Balvenie 12 Year old Double Wood whisky reviews (51)
Balvenie 12 Year old Double Wood - A Beginners Dram for this Beginner
My first review, submitted with a suitable degree of fear and trembling. I am still struggling to name what I'm smelling or tasting but I figure if I don't at least try to articulate the experience I'm… read more
Balvenie 12 Year old Double Wood - Nice nosing but about it
The nose on this is nice. It is fruity ans sweet but the in the mouth it just falls apart. The finish is unenjoyable.
Balvenie 12 Year old Double Wood - Everybody Loves Raymond
Once in a while you bump into whiskies, you feel like everyone's going to like it. The Balvenie DoubleWood 12YO is one of them. Very full and smooth dram, with moderate dryness. Balvenie DoubleWood 12… read more
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