Is Aberfeldy 12 a good whisky?

A fruity, clean and polished malt with a touch of honey and spice, Aberfeldy 12 Year Old is an excellent introduction to this Highland distillery. Aberfeldy’s main claim to fame is as the heart of the excellent Dewar’s blend but whiskies like this are putting it firmly in the spotlight.

Is Aberfeldy Scotch peaty?

Palate: Sweet, malty, a gentle peat but nonetheless the mouth feel is very clean. Vanilla, peaches in cream and subtle oak.

What type of Scotch is Aberfeldy?

Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky.

What is the best 12 year old scotch?

Best 12 Year Old Scotch

  • Glenkinchie 12 Yr. 4.7 out of 5 stars.
  • Glenlivet 12 Yr. 4.6 out of 5 stars.
  • Glenfarclas 12 Yr. 4.5 out of 5 stars.
  • Bowmore 12 Yr. 4.2 out of 5 stars.
  • Glen Moray 12 Yr. 4.3 out of 5 stars.
  • Highland Park 12 Yr. 4.6 out of 5 stars.
  • Balvenie 12 Yr Double Wood. 4.6 out of 5 stars.
  • Dalmore 12 Yr. 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Is Aberfeldy made by Dewars?

Aberfeldy Distillery was founded by the John Dewar & Sons, Ltd. in 1896, and opened in 1898. The distillery is located on the eastern outskirts of Aberfeldy, on the southern bank of the upper Tay. Aberfeldy is the largest malt whisky component of Dewar’s Blended Whisky.

Is Dewars a Highland Scotch?

Just beneath the Scottish Highlands, the town of Aberfeldy houses the Aberfeldy Distillery (and Dewar’s World of Whisky visitors’ center). From their unique water source, the Pitilie Burn, to their use of only Scottish malted barley, this is Scotch whisky at its finest.

Is Oban a peaty Whisky?

The Oban distillery is one of the oldest in Scotland, dating back to 1794. It’s very lightly peated, with a slight briny character, combining the typical West Highland fruitiness, sweet and floral heather notes with elements of the dry smoky style of the islands. …

Which is 12 year old Aberfeldy single malt whisky?

The classic 12 Year Old Aberfeldy single malt Scotch whisky, distilled in the Highlands. While the label sadly no longer features a red squirrel, it now comes with a rather handsome black and rose-gold colour palate to match the rich, malty, honeyed flavour profile.

Where can I get a sample of Aberfeldy 12?

I had this Aberfeldy 12 as a sample at the Dewar’s World of Whisky on a visit to Scotland a few years back. The guide mentioned that they do not use much (if any) peat in the process as peat as not found natively in the region.

Which is better Aberfeldy 12 year or 12 year old?

Final Thoughts: A more thoughtful, weighty dram than the 12 year. The additional sherry casking comes through, but isn’t overbearing and works wonderfully with the fruity spirit, adding a richness and level of depth not present in the 12 year.

Where is the Aberfeldy whisky distillery in Scotland?

Aberfeldy distillery was founded in 1896 by John Dewar & Sons and is located in Perthshire in central Scotland. Whisky production began in 1898 and luckily survived the Pattinson whisky crisis that followed soon after.