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Is Balvenie 12 doublewood good?

Is Balvenie 12 doublewood good?

As for their 12 Year Old Doublewood, it is probably their most popular expression. It is a great Scotch, especially for the price point, and a great Scotch for people just getting their palates acquainted with Scotch. It is aged for about ten years in bourbon casks, and finished for two years in sherry casks.

Which is better Glenfiddich or Balvenie?

Glenfiddich 15 gets 87/100 and Balvenie gets 89. 4) OVERALL EXPERIENCE: With 40% ABV and less complex flavors, Glenfiddich 14 does not take water very well. On the other hand, Balvenie 14 opens up more vanilla and fruity notes with a dash of water. Overall, Glenfiddich 15 gets an 86 and Balvenie 14 gets an 88.

Is Balvenie 12 doublewood peated?

As for The Balvenie 12, I agree with your assessment – lightly peated, no smoke, just a hint of sherry. I find myself favoring bolder flavors, whether that be an Islay or Glendronach – but that said this is a well executed scotch and agree it is a great introduction for new scotch fans.

How good is Balvenie?

Palate: Sweet with good body. Finish: Spicy, slightly drying, still sweet. Overall: A classic, always a pleasure to revisit. (This is also a single malt with the ability to convert a non-whisky drinker with its deliciousness…)

Is Balvenie made by Glenfiddich?

William Grant & Sons is best known as the parent company of the Balvenie and Glenfiddich scotch brands, though it also owns Tullamore D.E.W. Irish whiskey, Drambuie liqueur, and Monkey Shoulder blended malt, along with other spirits.

Which is the best Balvenie whisky?

Best Balvenie Scotch

  • Balvenie 21 Yr Port Wood. 4.8 out of 5 stars.
  • Balvenie 12 Yr Double Wood. 4.5 out of 5 stars.
  • Balvenie 25 Yr. Be the first to review.
  • Balvenie 14 Yr Caribbean Cask. 4.8 out of 5 stars.
  • Balvenie 30 Yr. 4.4 out of 5 stars.
  • Balvenie 40 Yr.
  • Balvenie 15 Yr Single Barrel Sherry Cask.
  • Balvenie 17 Yr Double Wood.

Which is the best Balvenie whiskey?

Highest rated whiskies with > 3 votes

  • 95.75. Balvenie 1967 Private Vintage Cask.
  • 94.39. Balvenie 1974 RWD.
  • 93.90. Balvenie 1967 Vintage Cask.
  • 93.75. Balvenie 1952 – Cask 191.
  • 93.52. Balvenie 1962.