Glenkinchie 12 Year Old
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Lowland
  • Distillery Glenkinchie
  • Age 12 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Scotch
  • Alcohol 43%
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  • green apple
  • cereal
  • lemon
  • honey
  • citrus
  • grassy
  • sweet
  • fruit
  • floral

Glenkinchie

12 Year Old (0.7l, 43%)
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Character Goatson
A superb exemplar of a Lowland Scotch.

Glenkinchie Distillery is set on a farmland, 15 km from Edinburgh. It was established in 1825 by brothers George and John Rate. Originally named Milton Distillery, the brothers renamed it around 1837.

In 1969 Glenkinchie stopped malting its own grain and malting floors were transformed into a museum of Malt Whisky. Two decades later, in 1989, the brand was revived by United Distillers, when they started marketing it under their classic Malt brands. Today it is one of the few remaining distilleries in the Lowland region.

Glenkinchie 12 Year Old replaces the 10 year old as the new entry level bottling from this Lowland Distillery. It was named Best Lowland Single Malt of 2014 at the World Whiskies Awards.

  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Lowland
  • Distillery Glenkinchie
  • Age 12 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Scotch
  • Alcohol 43%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Golden

Smell / Nose / Aroma
Fresh, lemon, citrus, cereal, grist, barley sweetness.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Slightly pated, green apple, little creamy, lemon, cereal, Madeira notes, sweet stewed fruits.

Finish
Medium-long, smooth
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  • green apple
  • cereal
  • lemon
  • honey
  • citrus
  • grassy
  • sweet
  • fruit
  • floral
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Can Scotch go bad? Technically, an unopened bottle of Scotch can last forever. Air is the only true evil to Whisky; once the liquid is oxidized it is no longer immortal. After opening, as long as you store your Whisky in a cool, dry place, it will last another 5 years.
Single malt stands for around 10% of the Scotch market. This is a malt containing only one grain, legally required to be barley in Scotland, and made at a single distillery.

A blended Scotch is a combination of different malts from different distilleries. It is typically made from grain Whisky but does include malt Whisky to give it a more complex body.
90% of all Scotch Whisky released in the market is a blend. That’s a hell of a lot.
Is Scotch always Scottish? What do you think? Yes. The answer is yes.
Whisky distilling goes way back to 1494 when the first recorded batch was made by a posse of monks who acquired about 60 gallons of barley and decided to turn it into "aqua vitae". They created the first 1,500 bottles of Scotch in History.
Categories of Scotch Whisky: Single malt, Blended malt (formerly called Vatted malt), blended, single grain and blended grain Scotch.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Can Scotch go bad? Technically, an unopened bottle of Scotch can last forever. Air is the only true evil to Whisky; once the liquid is oxidized it is no longer immortal. After opening, as long as you store your Whisky in a cool, dry place, it will last another 5 years.
Single malt stands for around 10% of the Scotch market. This is a malt containing only one grain, legally required to be barley in Scotland, and made at a single distillery.

A blended Scotch is a combination of different malts from different distilleries. It is typically made from grain Whisky but does include malt Whisky to give it a more complex body.
90% of all Scotch Whisky released in the market is a blend. That’s a hell of a lot.
Is Scotch always Scottish? What do you think? Yes. The answer is yes.
Whisky distilling goes way back to 1494 when the first recorded batch was made by a posse of monks who acquired about 60 gallons of barley and decided to turn it into "aqua vitae". They created the first 1,500 bottles of Scotch in History.
Categories of Scotch Whisky: Single malt, Blended malt (formerly called Vatted malt), blended, single grain and blended grain Scotch.
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