Dewars 12yr Blended Scotch Whiskey
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Raided Score: 81 Publication: The Whiskey Jug Excerpt: I would love to experience this whisky at 46%, non-chill filtered and with no e150. It has enough good things going on inside of it that with less water, and leaving it’s natural oils intact, it could easily go from a decent blend to a great whisky. Read Full Review Raided Score: 89 Publication: Whisky Advocate Excerpt: The finish has a snag of pepper at the end, but this is gorgeously tasty, with smooth vanilla fudge all the way. Read Full Review Raided Score: 91 Publication: The Whiskey Wash Excerpt: I definitely felt fancy with all this gear. I like sweet whiskies, so the smooth sipping cherry-chocolate milkshake flavor was right up my alley. I would definitely drink this again. Read Full Review Raided Score: 89 Publication: WhiskyCast Excerpt: The finish is smooth and lingering with a citrusy lemon-lime tartness. Read Full Review Raided Score: 80 Publication: whiskyfun Excerpt: A real good surprise, this could become my house blend (should I drink blends). And it called for the next one… Read Full Review Raided Score: 94 Publication: Wine Enthusiast Excerpt: On the palate, light smokiness up front gives way to more vanilla and fruit, winding into the long baking-spice finish. Read Full Review Raided Score: 85 Publication: Distiller Excerpt: The finish suggests wood spices and salty caramel and just a dash white pepper. Read Full Review Raided Score: 77 Publication: Whiskey Raiders Excerpt: This is by no means the best scotch in the world, but its surprisingly solid and makes for a solid easy drinker. That said, it does have some weak spots. Read Full Review
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This is an age stated expression from Dewars. It is aged for 12 years, although filtered and colored. It is bottled at 40% ABV and supposedly aged in "selected oak casks". This was on sale locally for $17, so I took a flier to see how it is.
Honey, vanilla, light grainy notes. Light ethanol, honey, pear, faintly lactic. Almonds.
Thin, mild ethanol. Caramel, toffee, vanilla and confectioners sugar sweetness. Light grain, some apple and pear. Surprisingly not bad.
Short, not super complex. Honey, toffee, pear. Light almond. Some ethanol.
This is by no means the best scotch in the world, but its surprisingly solid and makes for a solid easy drinker. That said, it does have some weak spots.
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