I've gone through the gamut of Kentucky whiskies looking for the Holy Grail. While there are good selections out there, I still never settled on a go-to whiskey. Being from Tennessee, I decided to try George Dickel 12. I was bowled over. It's charcoal filtering added a counterpoint to the sweet corn instead of rye or oak. It's rich, understated and eminently drinkable. Cookie dough, caramel, smoke. It's all there. All goes to show that I had to go home again to find my whisky.
- Tennessee Volunteer, 3 days ago
Best whisky ever tasted. I got one bottle from my US-friend. I cannot find it here in Finland, so have to order it from GB.
- Santtu Finland, 14th March
I am a great fan of JD and I've always put the Silver Select on a very high pedestal...until I tried the GD No 12!!! Don't get me wrong , JD is great and wouldn't refuse such a drink but if you get to try this George Dickel N12...you won't be disappointed.
If JD is the only Tennessee whisky you know then you don't know Dick!
- Bernard , 20th Aug '13
Good stuff and worth to try..it reminds me of Jack Daniels but with an extra kick.
- Szarik, 5th Aug '13
Fanastic! Smooth, mellow, balance, mash of soft grains and soft char and some smoky bbq back palate. It ignites backup with warmth.
- Jamie, Australia, 27th Jun '12
I ain't got a clue about all the fancy stuff like nose and all. All I know is good bbq when I eat it, good beer when I drink it (Shiner comes to mind), and good sippin whiskey. This is some good sippin whiskey. I'm a fan of JD Single Barrel and JD Gentleman J' too, but Dickle #12 is the finest methinks. Can't have any tonight cause I'm going pig hunting. Wouldn't want to shoot myself.
- anonymous, 24th Mar '12
Stumbled across the Cascade Hollow distillery and the No. 12 is certainly flavorsome. Liquid gold, no less. We've got the only bottle in London, we reckon :) We're going back for more this month...
- Aimee , 2nd Dec '10
George Dickel is by far the smoothest "sippin' whisky" available. Leave the JD to the wannabes and the posseurs, this is the real deal.
- Dan, Rochester,MN, 16th Dec '09
I first obtained a bottle of George Dickel as a gift from a friend visiting the US in the early 80's.I now rely totally on The Whisky Exchange to supply me with this excellent Tennessee whisky.Why George Dickel dont market this great whisky more widely is a mystery.
- Michael, Belfast, 9th Aug '09
Had my first taste at huntin camp up in the u.p. of Michigan......Best Iv'e ever had....And brother, living up north in Norther Michigan in the winter, Iv'e had plenty...
- Gummy, 30th Nov '08
thanks for bringing this fullbodied smooth sipping whisky a MUST for any colection and tasting
- ays london, 18th Nov '08
Smooth enough. A sipping whisky with flavors of vanilla, spice, caramel, pipe tobacco, smoke, roasted nuts. Will mix with a few things like brown sugar, cream, coffee, tea, vanilla ice cream, but has a lot of flavor of its own to deal with. Best sipped by itself or with a splash of water. Worth trying.
- SBP, 5th Jul '08
An amazing dram--sweeter corn flavor and wonderfully smooth. JD can't even hold a candle to this lesser known gem!
- harry, 22nd Jun '08
JD tastes much better than this crap. yuk!
- anonymous, 14th Feb '08
I couldn't put in words the flavours I tasted in George Dickel No.12 but there was something strange about it.Then I came across sombody else's tasting notes posted on the web. Vitamin C tablets was what I wasn't able to desribe in nose of this whisky.However, at 90 proof is the smoothest stuff from Uncle Sam.
- Mark Lemberg, 26th Jan '08
'There are only two brands of Tennessee whiskey: George Dickel and those other guys.' Officially the GD site states no export, so a big thanks to the WE team for obtaining a supply of this excellent sippin whiskey.
- James Lukaszewicz, 17th Aug '07
I was introduced to this Tennessee whisky by a colleague in Washington DC, and I can honestly say it's the nicest sour mash I ever drank. Smooth and rounded, with a lovely finish.
- anonymous, 18th Feb '07
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