Balvenie 12 Year old Double Wood

Speyside Scotch Whisky

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Tasting notes by TheEnabler on 22nd Jan 2016
Doublewood not double good 82/100

Tasting notes by Boglehill on 7th Dec 2015
A Little Lackluster 78/100

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81

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Balvenie 12 Year old Double Wood whisky reviews (55)

Average rating 8.1/10

  • Balvenie 12 Year old Double Wood - Doublewood not double good

    By TheEnabler on 22nd Jan 20162016-01-22T01:37:00

    82

    Neat Nose: oak & vanilla, honeysuckle, sweet pepper, really nice licorice. Taste: oak, pepper, spicy/salty caramel. Bit of a bite. Water Nose: water kind of kills the pleasant nose that it had neat.… read more

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  • Balvenie 12 Year old Double Wood - A Little Lackluster

    By Boglehill on 7th Dec 20152015-12-07T01:29:00

    78

    Light golden color. Very sweet vanilla-honey aromas. Rich creamy texture with notes of sweet malty cinnamon, pepper and ginger. Muddled sweet-spice finish. I don’t really sense the chocolate or raspberry… read more

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  • Balvenie 12 Year old Double Wood - Solid performer, but wanting more?

    By KiwiJames on 6th Apr 20152015-04-06T07:28:00

    87

    First review - Reviewed a lot of wine, but first time doing Whisky No water, sat for 15min before nosing Nose Toffee, Vanilla, and peach fuzz - All together its almost a cooked peach crumble with brown… read more

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  • Balvenie 12 Year old Double Wood - Woods on Woods on Woods

    By BARutledge on 22nd Feb 20152015-02-22T21:40:00

    81

    A small-town lumber yard could be filled with the aromas and flavors of this whisky. Besides having dusty wood aromas and flavors, this spirit has a sweet bananas-foster flavor. This is a unique scotch… read more

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  • Balvenie 12 Year old Double Wood - A Beginners Dram for this Beginner

    By Phil73805 on 27th Jan 20152015-01-27T23:35:00

    84

    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

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  • Balvenie 12 Year old Double Wood - Nice nosing but about it

    By KMullaney on 4th Jan 20152015-01-04T13:34:00

    78

    The nose on this is nice. It is fruity ans sweet but the in the mouth it just falls apart. The finish is unenjoyable.

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  • Balvenie 12 Year old Double Wood - Everybody Loves Raymond

    By Rantavahti on 25th Nov 20142014-11-25T06:05:00

    85

    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

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  • Balvenie 12 Year old Double Wood - Dried fruits, vanilla and cinnamon

    By thewhiskydoctor on 8th Jul 20142014-07-08T11:52:00

    74

    ­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

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  • Balvenie 12 Year old Double Wood - A Dessert Malt

    By Uisgebetha on 5th Jun 20142014-06-05T17:26:00

    83

    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

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  • Balvenie 12 Year old Double Wood - Delightful, until...

    By vrudy6 on 22nd Feb 20142014-02-22T19:09:00

    78

    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

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