Aberlour 12 Year Old

Aberlour

12 Year Old

(0.75l, 43%)


8.1/10
Price:
$60.99
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A pleasant burn.

The waters in these parts of Speyside are known not only for their purity but also for their healing powers according to druid priests that lived there in times of the Celts. Later, they used the same water to baptise them into Christianity. So it is no wonder they used nature's best and produced a fantastic product. What is better to make from water than Scotch Whisky!?

True to this legacy and heritage, young James Fleming, a farmer's son who supplied grain to local distilleries had a dream to build a perfect distillery in the 19th century. A daring modernist as he was, he did not let anything differ from his expectations. And his dream of the perfect dram lives to this day, in the Aberlour distillery.

Aberlour 12 Year Old Double Cask is matured in two kinds of casks, in ex-Sherry and ex-Bourbon for at least 12 years and then “married” together for a short period before bottling. A heavy, brooding malt that is warming with lashes of Sherry, dark fruits and wood smoke that is not to be trifled with. Definitely one of the best value Speyside malts around.

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  • Style
    Single Malt Whisky
  • Region
    Speyside
  • Country
    Scotland
  • Alcohol
    43%
  • Distillery
    Aberlour
  • Bottler
    Aberlour
  • Age
    12 Year Old

Flavour Spiral™

About The Flavour Spiral

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sherry
caramel
honey
smoky
dried fruit
slightly bitter
banana
nutty
dark chocolate
What does Aberlour 12 Year Old taste like?

The Flavour Spiral™ shows the most common flavours that you'll taste in Aberlour 12 Year Old and gives you a chance to have a taste of it before actually tasting it.

We invented Flavour Spiral™ here at Flaviar to get all your senses involved in tasting drinks and, frankly, because we think that classic tasting notes are boring.
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First-class Whisky is taxed not only by the state but also by the angels. This refers to the 4% of Whisky that evaporates from the barrels every year

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Colour
Golden amber.

Smell / Nose / Aroma
Soft and tender, with notes of fruit and honey.

Flavour / Taste / Palate
Chocolate, caramel, honey, with the spicy-sherried wood notes to accompany the flavours.

Finish
Smoky with Sherry flavours soon to be gone, but the sweetness lingers on.

Ratings & Reviews
Sean
Sean,
Very nice
David
David,
Sweet and floral on the nose. Less sweet and somewhat of an earthy flavor on the palette. I was waiting for something to excite me but it never came about. I might order it at a bar but I wouldn't own a bottle.
Russell
Russell,
Love how smooth and flavorful it is
anonymous
anonymous,
Smooth and sweet. Fairly light and does not coat the tongue as much as other scotches I've had. Honey flavors.
Pierce
Pierce,
Smooth but fiery, with a little smoke and none of the caramel notes you sometimes get in a highland. Nevertheless, a good everyday scotch.
anonymous
anonymous,
Nice whisky.
anonymous
anonymous,
Very smooth....
Michael
Michael,
Smoke and butter flavor with a mild aftermath of flavors.
anonymous
anonymous,
Smokey taste with rich aftertaste.
Virgil
Virgil,
Picked up a bottle yesterday and tried it. Bursting with flavor and the smokey overtones. Impressive!
anonymous
anonymous,
Great finish and smoke flavor throughout. Hints of spice and Carmel with a superb body that catches your attention. One fine Speyside Scotch.
Robbie
Robbie,
When it comes to a Scotch to introduce people to this is my first choice.
Charles
Charles,
The balanced flavor of Carmel, smooth, no excessive burn, semi- sweet.
Corey
Corey,
Classic Speyside. Always a nice whisky
Phillip
Phillip,
Loved this scotch. Smooth all the way through.
Rick
Rick,
Bee nice and smooth sherry. For the price, can't beat it...
anonymous
anonymous,
Great stuff!
anonymous
anonymous,
Mild, rund, aber wenig Tiefgang und etwas scharf im Abgang
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