Glenfarclas 12 Year

Single Malt

Glenfarclas // Highlands, Scotland

community rating

3 out of 5 stars
( 773 )

Glenfarclas–Valley of the Green Grassland–is one of the few remaining family-owned and operated distilleries in all of Scotland. They are also one of the very few distilleries that still uses direct-fire stills instead of steam-filled unit heaters. Glenfarclas 12 Year is matured in 100% European oak oloroso sherry casks and is bottled 43% ABV.

  • age
    12 Year
  • Cost
  • abv
  • Single Malt
    Distilled in pot stills from 100% malted barley, produced at one distillery, aged in barrels; if Scotch or Irish, must be aged for at least three years.
  • Cask Type
    European oak oloroso sherry casks

Tasting Notes

"Caramel-covered baked apples and toasted barley come to mind upon tasting. There is a pleasant creaminess and gentle smoke found in the whisky. Coconut and heather join the club with the caramel and cereal. The finish isn't a marathon runner, but it's hardly Usain Bolt."

Score 87

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