The Elegance of Royal Brackla 12

Royal Brackla 12 is an exceptional single whisky from the famed Highland distillery, Royal Brackla. Located on the Cawdor Estate near Nairn in Scotland, Royal Brackla has been producing whisky since 1812. With a unique location that some classify as part of the Speyside region and others cosider to be part of the Northern Highlands, this distinguished distillery is well-known for its quality and flavorful whisky.

The Royal Brackla 12 Year Old Scotch has a balanced aroma with notes of apples, toffee, and honey. On the palate, delightful flavors of citrus, heather honey, vanilla and caramel dominate before leading into a long and smooth finish. This special whisky is truly a delight to savor.

For those looking for a less smoky flavor, Royal Brackla 12 provides an elegant flavor profile that will not disappoint. The whisky's complexity will please those who seek out more challenging tastes while still being accessible to those new to single malt Scotch whiskies.

This classic Scotch whisky is best enjoyed neat or with a splash of so that all its wonderful flavors can be fully appreciated. Whether looking for a unique gift or simply for yourself, Royal Brackla 12 is sure to be enjoyed by all who have the pleasure of tasting it!

Who Is the Owner of Royal Brackla?

Royal Brackla is owned by Bacardi, the world-renowned company. Located on the Cawdor Estate near Nairn in Scotland, Royal Brackla has been producing whisky since 1812 and is one of the oldest distilleries in Scotland. The Highland distillery is known for its distinct flavor and its use of traditional methods to produce a smooth and rich whisky. Bacardi has been the proud owner of Royal Brackla since 1998 and continues to maintain the same standards of quality that have made it a favorite among whisky connoisseurs arond the world.

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Is Royal Brackla a Speyside Whisky?

No, Royal Brackla is not a Speyside distillery. It is located in the Northern Highlands of Scotland, and its whisky carries the regional classification of “Highland”. Although some whisky lovers have debated this classification, Royal Brackla's location falls within the boundaries of the Northern Highlands region.

Drinking 12 Year Old Scotch

A 12 year old Scotch shold be served neat at room temperature. Start by holding the glass up to the light and admiring the color of the whisky. Take a few moments to breathe in the aroma of the whisky, and then take a sip. Let it linger on your tongue for a few seconds before swallowing. Enjoy the body and flavor of this delicate spirit, taking note of its smoothness, complexity and finish. You can add a few drops of water to open up the flavors if desired, but even without it this whisky should be enjoyed in all its glory.

Does Scotch Have an Expiration Date?

Yes, Scotch whisky does expire. However, the rate at whch it expires depends on how it is stored. An opened bottle of Scotch whisky that is kept in a cool, dry place and away from direct sunlight will last for several years without any significant deterioration in quality. However, if the bottle is exposed to too much light or heat, oxidation will occur and the flavour of the whisky will begin to diminish over time. Additionally, once the bottle has been opened, air can enter the container and interact with the which can also cause irreversible changes to its flavour profile. Therefore, it's best to drink your opened Scotch whisky within a year of opening it for optimal quality.


Royal Brackla 12 is a classic Highland single malt Scotch whisky with a distinctively smooth and mellow flavor. Its subtle flavors of dried fruit, honey and wood smoke create a light and balanced body that makes it a great choice for those looking for an easy-drinking whisky. Its complexity and depth make it ideal for savoring on its own or with a mixer, while its relative affordability makes it an excellent choice as a gift or celebratory bottle. All in all, Royal Brackla 12 is an excellent choice for any occasion.

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Thomas Ashford

Thomas Ashford is a highly educated brewer with years of experience in the industry. He has a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry and a Master Degree in Brewing Science. He is also BJCP Certified Beer Judge. Tom has worked hard to become one of the most experienced brewers in the industry. He has experience monitoring brewhouse and cellaring operations, coordinating brewhouse projects, and optimizing brewery operations for maximum efficiency. He is also familiar mixology and an experienced sommelier. Tom is an expert organizer of beer festivals, wine tastings, and brewery tours.