Distillers' Single Malts 12 years and under - 2014
International Spirits Challenge
Single Malt Scotch - to 12 Yrs - 2013
San Francisco World Spirits Competition
Scotch Single Malt - Highland - 2013
International Wine & Spirit Competition
Insider knowledge: Glen Garioch 12 Year Old whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Glen Garioch 12 Year Old whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Bought as a present for me but have to say there are several I'd put before this. If it helps I love Laphroig.
12th July 2014
popped in distillery today and bought bottle just finished second dram wow just found new favorite
14th February 2014
Very smooth, honeylike, definitely not typical for a Highland Whisky. Yet, it has tons of character and it warms like a good scotch whisky should. Gets better after the bottle's been opened for a couple of days. Yes, this is a treat.
20th January 2014
Sorry forgot to mark it - a resounding 10 stars - brilliant
1st December 2013
This is an absolute cracker of a malt. The high 48% ABV locks in some fabulous rich flavours and tannins. Matured in quality Bourbon and Sherry casks it ticks all the boxes for me. Much better than the NAS Founders Reserve and well worth the small premium. My favorite single malt for the money.
19th November 2013
I got so many retirement gifts that I'm not sure who gave me what. I must find out who the discerning person was who bought me Glen Garioch. I am careful with malts as I am not a great fan of "peat". Glen Garioch is so smooth and has what I would call the real flavour and taste of what I expect of Scotch whisky. I agree with another reviewer who says he doesn't SHARE Glen Garioch. It is too good to share unless it is with someone who might appreciate it. Secret Pleasure.
23rd October 2012
Tried this at a blind tasting one night and was immediately impressed by the smooth rich taste, the slow velvet slide as it went down, the "afterglow" is smile inducing and "Yes please, I will have another" is ikpossible to stop saying. Value for money is an understatement. Have had 6 bottles in the last 18 months and, NO, I dont share it with friends, its mine for me to sit and be personally sated with.
30th June 2011