Glenkinchie 12 Year Old

Glenkinchie 12 Year Old
Whisky Glenkinchie 12 Year Old
Country Scotland
Region Lowlands
Type Single Malt
Cask American Oak
Age 12 years old
Abv 43%
Rating 76/100
Reviews of Glenkinchie 12 Year Old
says on January 8, 2022
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

Nose:
fresh, pleasant, flowery, fruity

Taste:
light, slighty sweet, citrus

Finish:
mediun dry, apples, a bit of oak

says on June 21, 2021
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 75/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

약한 스모크와 약간의 플로럴
전반적으로 약하고 은은하게 나는
바코난 1.5

says on April 28, 2021
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 73/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

sweet

Nose

malt

Palate

malt
honey

says on April 26, 2021
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Pale gold

General description

One of my first whiskeys i’ve ever bought (in bottle)!

I smell some fresh tones but then there is something watering.

The taste really depends on what i’ve eaten before.
Try to nutralize before you taste!

Nose

Fresh, summer-spring-ish, vanilla, oak
Sometimes water like

Palate

Mounth full of taste! Sweets, oak, freshness.
Feels little oily. Very smooth!

A very gentle, sweet taste. No sharpness in it.

Finish

Short finish, but nice! Heavier sweet and oak.

says on April 24, 2021
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 88/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Gin clear

General description

Sweet finish

says on March 23, 2021
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 80/100
Color: Burnished

General description

mel, laranja, maçã, melaço

says on February 19, 2021
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 72/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Erg fijne Whisky, noten en amandelen en kruidig. allemaal in 1 fles. en een leuke prijs

says on January 5, 2021
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 77/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

летний и лёгкий

says on December 24, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

zoete bloemige geur
beetje scherp in de mond, daarna doet ie denken aan gras om opnieuw wat zoet te eindigen

says on November 24, 2020
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 60/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

Strong nose of honey and over ripe oranges. First taste is less robust than nose, but in a good way to avoid bring sickly sweet. A good whisky for someone, but not for me.

Nose

Honey oranges

Palate

Honey, floral

says on October 24, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Color: Burnished

General description

Very smooth

says on September 28, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 65/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Burnished

General description

Krachtige reuk. kruidige whisky. wat rokerige smaak en afdronk

Nose

krachtig

Palate

kruiden, wat rokerig

Finish

lange afdronk

says on September 19, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 78/100
Color: Burnished

General description

Well balanced smooth dram. Ideal for a night in with friends and reminiscing trips to Scotland. Very enjoyable with slight citrus ending.

says on September 1, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 78/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

Lightish in colour, nice oily film:
The 43% ABV is evident on the palate in a good way, spicey, even salty and long in the finish. Then a hint of apple! We read about our scotch, research, make a wishlist, then add to the collection, but get pre-conceived ideas from other reviews. This is nice, but nothing overwhelming; no 💥 factor. Disappointing only from other reviews - I can recommend this one. 👍

Nose

Spirity nose, nothing sweet - faint citrus!

Palate

Bitey, fresh wood - a very light smoke, now floraly?

Finish

Medium to long, spicey, dry, winey & nice!

says on August 14, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

Phenomenal scotch with the famous edinburgh malt. Really sweet and gentle just a great whiskey to have with a meal or relax with.

Finish

Some spice and vanilla

says on August 5, 2020
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 70/100
Color: Amber

General description

Didn't enjoy this dram

says on July 30, 2020
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 78/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Deep gold

General description

Very nice birthday gift! Gentle whisky from Lowlands

Nose

Honey, Floral, Sweet, little alcohol

Palate

Sweet, Honey, Spicy, Malt

Finish

Malt, Sweet, Wood, Spicy

says on July 3, 2020
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 60/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

Easy, not overwhelming, nice aftertaste

says on May 25, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 81/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Pale staw

General description

1

Nose

quite sharp citrus. a little bit of wood

Palate

loads of woodiness. still a hint of sweetness

Finish

dry. fruit comes through later

says on May 15, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 74/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Amber

General description

very nice. sweet. no heat until the swallow. orange rind. evergreen? a nice change. mellow

Nose

sweet and orange. some pine maybe

Palate

definitely sweet.

Finish

short/medium. heat on the finish only.

says on May 10, 2020
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 65/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

* * *
Aroma: Süße, Vanille, Früchte, Zitrus, Blumig,

Geschmack: Gewürze, Malz, Süße, Alkohol, Nüsse,

Abgang: Gewürze, Malz,

says on April 26, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Deep gold

General description

weicher, fruchtiger, süffiger Whisky

Nose

fruchtig (Ananas, Zitrus), grasig-malzig, buttrig

Palate

fruchtige Dominanz (Apfel, Banane)

Finish

weich, Restsüsse

says on April 13, 2020
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 80/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Old gold

General description

Floral,cítrico, encorpado

Nose

Floral, citrico

Palate

Encorpado

Finish

Floral

says on April 11, 2020
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 65/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Amber

General description

Der Inbegriff von malzigen Aromen

Nose

Malz, Malz und nochmals Malz. Nach längerem Riechen leichte Zitrusfrüchte

Palate

Auch hier Malz, aber sanfter, ebenfalls Zitrusaromen

Finish

Relativ kurz, wärmend

says on March 5, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 87/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Burnished

General description

Pure French cheesecake.
cream cheese, citrus, Vanilla and powdered sugar.

Nose

fresh Citrus (Lemon), Vanilla and cream cheese, Cream and shortbread

Palate

Candied Lemon rind, Cream cheese and biscuit followed swiftly by an oaky Spike in intensity.

Finish

vanilla, salted Butter and icing sugar then it all drifts slowly away while the oak lingers

says on February 18, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Pale staw

General description

smooth whisky. top one for people who start drinking whisky.

Nose

fresh grass, dried fruits nd honey

Palate

vanilla, fresh fruit

Finish

smooth

says on December 31, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 100/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Very smooth, lovely whiskey.

says on October 26, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 75/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

licht en fruitig

says on October 23, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Yellow gold

General description

Sweet citrus start with a hint of spice, very light and easy whisky

says on July 3, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 75/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Pale gold

General description

Light bodied, easy to swallow

Nose

Malt

Palate

Woody, bit of dry fruits

Finish

Warm and floral

says on May 9, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 70/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

a light and floral whisky with citrus notes. typical Lowlands.

says on May 9, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 84/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

Light and fruity bolstered by the 43 abv. Tastes of dry lemon. Enjoyable sipper but nothing too exceptional.

says on May 4, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 41/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

To much citrus flavor.

says on April 8, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Jonquiripe corn

General description

Very nice nose with clear the orange hint. Not so solid body

says on April 8, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 85/100
Color: Yellow gold

General description

Add a few drops if water to this dram and it opens up with a burst of flower and vanilla fragrance. Gentle and perfumy on the palate. Fairly complex. Short finish.

says on April 5, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 69/100
Color: Yellow gold

General description

Prima whisky, niet echt spannend of uitgesproken

says on March 24, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 79/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Yellow gold

General description

简单顺滑,容易入口。橡木香为主,口感简单酒体轻盈,香甜。收尾中等。

says on March 14, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 100/100
Color: Pale gold

General description

Not my cup of tea! It's pleasant enough but it's a little too soft and subtle. There's no distinguishing features or flavour profiles except vanilla and fudge, which to be fair most Speyside's produce. Since this is a Lowlands malt it's very blah!

says on March 13, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 78/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Smooth, easy to drink.

says on March 6, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Gin clear

General description

.

says on February 3, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

a bit of citrus, no heavy notes. pretty smooth overall

says on February 2, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 70/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

I find this boring and lackluster. It's too soft and monotone. Floral notes.

says on January 12, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 78/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

easy to drink pleasant but simple.

says on December 28, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Color: Amber

General description

super smooth with tones of berries, floral notes

says on December 28, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 70/100
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

Thin mouth feel, nutty and spicy taste, very smooth and fast finish. Just OK, wouldn't go out of my way to have this again.

says on December 22, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 72/100
Color: Old gold

General description

Good fruity taste but a little bit to spicy for my taste

says on December 22, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 74/100
Color: Burnished

General description

it's a simpel wiskey to drink, reely good balans with frut and som strong spises. wather is not recomended

says on November 30, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 67/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Anise

says on November 27, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

smooth. ligjt
hint of pepper.grass.

says on November 17, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 72/100
Color: Yellow gold

General description

blumig, Grass, helle/unreife Früchte. sehr frisch. Leicht pfefferig im Abgang.

says on November 5, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 83/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

very sweet, honey, flowers, almonds in end

says on October 14, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 68/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Dezent süßlich und fruchtig. Macht Spaß

says on September 27, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 66/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Yellow gold

General description

Prima eerste whisky.

says on September 24, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 77/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

nice enough

says on August 10, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Old gold

General description

Not as plain as it could seem: nice elegant citrus and vanilla at first, it slowly shows some complexity. A very gentle and enjoyable dram.

says on August 9, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 65/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Jonquiripe corn

General description

very floral, grass and unripe fruit, take the stage as well, the finish is lemongrass and the unripe fruit turns ripe, not an easy palate, but nice when drank at the right moment

says on June 29, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 60/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

too much smoke flavour for my taste

says on June 23, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 81/100
Color: Amber

General description

feiner, fruchtiger, weicher Whisky. Angenehm im Mund.

says on June 11, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 87/100
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

Citrus, süß, mild, perfekt für sommerabend

says on May 29, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Color: Jonquiripe corn

General description

Good lowland, very delicious. Floral shades and seaweeds.

says on May 24, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

Subtle flavors can be unlocked with a few drops of water. Nice summertime drink.

says on May 13, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 65/100
Color: Pale staw

General description

A very light and maybe even neutral whisky. I like it to start with when tasting other whisky's or as a sunny day refresher. Not very complex in tasting.

says on May 10, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Pale gold

General description

fruitig...weinig afdronk.

says on April 29, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 78/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

finish of coal smoke and seaweed is unpleasant

says on April 26, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 78/100
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

finish of coal and seaweed

says on April 4, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Old gold

General description

Slightly salty, lovely on the nose and wonderful in thr mouth too. Very rich and full in flavour. Has a bite but won't hurt you.

says on March 27, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 78/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

My collegae Justus provided me with a sample of this Glenkinchie 12.
This 43% Lowlander is since 1989 one of the six Diageo classic malts of Schotland.
It is one of the 3 remaining distilleries in the Lowlands.
It is chill filtered and received additional colouring until it was pale gold.

Four main components are instantly detectable from first nosing. It's fruity, malty, very sweet and fragrant.
You immediately see yourself sitting in the garden on a nice summer evening surrounded by flowers, garden herbs and trees with summer fruits. Very nice.

The taste offers a malty spicyness and the same Indian Summer experience. Some slight alcohol can be detected here.

The herbal dry medium finish starts of fresh and spicy but ends up with a nutty bitterness and honey sweetness.

I like sweet and fruity, but this one lacks power and complexity for my taste. But my lady (who always asks for a zip when I am tasting), shouted out that this was the perfect ladies dram for her!

I think a lot of women would like this one.
For me it's an enjoyable and advisable summer evening dram.

78 points

says on March 18, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 73/100
Color: Yellow gold

General description

citrus mainly, oily
and very easy to drink

says on March 7, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Color: Burnished

General description

12 jaar aan genot: maar die lemon cheesecake proefde ik niet

says on February 21, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 76/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

Dweet and floral taste. Smooth and easy to drink.

says on February 8, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 82/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Light with notes of biscuit and cereal.

says on January 27, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 60/100
Color: Burnished

General description

fairly easy to drink, sweet vanilla notes. quite smooth

says on January 10, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

balanced. smooth.

says on January 2, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 78/100
Color: Burnished

General description

Nose is floral with hints of citrus. Reminds me of grass. Taste is less intense and somewhat herbal. Decent overall.

says on December 13, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 81/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Gin clear

General description

Light, floral and sweet vanilla flavours.

says on December 2, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 77/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

basic, but quite nice in mouth and nose

says on July 30, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Yellow gold

General description

milder, Fruchtiger whisky für zwischen durch

Nose

milde Fruchtigkeit , Apfel

Palate

rauchig, milde süße, würzig kein , zitronen-käse Kuchen

Finish

süß cremig

says on July 1, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 81/100
Color: Burnished

General description

Mon premier lowland. Une expérience agréable.

says on May 1, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Yellow gold

General description

Smooth easy drinking malt scotch.

says on April 13, 2017
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 76/100
Color: Pale gold

General description

lekker riekende whiskey niet rokerig

says on March 27, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 72/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Enjoyable, easy introduction to scotch whiskys.

says on March 16, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

vanilla and floral notes, deserved status as a classic malt from diageo. defines the lowland style very well

says on January 23, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 77/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Burnished

General description

smell full wood flavor
smoorh and sweet

says on January 17, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 72/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Gin clear

General description

good easy to drink Whisky

says on January 14, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Burnished

General description

Enlivening

says on December 11, 2016
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Fresh, floral and light.

says on November 19, 2016
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

very nice

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Flavour profile

  • Malt
  • Light
  • Floral
  • Sweet
  • Lemon
  • Grass
  • Fruit
  • Fresh
  • Delicate
  • Bitter
  • Vanilla
  • Spice
  • Citrus
  • Apple
  • Pear
  • Pale gold
  • Oak
  • Lime
  • Caramel
  • Short finish
  • Medium finish
  • Long finish
  • Honey
  • Sour
  • Nut
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