• Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Distillery Ballantine's
  • Age 12 Year Old
  • Style Blended Whisky
  • Alcohol 43%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • smoky
  • caramel
  • port
  • spicy
  • fruit
  • sweet
  • vanilla
  • sugar
  • honey

Ballantine's

12 Year Old - early 1980s (0.75l, 43%)
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There are few things more exciting or delicious than discovering a new bottle of Scotch to add to your collection.

One thing is for sure, expanding your Spirits universe with Ballantine's 12 Year Old - early 1980s is a fun way to enjoy yourself.

It is adored for its flavor profile. Smoky, Caramel, Port, and Spicy are the most prominent flavors in this 12 Year Old Blended Whisky. Don’t be fooled into thinking this is just like every other Scotch. This bottle delivers true taste bound for Spirits connoisseurs. Seeking adventure in your glass? Look no further.

It is carefully distilled by Ballantine's in Scotland and bottled at 43%. The result is well-rounded Blended Whisky meant to be enjoyed by Spirits enthusiasts and novices alike.

Go beyond your standard choice and see for yourself. You can always discover more flavors with a vast selection of bottles from all over the world.

  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Distillery Ballantine's
  • Age 12 Year Old
  • Style Blended Whisky
  • Alcohol 43%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
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  • smoky
  • caramel
  • port
  • spicy
  • fruit
  • sweet
  • vanilla
  • sugar
  • honey
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Scotland is home to more than 20 million casks of maturing Whisky. That’s four for every person living there. Nuts!
First-class Whiskies are 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, a phenomenon known as the angel’s share.
Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
90% of all Scotch Whisky released in the market is a blend. That’s a hell of a lot.
Blended Whiskies are the result of years of craftsmanship and dedication. A master blender does not simply wake up one day with a profound ability to create a cohesive and enjoyable liquid. From nosing the liquid to working out quantities of each different grain and malt to go into the blend, a master blender can take years, if not decades, to train.
Scotch Whisky is seldom aged in new barrels. Bourbon and Tennessee Whiskey casks are usually used for maturation. In addition to that, Whisky is often matured or finished in various wine casks such as Sherry or Port.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Scotland is home to more than 20 million casks of maturing Whisky. That’s four for every person living there. Nuts!
First-class Whiskies are 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, a phenomenon known as the angel’s share.
Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
90% of all Scotch Whisky released in the market is a blend. That’s a hell of a lot.
Blended Whiskies are the result of years of craftsmanship and dedication. A master blender does not simply wake up one day with a profound ability to create a cohesive and enjoyable liquid. From nosing the liquid to working out quantities of each different grain and malt to go into the blend, a master blender can take years, if not decades, to train.
Scotch Whisky is seldom aged in new barrels. Bourbon and Tennessee Whiskey casks are usually used for maturation. In addition to that, Whisky is often matured or finished in various wine casks such as Sherry or Port.
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