Whisky Review – anCnoc 12 Single Malt Scotch Whisky with anCnoc Cutter Comparison – Ep: 253

Today we taste and review anCnoc 12 Single Malt Scotch Whisky and compare it to anCnoc Cutter.

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Johnathon Langley says:

Go eat some bread, Daniel.

Canadian Whisky Smith says:

I totally do the fungible thing 🙂

Last month I was attending my regular Whisky Friday tasting, but the rep couldn’t make it due to a family emergency. The store was busy, so the staff couldn’t take time out to lead the tasting. I was familiar with the brand (having sampled it a few times and had talked at length with rep on previous visits), so I started leading the tasting.

The conversation drifted into oaking vs aging, and I was able to spout knowledge gleaned from the channel as if I was some sort of learned expert. I thought about referencing Daniel, but decided not to.

john rickard says:

I dont get iodine either. I do get dandelion and burdock fizzy drink (people in the uk and the northeast of the uk will know). Its amazing, thats all i get, and that is fine, its an amazing whisky for the money. Reminds me a lot of glenlivet nadurra first fill bourbon cask. Great great value from knockdhu

Canadian Whisky Smith says:

Without pound cake, there would be no Trifle!


DcVesst says:

Need quick help! Dalmore 2006 vintage, Nikka from the barrel, anCnoc 12 or Highland park 12 as a Christmas gift?

Immoral Practice says:

Your comment section is getting heavy guys so if you manage to find this comment answer me this.. Was there a cork sound over the word shift? LMAO the craziest shift ive ever had right? Shift work should be censored i agree haha cheers

Lu James says:

You assholes, please stop making me use my precious money to buy whiskeys. I tried 5 bottles before I made up my mind to buy laphroaig 10. It is amazing. Reminded me of all the wood I burned for fun when I was little.

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Patton0789 says:

Well you learn something new every day. First person fungible. I have been talking about whiskey’s for months now like I’m a freaking expert to everyone I know. About 90% of everything I know comes from the show, but that is my personal knowledge now. I do tell them to check out the show though if they would like to learn more.

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shuboy05 says:

I actually prefer the distillery’s real name, Knockdhu. Though that’s mostly because I find the name easier to pronounce.

Patrick Hodson says:

#TheHobbit #AnUnexpectedPoundcake

speed rakk says:

been drinking this for awhile knockdhu kicks major tail.glen garioch 12 is awesome too.

UnboundOdysseus says:

Go eat some f*cking bread !! LOL !! Now I gotta get me some an-Ca-nock

Jonathan-Emma Gadsby says:

Thanks for recommending the 12. My new fav Speyside. Cheers from the UK

Patrick Hodson says:

Don’t hear Rex complaining “what about the A you forgot the A” in Laphroaig.

Robert Pearson says:

Really enjoy your videos but you guys seems to dislike all of the whiskeys I like except Knob. I usually keep 1792 small batch around as my house whisky. Will you please shit on that one too, to make it a sweep? Maybe I can switch to vodka or something

Kt J says:

REX you missed the perfect time to say “I drink and I know things”

Anders Skovmark says:

If you two fuckers ever come to Denmark, I have GOT to meet you!

Daniel Harper says:

Nice video. Ancnoc was one of the first whiskies I ever got. I was in Inverness Scotland and we walked into a whisky shop. We asked for whiskies that would be hard to find in the States, and the lady recommended the 12. I really liked it. I walked out of that shop with the Ancnoc, a Benromach, and an Auchentoshen. My buddy got Caol Isla. It turns out, none of these are so tough to find here, but I sure enjoyed being introduced to scotch in Scotland. Thanks to the US Navy!

1ace says:

When is the pewdiepie video coming!?

Giannis Taras says:

Ardbeg Kelpie Committee release next??

Jimmy Leg says:

anCnoc is distilled at Knockdhu. They changed the name of the whisky to anCnoc because the thought(think) that Knockdhu is too similar to Knockando, which is another distillery in Scotland.

I have had the 12 and it’s fine but definitely a starter whisky. I find it a lighter version of the much more maritime Old Pulteney 12, which I don’t think you’ve reviewed?

Patrick Hodson says:


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Tim Burke says:

I’m thinking I need to get my hands on some pound cake and Lagavulin and make some smoky cake.

Jimy Young says:

Pound Cake is awesome, but how can it beat Red Velvet or Tres Leches?

ChrisC says:


Bread is awesome too.

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