The Whiskey Room’s Christopher Rhodovi and I managed to get together again and taste #9 in the BTWOE* series** – Glenfiddich 12.
We discovered that the list by Ranker is a shifting target and so decided to stick with the order from the UPROXX article “These Are The Best Tasting Whiskies On Earth, According To Twenty Thousand Whiskey Drinkers” that I had first came across. That is the order we will use throughout. Fickle masses be damned!
#9 on the is is Glenfiddich 12 , a Speyside Single Malt. Glenfiddich was the first producer to import a single malt into the US market in 1963. They even released a replica of that first single malt a few years ago to celebrate that fact – ‘The Original’.
The Glenfiddich 12 is aged for 12 years in a mix of Oloroso Sherry European Casks and American Oak Barrels; then married together. This creamy single malt from the ‘Valley of the Deer’ is definitely a world recognized winner – and affordable!
*-“Best Tasting Whiskies On Earth”
**-Baron of Beverage (BoB) will run several series interwoven through their regular podcasts, rather than run all contiguous/uninterrupted.