Balvenie 12 Year old Double Wood whisky reviews (48)
Balvenie 12 Year old Double Wood - Dried fruits, vanilla and cinnamon
Nose – Sweet, confectionary, old sweet shop, oranges, currants, also some fresh pollen and slight floral notes, hints of wine and spices. With water, buttery corn and vanilla aromas emerge. Palate – … read more
Balvenie 12 Year old Double Wood - A Dessert Malt
A fairly one dimensional malt this, but a very pleasant one. Nose: Fino sherry (very clean fruit) toffee and butter. Taste: Sherry toffee sweetness and a whiff of smoke. Finish: Finish is short with f… read more
Balvenie 12 Year old Double Wood - Delightful, until...
This 12 yr old balances between the vanilla flavors picked-up from the bourbon casks and just enough of the fruitiness and depth from a few months sitting in first-filled sherry butts. Its pleasantly … read more
Balvenie 12 Year old Double Wood - Honey and Roses
Very light orange. Lots of honey and crisp hibiscus and Roses. Sweet with little off nose. Not offensive taste. Lots of sweet and a tiny bit of sour old hay and the finish is dark fruits and honey for … read more
Balvenie 12 Year old Double Wood - Reasonable start.
Its been awhile since I've written a review. So lets get to it eh? Color: Gentle Amber Nose: At the beginning notes of sherry, sweet baked breads and not so sweet homemade grape jam. With time bourbon… read more
Balvenie 12 Year old Double Wood - Standard Balvenie
In keeping with my latest entry-level dram series, we have this twelve year old DoubleWood. I believe it replaces the old 10 Year Old Founder's Reserve (which is excellent - grab it if you can find it),… read more
Balvenie 12 Year old Double Wood - Fresh Pears and Apples
nose: fresh pears, green apples, lemongrass, some sherry, fresh sandalwood, yeast, typical floral Speyside notes. taste: pear cake, vanilla, fermented dough, hints of sherry, overall a sweet yeasty f… read more
Balvenie 12 Year old Double Wood - Smoked Honey!
I'm a huge fan of Balvenie, with their 21 year old Portwood finished whisky being one of my top favorite Speysides. Even more after my recent distillery visit where I had the opportunity to try a 39 year… read more
Balvenie 12 Year old Double Wood - Another uneventful bar sample
This is one has a lot of name recognition, so I ordered one glass at the bar. Not bad, but nothing to write home about either. This would appeal to Glenlivet and Glenfiddich lovers.
Balvenie 12 Year old Double Wood - Uninspired and a bit tired
from a purchased sample Nose: Very malt and rather cereal. Honey, frosting, and strong vanilla sweetness. Rich. Slightly sour flower notes. A little resiny and wax. Ginger, horse radish, and a few ci… read more