Macallan 12 Year Old Sherry Oak

Macallan 12 Year Old Sherry Oak
WhiskyMacallan 12 Year Old Sherry Oak
CountryScotland
RegionSpeyside
TypeSingle Malt
CaskSherry
Age12 years old
Abv40%
Rating 84/100
Reviews of Macallan 12 Year Old Sherry Oak
says on February 17, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 70/100
Color: Yellow gold

General description

Strong. Smells sweet and oakish but not as sweet on pallet.

says on February 16, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Macallan has always been reliable, with good balance of bouquet and strength

says on January 25, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 88/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Tawny

General description

very smooth taste. cherries light burn at end

says on January 1, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 77/100
Color: Amber

General description

it is SO Sherry heavy. the original 12 is a sherry bomb to begin with, but this one is a little too far for my taste. tons of raisin, apricot, plum, and a tracle/toffee sweetness. if you're a sweet whisky lover, give it a try.

says on December 27, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 92/100
Color: Tawny

General description

Passt schoo

says on December 26, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Amber

General description

Sherry and oak..honey and sweet

says on December 24, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 87/100
Color: Auburn, Polished Mahogany

General description

Der beste 12 jährige Sherry Whisky den ich kenne. Leider nur preislich angemessen im Angebot (bei ca. 50€). Schöner runder Sherry Geschmack bei nur 40%. Das muß einer erstmal nachmachen. Wer ihn grundsätzlich zu teuer findet, der wird bei dem 12er Glendronach fündig werden.

says on October 23, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 76/100
Color: Tawny

General description

Spiced apples and pears on the nose, fading into homey after a while. Barest hint of smoke with a bit of salt. Taste of flowers and apricot on palate with a slight savory hint of puff pastry in the background, with cinnamon coming through after a while on the tongue. A large helping of petrol-like flavours settles immediately before the swallow, fading into faintly medicinal notes and loose leaf tea on the tongue in the finish. A surprising splash of boiled Job's tears emerges on the immediate finish after a few swallows.

says on October 19, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 82/100
Color: Tawny

General description

Sherry and the spice really comes through. Great whisky

says on June 20, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Old gold

General description

Hmm. Expected more but got less. Hints of oak, sherry, smoke, honey, caramel, salt and bitterness at the finish but still a comfortable choice. Better with a dash of water.

says on June 17, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 84/100
Color: Burnished

General description

strong flavors. Lots of Sherry. Some oak as well.
A bit Sharp.

says on June 16, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 83/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

good

says on June 13, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

Really nice whisky with lots of sherry.

says on June 7, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

easy smooth dram. obviously lots of sherry. great daily drinker

says on February 25, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

Bom single malt. Aroma com vanila, canela, maçã. Sabor equilibrado, barril no entorno, especiarias, bom final. Sem muita complexidade. No todo um agradável Scotch. Cheers!

says on January 27, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 80/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

So finally a Macallan dram hits my glas.
The Macallan 12 sherry oak it is. Sadly I wasn't able to get my hands on a 43%, so this 40% will have to do.
On the nose, as expected you get heavy sherry. A sweet heavy sherry with vanilla and honey but also marmelade and cranberrie.
No alcohol is detectable.
In the back some cloves, ginger and a hint of fresh tobacco.

The tasting is sherry smooth with lots of dried fruits and oaky spice. A hint of menthol and sage. Soft tannins are also coming trough.

The long and powerful finish is pleasant.
There is not much wrong with this dram, but stil i am dissapointed.
A feeling like: is this all the mighty Macallan has to offer?

All I have to offer for this Macallan is 80 points.

There are a lot of better priced sherry bombs out there.

says on November 28, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 78/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Auburn, Polished Mahogany

General description

Really enjoyed this, one of my favourites.

says on November 4, 2017
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 79/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Sweet and smooth sherry whisky. It's nice but too expensive. For less money you can get older, more interesting and complex whiskies.. so meh.

says on May 7, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Auburn, Polished Mahogany

General description

my everyday drinking whiskey

says on April 7, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

Full of sherry. Significant caramel. Feels bit unbalanced bit still good.

says on January 24, 2017
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 28/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Sherry is overwelming. Too sweet for a whiskey

says on January 3, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Brown sherry

General description

Welcoming

says on August 5, 2016
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Auburn, Polished Mahogany

General description

Sherry, Carmel, Vanilla, rich

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Flavour profile

  • Sherry
  • Spice
  • Fruit
  • Sweet
  • Wood
  • Vanilla
  • Malt
  • Oak
  • Raisin
  • Dried fruit
  • Dark chocolate
  • Chocolate
  • Caramel
  • Toffee
  • Smoke
  • Dry
  • Full body
  • Complex
  • Balanced
  • Smooth
  • Orange
  • Light
  • Delicate
  • Bitter
  • Honey
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