A fine blend. Chivas Regal 12y is the bottom of the line entry from Chivas, a blender that also offers 18y and 21y blended expressions. They appear to be based out of the Strathisla Distillery, which makes me think there’s a good reason for that, likely making up a significant portion of the blend. But I don’t know for sure.
Dan – peat, swamp, damp, snow peas
Simon – soft, sweet, birthday cake, greenery
Ryan – marzipan, vanilla icing, spring
Dan – sweet, smooth, burns after
Simon – honey, slightly smokeyRyan – crazy smooth, nasal burn
Dan – floral sweetness, zucchini flower
Simon – honey, smooth, almost sugar cereal, still flavourful
Ryan – n/a
Try it? Yes. Buy it? Yes.