Old Pulteney 12 Year Old

Old Pulteney 12 Year Old
WhiskyOld Pulteney 12 Year Old
CountryScotland
RegionHighlands
TypeSingle Malt
CaskBourbon cask,Sherry
Age12 years old
Abv40%
Rating 80/100
Reviews of Old Pulteney 12 Year Old
says on May 17, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

sweet & mild

says on May 6, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 74/100
Color: Old gold

General description

Great whisky!

says on May 1, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Pale gold

General description

salty, fruity, reminds me a bit of Scapa!

says on April 26, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 88/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Yellow gold

General description

The complexity and excellence of this malt is outstanding for its price point. The nose is probably slightly too sweet for my taste and the salinity is just slightly too heavy, which for me drops this just outside the 90’s. But still an incredible dram nonetheless and for the price, one to keep stocked in the cabinet at all times!

Nose

The nose opens with a huge sweet honey influence, which gives way to oak, vanilla and sea air.

Palate

On the palate, there’s chocolate and more oak, before the salinity and citrus notes of this whisky really start to open up on the tongue and finally a peppery spice influence develops.

Finish

The finish is medium to short, but what it lacks in length is more than compensated by incredible complexity. The citrus really plays out in the finish, with salt staining the tongue. This gives way to chocolate eclair sweetness at the last (almost post finish if you know what I mean).

says on April 17, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 85/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Yellow gold

General description

easy drinking

Nose

A lot of salt. Vanila and oak.

Palate

More salt, like drinking the sea. Oak again. Not so oily.

Finish

A hint of lime and saltiness

says on March 31, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 77/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Sweet and salty

says on March 29, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 30/100
Color: Yellow gold

General description

bitter, salty

says on March 26, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

nom nom nom

says on March 22, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 78/100
Color: Amber

General description

Nose: Salt-rimmed margarita.
Mouth: Slightly oily, salt water taffy, lime, lemon, oak.
Finish: Short, little spice.

says on March 15, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Old gold

General description

Banana and vanilla flavours.

says on March 9, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Yellow gold

General description

Kevyt, pehmeä

says on February 26, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Amber

General description

nice and light. easy drink

Nose

spice. perfume. slightly salty

Palate

light. salt. malt. cereal.

Finish

very light. malt.

says on February 25, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

Very smooth & pleasant. A little salt but very drinkable

says on February 16, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 91/100
Color: Pale gold

General description

A beautiful coastal whisky

says on February 16, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 55/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

Soft and smooth. Richer taste when heated in hand palm.

says on February 3, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

good

says on January 25, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Amber

General description

fresh, soft, slightly smoky whiskey with a little bit of fruit and a bit salty in the background. for me, really an every day whiskey, not too complex.

says on January 20, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 88/100
Color: Old gold

General description

this is so friendly. first time to try it...I get the salt maritime nose and palate it was subtle. real good.

says on January 1, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 25/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

disappointed one..

says on December 27, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 72/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Not bad. Fruity. Good but not my preference.

says on December 27, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 70/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

Good rounded Scotch!

says on December 12, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 77/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

n: friut, sweet, zitrus, salt
t: oak, malt, salt
f: salt, maritime, oak

says on November 30, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

god saltsmak

says on November 28, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 87/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Yellow gold

General description

slightly briny or maybe salty taste that always surprises me. wonderful for the price of around $50

says on November 22, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Gin clear

General description

A real favourite with a gentle warmth and a lovely round finish. I don’t taste the salt but I suspect it’s the salt that I like.

says on November 15, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 83/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

Mycket god whisky. Len och ganska söt.

Nose

Söt och väldigt mild.

Palate

Söt och fruktig med honung och aprikos, en aning vanilj också.

Finish

Lite kryddig avslutning, ganska lång eftersmak.

says on September 14, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

A step more complex than glenfiddich 12/ glenmorangie. Pronounced brine and sea breeze character. Sweet and sour.

says on September 5, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Amber

General description

very pleasant to the nose and mouth.
Smooth and balanced, with the taste of salt and fruity sweetness

says on September 3, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

süsslich, sanft, Vanille und Schokolade.

says on August 31, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Color: Amber

General description

eher ein Speysider im Geschmack. Im Abgang ist das Meer und Salz spürbar. Mit dunkler Schokolade kombinieren

says on August 15, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 71/100
Color: Yellow gold

General description

not very smookey, sweet taste

says on July 10, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

sweet lime a bit of sea, nice

Nose

lime sea

Palate

lime spring flowers banana honey almonds a bit of salt salt and a tiny wif of smoke

Finish

sherry oak almonds

says on July 7, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 75/100
Color: Burnished

General description

Every day whisky. Herby bitterness.

says on April 29, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 80/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

toffee, Highlands finish, fiery

says on April 26, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 80/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

toffee, Highlands finish

says on April 17, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 89/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

smooth tasting with short burn. Good for beginners and developing palate

says on March 17, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 79/100
Color: Pale staw

General description

Quite smooth and sweet. Distinctive vanilla taste from oak barrels.

says on March 1, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 72/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Light and a little salty.

says on February 28, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 50/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Tawny

General description

Nice unusual bottle, as I'm s beginner this is a nice softer whisky for my second bottle

Nose

salty smell, can definitely pick up spoce

Palate

very smooth. perfect for a novice. very dry and brine strong.

Finish

long aftertaste

says on February 13, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Old gold

General description

Soft and slightly sweet. With a drop of water some brine shows up in the taste. Nice

says on February 9, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

A bit too much fruit and banana, but I love the brine! Needs a few drops of filtered water to smooth it out.

says on December 28, 2017
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 40/100
Color: Burnished

General description

tasted like rusty pennies. maybe I got a bad bottle, but this was the worst whisky I've ever had.

says on December 28, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

Very subtle, a bit malty sweet, but not too strong, nice not too spicey finish.
Very good allrounder.

says on December 24, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 77/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

Nose: cereal, fresh cut grass, sea breeze, ash from an old fire

Palate: toasted mixed nuts, burnt sugar, sesame seeds,

Finish: medium strength, soft oakiness, and with a gentle touch of yeast

says on December 20, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 81/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Gin clear

General description

Thumbs up!

says on December 19, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Jonquiripe corn

General description

sweet...subtle

says on November 18, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Pale staw

General description

citrus, salty, slight smoke

says on November 14, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

A nice lite salty but fresh fruity whisky.
My bottle is already open for a few years, that's why I can't give a more precise profile.
It still tastes very fine by me.

80 points.

says on November 7, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

zout
erg toegankelijk

says on September 22, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 76/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

very easy to drink. good 'starter' whisky

says on August 23, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 55/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Yellow gold

General description

sirupartig, salzig, lecker

Nose

Meeresbrise, frisch, Honig, süßlich

Palate

leichter Honig, salzig, Eiche, lecker

Finish

mittellang, leicht malzig, wieder etwas Salz

says on June 26, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 74/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Old gold

General description

richtig gut die 3 fach destellieren macht ihn samtig weich Anklänge von feiner süße und leichte nussigkeit ein richtig guter Alltags whisky

Nose

süße, Birne , salzigkeit

Palate

samtig weich, süß , dezente rauchigkeit und salzigkeit

Finish

eher kurz uns salzig

says on May 7, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 89/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

so smooth and a great one for special occasions. got this on my wedding day. keeps well

says on April 2, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Color: Amber

General description

Een heerlijk gebalanceerde whisky, met een neus van vanille, honing en caramel in combinatie met een ziltig randje. De smaak is sherry-fruitig, zoet met een hint van zout. Laat een room-achtig gevoel achter op de tong. Een top whisky voor zijn prijs en een heerlijke door drinker!

says on March 27, 2017
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 69/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Average flavor, very mild compared to whiskys that I usually choose to drink. Probably not one I'll return to in the future.

says on March 26, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 83/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Gin clear

General description

Nose: fruity sherry / flowery. Taste: oily texture / vanilla / sherry / corny / spicy but not much / a little wood / flowery. Aftertaste: pleasantly oily / easy / a little salty. Nice whisky for a good price (about €35,00)

says on March 20, 2017
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 70/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Amber

General description

interesting flavour but quite light

Nose

light with iodine and a small grapefruit flavour on a salty soil

Palate

round with a fruity taste. quite light.

Finish

on a salty iodine.

says on February 23, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

Très marin et iodé.

says on February 8, 2017
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 49/100
Color: White wine

General description

thought a little harsh.

says on December 29, 2016
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 69/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Pale gold

General description

Gekocht voor ome Rens. Bij toeval een goede keus! Licht zoet, geen zware afdronk, niet heel bijzonder van smaak. Lekker voor een beginnende liefhebber.

says on October 28, 2016
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Jonquiripe corn

General description

very nice and smooth. Not too harsh on the palate

says on October 28, 2016
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 64/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

Quite nice

says on October 24, 2016
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 88/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

good

says on September 23, 2016
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 65/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Wel ok. Beetje scherp.

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Flavour profile

  • Salt
  • Malt
  • Sweet
  • Fruit
  • Spice
  • Old
  • Honey
  • Sea
  • Balanced
  • Oak
  • Amazing
  • Bitter
  • Complex
  • Good
  • Vanilla
  • Light
  • Fresh
  • Great
  • Brine
  • Floral
  • Citrus
  • Lovely
  • Dry
  • Apple
  • Delicate
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