Added on
12 Feb 2016 7:14 pm by Schorsch
Colored

Average value

€ 57,08

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Whisky Reviews for Aberlour 12-year-old

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.80 points

  1. shape_shifter scored this whisky 85 points Newbie

    Nose: Label says "very soft and rounded" and I coudn't agree more. It is soft and by soft I mean subtle, gentle and discreet. It is rounded and by rounded I mean almost perfectly balanced with no leading tone or nute. In the way it is very generic whisky smell. In a very good way. And there is dried apples nute but it's not leading, it's just there if you want to focus on that nute. Great smell.

    BTW: you can try to trace other nutes. Like iodine for example, it is there too, just close your eyes for 10 seconds first (it will sharpen your other senses). Good fun.

    Taste: Balanced. Very well balanced. It is so well harmonized that I can not tell particular nute. Label says "sherried, fruity, chocolate, cinnamon, tofee nad ginger". Well, perhaps. If you ask me all those ingredients were so blended that you can not find any of them anymore. Still it is not bad thing. I really like the outcome.

    Finish: Label says "warming", I say burning at first. Still it is expectable after such gentle aroma and well balanced taste that you can forget it is whisky. Not too bad.

    Overall really good whisky.

  2. robbert88 scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    Lovely! Everything that touches aberlour turns into a wonderful dram!

  3. kathi1980 scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      76 76
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      72 72

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