Glenlivet 12 Years Old Illicit Still 48% NV

3.7 sterren - 2 professionele reviews
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Distileerderij Glenlivet
Bottelaar OB
Serie Illicit Still
Gebotteld voor
Gedistilleerd op Not Specified
Gebotteld 2020
Land Schotland
Streek Speyside
Leeftijd 12
Cask Type
Alcohol percentage 48
Inhoud 0,70
Conditie Perfect
Etiket Perfect

Professionele reviews

BOW (84)

OTHER (83)

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Nose: Jammy quince, plenty of vanilla and a touch of coconut shavings. Also a whiff of fresh strawberries and powdered sugar. Some faint herbal notes in the background and slightly perfume-y.
Taste: An interestingly fruity arrival, mainly along the citrus variety, but also somewhat dry and fairly nutty. Almonds and roasted peanut skins. A fair spiciness in the background, mainly cloves and a pinch of cinnamon powder.
Finish: Lingering oak spices and a gentle sweetness. Medium in length.

Score: 83

The Glenlivet 12 Years Illicit Stills is very much a modern whisky paying homage to the early days of the distillery’s existence. It’s pretty oak forward and while the lack of chill-filtration is a definite plus, that’s not quite enough to make this a throwback whisky.

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