Glen Garioch 12 Year Old

70cl / 48%
  • Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Distillery Bottling
Glen Garioch 12 Year Old
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Introduced to Glen Garioch's standard range in late 2010, this 12yo is a mix of ex-bourbon and sherry casks, and like the other distillery bottlings since the revamp, has been bottled at a feisty 48%. A real charmer.

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12 Year Old


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  • Oak Oak
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Glen Garioch 12 Year Old Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Tasting Notes by Stuart P

    Nose: Earthy, stewed fruit.

    Palate: Rich, mouthfilling, toasty oak, dried fruit, hint of mocha.

    Finish: Spicy and smooth. Well balanced.

13 Customer Reviews

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  • 5
    3 February

    This glengarioch 12 is supberb, probably one of the best value for money. Bottled at 48% this just explodes with flavour. It tastes like highland park 12 but stronger and without any peatness. I am extremely picky with my scotch. After reading up many reviews I''m glad I grabbed this. Will not disappoint, just coats your mouth with a thick honey oaky syrupy type of feeling. Will always have this in my collection now. Excellent daily dram mmmm!

  • 3 April 2014

    I am still fairly new to whisky so don't have a huge basis for comparison, but I have to say this is one of the most impressive I have tried so far. The taste is very strong and distinctive and the quality seems very high for a reasonable price. The tumbler that came with this was very good quality too.

  • 11 December 2013

    A cracker of a highland malt marrying Sherry and Bourbon casks at 48% ABV. It coats the mouth with terrific full flavours of honey, fruit and warm spices. Well worth the few pounds premium over the more mundane Founders Reserve.

  • 27 October 2013

    also got a free sample recently and had a similar positive reaction. Nose of melon with ground ginger with lingering maltiness. More melon and spice in the flavour and a long gingery finish. Quite profound spice, quite superb. Next order I place - a bottle of this will be top of my list.

  • 16 July 2013

    For your money you don't just get a fantastic whisky but 1 at the strength that in my opinion all whisky should be 46-48% . This is simply a steal and is now 1 of my faves.

  • 18 November 2012

    What a fantastic Whisky! light spicy nose and flavour of heather & pear, and what a smooth lovely finish. Already down half the bottle in no time!

  • 3 September 2012

    An initial spiciness gives way to a complex honeyed finish. My new favourite whisky.

  • 21 July 2012

    Had this in a complimentary decanter at the Meldrum house hotel and just had to find out what it was called after sampling it! Very smooth and long lasting depth. Fantastic.

  • 25 February 2012

    In 2010, Morrison Bowmore did a make-over/relaunch of this malt. As a result, it is now non-chill filtered and at a higher ABV. Moreover, I think better quality casks are being used. The result is a porridge drizzled with brown sugar delight!

  • 4 December 2011

    tasted really good, like a festival on the palate. It smells the oak fragrance, definitely will purchase it again.

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