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"A very fine,and underrated mid-weight malt."

Dave Broom 2009, Whisky Magazine, Issue 79

The perfect

Serve this Cragganmore 12 Year Old on the rocks in a tumbler or tulip glass to concentrate its flavour, and add a splash of water to release more of its complexity.


Cragganmore craves the company of sweet, rich foods such as lobster, suckling pig or a combined dish of prunes and bacon

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Glazed chicken on a zesty salad brings out Cragganmore’s floral nose, honey notes and the hint of sweet woodsmoke.

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Cragganmore 12 Years Old
Taste the character and craft in every drop.VV

Smoky Rich Delicate Light


For many, the definitive Speyside.




A combination of sweet floral fragrances, riverside herbs and flowers with some honey and vanilla. “The most complex nose of any Single Malt Scotch Whisky” (Michael Jackson).


Firm, rounded, light to medium.


A strong malty taste with hints of sweet wood smoke and sandalwood.


A long, malt-driven finish with light smoke and hints of sweetness.

Don't just take our word for it...

Expert Reviews
Insights from some of the best in the business

"A nose of sherry, brittle toffee, nuts, mild wood smoke, angelica and mixed peel. Elegant on the malty palate, with herbal and fruit notes, notably orange. Medium in length, with a drying, slightly smoky finish."

Gavin D Smith, Malt Whisky Yearbook 2015, p.97

"Balances richness and fragrance superbly."

Dave Broom 2003, Whisky Magazine, Issue 28

"Very accessible, and not given to grandiosity, but it's one of the Speyside greats. Good with some desserts. Try it with cassata."

Michael Jackson 2003, Whisky Magazine, Issue 28

"Definitely one of my favourites in the range. You could explore the layers for along time."

Rob Allanson 2009, Whisky Magazine, Issue 79

"The nose has honey, soft fruits and sweet spring meadow notes and is very inviting, and on the palate soft barley, summer fruits and a sweetness lead up to an almost tangy finish."

Dominic Roskrow, Malt Whisky Yearbook 2015, p.97

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