A Double Dose of Balvenie Doublewood

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The Balvenie Scotch Whiskey Review by the Whiskey Noob

Here’s a perfect example of how price and age do NOT determine the taste and quality of a whiskey.

The 12 year and 17 year both taste fuckin awesome, BUT (BIG BUTT) there’s about a $100 difference between the two.

The 12 year goes for about $45-50 and the 17 year goes for about $140-150 and the taste between the two is NOT that different.

The 17 yr gets a slightly higher rating because it’s a little more complex and a little (but barely) easier to drink…but for $100 less you might as well go for the 12 yr because it’s pretty damn delicious on it’s own.

If you are a noob still dippin your toes into whiskey, then there is absolutley no reason to piss away an extra $100 for something that might taste EXACTLY the same…

Either way you can’t go wrong with either so enjoy!!!


Balvenie 12 yr Doublewood: JAWS Rating: 9.5/10

Balvenie 17 yr Doublewood: JAWS Rating: 10/10

Nose: apples, honey, vanilla, cinnamon

Palate: chocolate, toffee, creamy mouthfeel, honey, dried fruits, sherry

Finish: long, sweet, toffee, butterscotch, cinnamon, spicy (for 12 yr)


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NOOB Approved!

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