Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
12 years old
40.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
Added on
05 Jun 2017 8:35 am by Alexander Bondarenko

Average value

€ 54.90

7 × in wishlist

44 × member ratings

137 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Strathisla 12-year-old

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.21 points

  1. Blindbob scored this whisky 76 points Expert Junior

    What a shame all I could taste was caramel. Originally I bought an older Cadenheads Sttathisla bottling and bought this to see how I got on with Stathisla. Fortunately the older bottling got opened first and was good, Had I opened this first I would have given up. Why the caramel colouring and the chill filtering? It spoils a potentially decent whisky.

  2. spxcedxg scored this whisky 78 points Member Junior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      77 77
    • Finish
      75 75

  3. joerg.scheid scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

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

  4. joerg.scheid scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      Vanilla, sweetness, floral notes, heat and later plum.
    • Taste
      Sweetness, vanilla, dried fruits, grasses, some salt, slightly phenolic notes.
    • Finish
      Sweet, later dry and peppery, grass, vanilla with medium-long finish.

  5. D. Volkov scored this whisky 75 points Member Junior

    Average acceptable molt
    • Nose
      Soft, smooth, honey, apple jam, marmalade, raisins, peanut butter, oak shades
    • Taste
      Soft, apple jam, marmalade, raisins
    • Finish
      Not continuous, apple jam

  6. holborndrinker scored this whisky 73 points Connoisseur

    12 years seems a long time to have waited to produce this...
    • Nose
      Roasted fruit is present on the nose, slightly acidic tang.
    • Taste
      Quite a sharp taste on the palate with more acidic notes present.
    • Finish
      Quite short on the finish - sherried, but not particularly warming.

  7. lincolnimp scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    The nose is weak on this one and the palate is a little flat but its perfectly drinkable.

    I have had much better 12 year in the last few years, perhaps just batch variation?
    • Nose
      75 75
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      76 76


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