Aberlour 12 Year Old
Double Cask Matured

70cl / 40%
  • Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Distillery Bottling
Aberlour 12 Year Old / Double Cask Matured
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Aberlour is always a good choice - one of the best value Speyside malts around. This double matured version is a mix of traditional oak and sherry casks and is rich and fruity with delicious Christmas cake notes.
Distillery Bottling
12 Year Old
Cask Type


  • Body
  • Richness
  • Smoke
  • Sweetness


  • Vanilla Vanilla
  • Cinnamon Cinnamon
  • Raisins Raisins
  • Christmas Cake Christmas Cake
  • Oak Oak

Aberlour 12 Year Old Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Tasting Notes by Billy A

    Nose: Buttery cinnamon toast, concentrated raisin in the background, astringent woody touches, glacé cherry, barrel char.

    Palate: Big sweet butter hit, with maple syrup, brown sugar, plump raisins, nutmeg, milk chocolate and more of the char from the nose.

    Finish: Medium length, with chocolate, raisins and more char.

    Comment: A sweet dram with good levels of sherry spice and richness, although not overly heavy. There is a touch of welcome bitter char that reigns the dram in before it can become too sweet, providing excellent balance.

84 Customer Reviews

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  • 5
    9 days ago

    Very nice tasting whisky and warm finish due to the cinnamon and spices

  • 5
    23 January

    One of the best single malts for the money. Non peated with fruity notes. No artificial color. Actually, to be perfectly honest, this 12 year double cask would pass for 3 times the price. Other brands that I have are great or I wouldn’t drink them but this is great value in my area. Almost too good to be true. My advice is to buy some and try it!

  • 4
    22 January

    Not my style since I am on the peat style whiskeys but this is very good for a non peated whiskey. One of the best I can say and close to the great Japanese, Nikka and Hibiki that I think are probably the best sweet style whiskeys

  • 5
    21 January

    I really like it, very smooth and the smell is fantastic

  • 2
    20 January

    not much complexity. bland. we can do better

  • 1
    13 January

    Nothing to talk about.....

  • 2
    7 January

    thought it to be very weak and bland, not much complexity

  • 5
    28 December 2017

    i test it and buy it . like it very much . smooth and tasty .

  • 5
    20 December 2017

    Tried it for the first time, just because it was new to my liquor store. I could not be happier, well balanced. Have a friend who tried it and is now asking for a bottle on his Christmas stocking.

  • 5
    10 December 2017

    Having bought the 10 I though I should try the 12, as you do. The 12 is vastly superior to the 10 and worth every penny of what ever extra you pay. It’s absolutely beautiful and if like me you happen to pick it up for a good price then you will be one very lucky chap/chapet indeed!

  • 5
    29 November 2017

    All things considered, this is simply excellent.

  • 5
    13 November 2017

    I do agree with the previous review to mine that that it dosen't leave a strong taste in your throat after you have drunk it. But I will say apart from that this uncomplicated 12 year old whisky to drink however it is very classy. Beautiful color a great aroma and very sweet and easy to drink. I have yet to taste the 10 year old but I am definetly going to buy that to!

  • 3
    23 October 2017

    I have to say, as much as I love the taste and smell of this whisky, it doesn't last at all. The taste is gone almost as soon as it's gone down your throat leaving you with no lasting satisfaction. It's a shame, too, because this whisky -- as I mentioned -- smells and tastes dreamy. This will be a whisky I take to a friend's or share with a whisky virgin. It's rich and not remotely harsh, which is nice if you're after mild like I am. I'd rate this much higher if the taste lingered, and I'm sure you will too. I'd only buy this again on sale.

  • 4
    7 September 2017

    Extremely smooth and buttery. A bit towards sweet. Very good for the price

  • 5
    7 September 2017

    Magnificent buy it

  • 4
    9 July 2017

    Sweet and straight forward. It has the sweet fruit taste and chocolate notes which are expressed in many reviews and notes. But it is not one of the greats. The finish is not long on the palette and it is simple.

  • 4
    12 June 2017

    I am a big peat fan but I always like the Aberlour 12. A rich, full bodied taste, always a pleasure to drink any time of the year. Smooth and mellow with hints of vanilla, nutmeg and licorice.

  • 4
    4 May 2017

    This is probably the best value for your money scotch. It outperforms whiskies that cost $20 more. Smooth, sweet with some nice spice and wood. Very well balanced. Great Speyside malt, and I'm a guy who's usually an Islay drinker.

  • 4
    2 April 2017

    Nose very great explosive taste one of the best for the price very good this is a everyday scotch to have ! Lots of flavour that you have to have all the times!!!

  • 4
    17 March 2017

    It's a great 12 year old

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