Glen Moray 12-year-old

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Elgin Heritage
Stated Age
12 years old
American Oak Casks
40.0 % Vol.
700 ml 750 ml
Added on
18 Oct 2016 7:57 pm by RoyalScotsman

Average value

€ 38,18

2 × in wishlist

45 × member ratings

75 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glen Moray 12-year-old

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 78.91 points

  1. AdamsB scored this whisky 77 points Expert Junior

    The Glen Moray Distillery was originally an Elgin West Brewery, which opened in 1830, producing local ales. Preserved handwritten books indicate that the first distillation process was carried out on September 13, 1897, using local barley. From the beginning, barrels have been used not only after American bourbon but also after Chardonnay, sherry and port wine, which was an extremely rare practice at that time. It is a tradition that continues to this day - whisky matures in on-site warehouses.
    WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky on 80 points with comment which I liked: This is May's straight bourbon house style
    • Nose
      Spices, vanilla, caramel, shy berry, Oak
    • Taste
      Sweet, notes of vanilla and caramel, Oak
    • Finish
      Oak, Caramel

  2. toklian scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    N21 P20 F20 B20

  3. Noface83 scored this whisky 80 points Specialist

    Nose: beautiful and simple, flowery fresh with some honey sweetness and fruity hints of sweet apricot and orange, malt in the background and an earthy and dry nut note typical of Glen Moray, the oak is noticeable with a subtle herbal note. No special depth but if you like the character of Glen Moray a great nose.
    Taste: light (only 40% thin) and creamy with some youthful alcoholic tinges, honey, crushed apricots, some caramel and malt and then backwards and on the finish dry sweetness, spicy honey, earthy aromas and bitter oak ( old wood). The finish is woody and earthy with medium length. Oh yes you have to like it - because you realize the use of multiple used barrels but bad that is not now but it just can not keep up with the nose.
    Conclusion: nice entry into the Glen Moray Range which brings the character of the distillery quite well. The twist in the finish could be a bit daunting for beginners.
    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      76 76

  4. Helgo scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      75 75

  5. Georges scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      79 79

  6. Georges scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Fruity (oranges), sesame seeds, nutty, bread
    • Taste
      Fruity (oranges), buttery, nutty, caramel, sweet
    • Finish
      Rather short, tea, dry, lemons

  7. JürgenWhisky scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      77 77
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      80 80

  8. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    N: A nose with no beef, no balls.
    T: Takes a while for the liquorice/ aniseed bubblegum to come through.
    F: Tangy.
    C: This is Moray's straight bourbon house style.Scores a C-


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