Dewar's 12 Year Old 'The Ancestor' blended Scotch whisky

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 5 000277 002450
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap

More about Dewar's 12 Year Old Scotch whisky

Produced by: John Dewar and Sons Ltd
Owned by: Bacardi Limited
UK distribution by: Bacardi Brown-Forman UK
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alc./vol: 40%

Proof: 80°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: 12 years

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom

After a 12 years maturation and blending, Dewar's 12 is returned to individual oak casks to undergo approximately 6 months marrying, hence its being described as 'double aged'. Although a blend of various malts and gran whiskies, Dewar's is heavily influenced by Aberfeldy single malt whisky.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 08/04/2019

Appearance:

Clear, mid-golden amber.

Aroma:

Cacao powder and buttery fudge with lemon verbena, vanilla, apple skin, pears, macadamia, blackened Christmas cake, honey and faint dried apricot.

Taste:

Slightly sweet, salty buttery fudge, nutmeg, cigar tobacco and cacao power with green apple skin, custard-like vanilla, burnt butter and root ginger spice.

Aftertaste:

Pronounced saltiness with caramel, burnt toast charcoal, dry oak and lemon zest.

Overall:

Buttery fudge, salty caramel and cacao sit over complex layers of dried fruit and subtle spice.

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