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Overall rating
78.83/100
votes
37
Category
Blend
Bottler
Hankey Bannister & Co. (HBC)
Bottling serie
Regency
Bottled
2012
Stated Age
12 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 700 ml
Bottle code
L 20 03 12 4 20:38 BB
Barcode
5010509419468
Added on
05 May 2016 3:45 pm by Wild Geese
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 29.53

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Whisky Reviews for Hankey Bannister 12-year-old

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 78.83 points

  1. Andytka3 scored this whisky 55 points Connoisseur

    N- Soft with muskiness, toasted cereal dressed with some caramel, muted for most time, with some orange seeping thru. Subdue and laid back.

    P- Quite rightly, probably made for those like Old-Fashioned. Orange peel, rock sugar and Anguostura. Crisp texture and light.

    F- Short-medium, is medium mainly due to the spirit heats that linger on that actually wish it can dissipate away quicker. Prickly, cloying musky wood and raw.

    Why bother to change the bottling with nice label but put in such under-par liquid?

    — at The Whisky Bar, Kuala Lumpur.
    • Nose
      70 70
    • Taste
      68 68
    • Finish
      65 65

  2. Макс scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

  3. Totoro scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    A really good alternative to J.W. Black. Delicious and well-aged malt components (see also: Inver House brands), and the grains do not distract from the experience in the least. Decent body and finish, with an ever-so-slight wisp of smoke trailing the death. At twenty bucks: a steal.

  4. Alex Fridays scored this whisky 72 points Expert Senior

    Caramel, sweet fruits, vanilla, cake, honey notes on nose.

    Sweet fruits, cake, furniture polish and honey notes on palate.

    Spices, vanilla, oak cask notes on short finish.

  5. spxcedxg scored this whisky 81 points Member Junior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      78 78

  6. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    N: Like a young single malt with some bitter notes.
    T: Chocolate malt
    F: A little more chocolate with a touch of smoke
    C: Rather decent blend displaying good form and demonstrating layered stages of sophistication.

    Scores a C[+]

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