Dewar’s 21yr Double Double Aged
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Raided Score: 94 Publication: Whisky Advocate Excerpt: Smooth flavors of chocolate-dipped raspberries, gingersnaps, and bold sherry fruit yield to a finish of smoke and spice. Read Full Review Raided Score: 94 Publication: WhiskyCast Excerpt: The finish is very long and fruity with gently fading spices. Excellent! Read Full Review Raided Score: 88 Publication: Distiller Excerpt: This blend of malt and grain whiskies is delightfully easy to enjoy, and very reasonably priced for its old age. Read Full Review Raided Score: 85 Publication: The Whiskey Wash Excerpt: I wanted more smoothness from a whisky that’s been resting for over two decades. I might be tempted to cocktail with this one. Read Full Review Raided Score: 88 Publication: Drinkhacker Excerpt: Those sherry notes are quite enduring, though, and hard to ignore, particularly on the sharp finish. Read Full Review Raided Score: 88 Publication: Whiskey Raiders Excerpt: I liked this much more than I expected and I'm beyond ecstatic about releases like this coming in half bottle sizes. For $50 or so, this is a welcome bottling and one that deserves to be experienced. Read Full Review
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This double casked expression finished in Oloroso sherry casks from Dewars carries a hefty 21yr age statement and was released in 375ml formats - a welcome concept in the whiskey world!
Sweet cream, butter, rich red berries and some tobacco. Fig, cocoa, a bit of caramel. Enticing, to say the least.
Sweet on the palate, moderate to rich mouth feel. Prune, cream, caramel, oak and a lovely smack of red berries from the Oloroso. Smallest hint of pepper and ash, blends well.
Long finish. A bit of heat here, but the age, combination of old sherry notes and malt make for a great composition here.
I liked this much more than I expected and I'm beyond ecstatic about releases like this coming in half bottle sizes. For $50 or so, this is a welcome bottling and one that deserves to be experienced.
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