Balvenie 12 Years Double Wood

This Balvenie was matured in old sherry and bourbon casks. It makes this scotch interesting but also mild. The orange flavour and a deep sweetness make it a true gem among malt whiskies.

This Balvenie was matured in old sherry and bourbon casks. It makes this scotch interesting but also mild. The orange flavour and a deep sweetness make it a true gem among malt whiskies.

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Balvenie
Scotland, Speyside
Single Malt Whisky
12 Years
40%
0.7 l
Original bottling
Bourbon
Sherry
Chill filtration - With Artifical colouring - With
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Average tasting notes Tasting Notes
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Nosing
Sweet:
Sherry:
Fruit:
Vanilla:
Zitrus:
Orange:
Honey:
Oak:
Spices:
Nuts:
Caramel:
Cinnamon:
Apple:
Peat Smoke:
Malt:
Alcohol:
Lemon:
Herbs:
Dried Fruit:
Peach:
Pear:
Almonds:
Cherry:
Chocolate:
Raisin:
Walnut:
Banana:
Barley:
Berries:
Blackberry:
Heather:
Lime:
Mint:
Pineapple:
Herb:
Floral:
Grape:
Grapefruit:
Grass:
Green Apple:
Hay:
Leather:
Melon:
Oil:
Pepper:
Strawberry:
Tobacco:
Tropical Fruit:
Tasting
Sweet:
Sherry:
Nuts:
Fruit:
Oak:
Spices:
Honey:
Vanilla:
Zitrus:
Orange:
Oil:
Malt:
Cinnamon:
Caramel:
Chocolate:
Peat Smoke:
Herb:
Alcohol:
Dark Chocolate:
Chili:
Pear:
Raisin:
Herbs:
Almonds:
Berries:
Heather:
Dried Fruit:
Grapefruit:
Pepper:
Apple:
Date:
Peach:
Banana:
Cake:
Coffee:
Fig:
Lime:
Nutmeg:
Plum:
Rye:
Tobacco:
Wheat:
Finish
Oak:
Sweet:
Spices:
Nuts:
Sherry:
Fruit:
Malt:
Oil:
Vanilla:
Herb:
Peat Smoke:
Honey:
Alcohol:
Dark Chocolate:
Zitrus:
Orange:
Cinnamon:
Chocolate:
Caramel:
Almonds:
Hazelnut:
Pepper:
Chili:
Apple:
Cake:
Coffee:
Pear:
Raisin:
Tobacco:
Berries:
Bonfire Smoke:
Cherry:
Clove:
Date:
Dried Fruit:
Fig:
Grape:
Grapefruit:
Green Apple:
Heather:
Lemon:
Nutmeg:
Walnut:
Herbs:

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Tasting Notes 38

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GreatDram
11. Sep 2015
ChrisDubbelboer
19. Oct 2015
Nosing: Sherry Vanilla Orange Fruit Honey Sweet

Taste: Oak Sherry Vanilla Spices Sweet Orange

Finish: long Oak Spices Vanilla Sweet

Comment: I like it a lot :)
16. Jun 2016
Nosing: Orange Spices Sweet Honey Sherry

Taste: Sherry Honey Spices Sweet

Finish: long and spicy

Comment: a favourite
Orange
11. Jul 2016
Nosing: Lime SherryCaramel

Taste: Lime Berries Sweet Honey

Finish: Oak Sweet Chocolate

Comment: Presently my favorite dram.
Ggowern
20. Mar 2015
Nosing:
Nice fruit and sherry
Taste:
Smooth
Finish:
Nice and warm
Comment: great scotch for a mid level price
Sir.Finne
01. Oct 2015
Nosing:
Sherry Fruit Orange Vanilla Honey
Taste:
Spices Orange Vanilla
Finish:
Chili Spices
Comment:
Take with coffee
putsdry
22. Sep 2015
Nosing:
Fruit Sweet
Taste:
Vanilla Sweet Honey
Finish:
Malt Vanilla Spices
Comment:
04. Jul 2018

Comment:
Fruit Dried Fruit Vanilla Honey Honey Orange
04. Dec 2018
Nosing: Fruit Apple Orange Nuts Sherry Vanilla

Taste: Fruit Sherry Oak

Finish:

03. Apr 2020
Nosing: Sherry Fruit Orange Sweet Vanilla

Taste: Sherry Sweet Spices Orange Nuts Oak Creamy and smooth texture.

Finish: Oak Spices Sweet Sherry

Comment: Wonderfully sweet and refreshing. Nice and viscous. Good one for beginners.