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Overall rating
74.20/100
votes
48
Category
Blend
Bottler
John Dewar & Sons Ltd. (JD&S)
Bottling serie
Double Aged
Stated Age
12 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5000277002450
Added on
27 Feb 2014 1:08 pm by Bachess

Average value

€ 34,06

4 × in wishlist

48 × member ratings

90 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Dewar's 12-year-old

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 74.20 points

  1. Kostya scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    good quality blend
    • Nose
      (neat) sweet, rounded, creamy vanilla, honey, touch of smoke

      (water) flowers, peaches, nose become more complex and richer
    • Taste
      (neat) sweet and astringent, spirity, ashy

      (water) ash disappeared, sweet, syrupy, some treacle 
    • Finish
      medium long, dry, ashy

  2. Andytka3 scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    N-
    Well married of flavours, very soft, rather floral with abundance of
    orchard fruits and sweet malts. Tangeline, with light hint of airy
    burnt honey smokes.

    P- Peppery, honey with solid wood flavours. Vanilla, tangeline and sharpened pencils.

    F- Short-medium, citrus and pleasant. Bitter lemon with honey.


    — at The Whisky Bar, Kuala Lumpur
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      83 83

  3. Defeatless scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    Nose: Sweet nose, hint of grass, mud and a slow running creek side. Some vanilla, hint of toffee, and there is sure some amount of grain in it. Some corn syrup and a faint touch of glue.
    Rather good nose for a mass produced whisky.

    Taste:
    Hint of peat, pepper, burned wood, some grass, peat again, ginger, some wood, toffee, wood and a sour note.
    This one goes quite some directions. But as I don't like peat, I don't really like it, but I don't hate it either.

    Body:
    Not much as it is a blend

    Finish:
    Medium. Peppery, some vanilla and toffee, peat and that's about it.

    Price:
    Very reasonable for it's quality

    Presentation:
    A bit of pr on it about how many awards they've won. But the bottle and carton look nice.

    Comments:
    A rather good blend. I think it's underrated. I applaud Bacardi for going the opposite way of Diageo. And this one is just a good step up.
    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      75 75
    • Finish
      80 80

  4. maltymate scored this whisky 87 points Member Junior

    I didn't have many positive expectations upon opening this bottle, but I was very pleasantly surprised. The nose in particular has some nice complexity to it, a little multilayeredness, with some interesting bitter vegital beneath the otherwise sweet nose. I recommend giving it a chance with an open mind. Definitely an improvement on the basic level Dewar's.

  5. WhiskyLovingPianist did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    N: Fruits, fruity boiled sweets, bubblegumT: Light, herbal, fruity candied pear drops, succulent, watery arrival. Waxy tooF: None reallyC: Simple
    Scores a C+

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