Whisky Review/Tasting: Highland Park 12 years

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Whisky.com tastes the Highland Park 12 years. It is an intense Single malt from Orkney with a nice sweetness and hint of smoke.

25 years:

30 years:



Sherry, sweet, slight peat smoke, fresh orange, orange peal, heather, vanilla
Oak, light bitter, sweet, spicy, light maltiness, peat smoke

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Pete Dewick says:

12 year old classic.

FUBAR ! says:

The bottle I just purchased in NB Canada was 43% abv @$73 CDN. First try at smokey whisky and loved it very nice.

jrichardson6 says:

Agree one of the best

brad embree says:

It’s %43 here in Canada I wonder how much of a difference there is in taste between the %43 to the %40?
Great vid

Cyocus says:

Highland park 12 years tast like old socks

Top5et says:

… as always, don’t cut your widows! 😉 

Kevin W says:

A+ on this one. Had my first taste and simply loved it. Love the light smoky finish.

Denis Arsenault says:

I realy like the way you explain the taste i am from Montreal cheers

mirqo says:

Yep..I always recommend HP 12 as an excellent “starting point” for evrey new potential whisky lover. cheers malt mate.

G. Patton says:

Vielen dank Herr Lüning, it’s such a delight to have you describe and explain whiskey, especially HP12…my favorite. Danke nochmals, und shönne grüße aus LA von einem Bremer

blood blood says:

if werner herzog reviewed whiskey

Rob Wilson says:

Best Scotch for the price period. Well rounded and everything flows together.

brandon norwood says:

thank you!my first scotch, sipping it now! very different for me, as I only use to stick to bourbon. wow! great review!

Solncevskiy A says:

my first malt ever! realy enjoed!

MightySam06 says:

I had a dram of this the other day and it was outstanding.

Rob Wilson says:

+whisky.com would you prefer this or a macallan 12 if presented the choice?

candice rose says:

Stick to shnapps you krut bugger.scoth is for scots

John Clair says:

£22 in Morrisons today , Gem of a find, great review

blair schoffer says:

love this scotch i first tryd this in 1980.

Debian says:

My granpa’s fav and you published the video in my birthday!

Chris Miller says:

what are your top three 12 year old scotches?

HybridEnergy says:

Just grabbed a bottle of this off a shelf. 🙂

Carl Kamuti says:

I do not normally cut my widows either Horst, I like to serve them whole after being thoroughly roasted on a spit..

Ronny Hagen says:

Just had my first taste of this and it is very very good!!

SicSeb says:

I just received it today from a very good friend of mine. I’m chuffed to bits

Krapula Genkula says:

Not colored? In this video Ralfy spesifically states HP12 contains E150 (caramel colouring).. Which one of you is correct?

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