Dewar's Scratched Cask


Dewar's // Scotland


community rating

3 out of 5 stars
( 146 )

This release from Dewar's is a blend of up to 40 single malts and single grain whiskies aged in oak barrels for a minimum of 4 years. That whisky is then placed in virgin oak barrels and used American oak bourbon barrels both of which are heavily charred and then scratched. The whisky spends a few months in these casks before bottling.

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  • Blended
    Comprised of both single malt(s) and single grain(s) often from many different distilleries; if Scotch or Irish must be aged for at least three years in oak barrels; Irish may include single pot still whiskey in the blend.
  • Cask Type
    finished in virgin and ex-bourbon barrels which were charred and then scratched

Tasting Notes

"The aromas from this Scotch are compelling and varied with cereal grains, milk chocolate, pear crisp, and orange peel coming to the forefront. Sea salt caramels, vanilla, and Fuji apple follow suit. The mouthfeel is mild and smooth, with more of the same qualities on the nose as on the palate with cinnamon, mint and toasted almonds coming into the mix. The finish features a big chocolate orange note that is classically Dewar's followed by more cinnamon and soft oak. This will be a very easy whisky to gift, given its smooth and unique flavor profile. A home run for the House of Dewar's. "

Score 93

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