Dewar’s – 12 Year Old Blended Scotch

Dewars 12PALE AMBER COLOR, very tenacious coating of the glass with large and sluggish legs. Its aroma is deep, a bit smoky but not aggressively so–rather a slow prickle at the back of the nostrils with undertones of golden toasted grain, honey, and a little rhubarb, perhaps. Its body on the palate is medium, with a bit of crackle sandwiched between a lightly peaty bottom and thicker honey top. Not sweet, though, and with a fairly finish–that is to say, clear but not too bold and not overstaying its welcome. Too thick on the grain, though, and a bit watery at the edges if not properly coddled by the tongue. Still a reasonable blend overall, if it can be had for under $25 (closer to $20, really).

Rating: 86

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