Dewars 12 Year Old – The Ancestor Blended Scotch

Dewars 12 Year Old – The Ancestor Blended Scotch I've been looking at Blended Scotch quite closely recently and there are a number of other reviews to come in the next few weeks, this Dewars 12 year old - the ancestor is todays.

This used to be called "double aged" due to the 6 month marraige process once the blend is made, but thankfully they have seen the light and renamed it The Ancestor, whilst maintaining that marrying process which adds interest and complexity.

Huge toffee and treacle notes, lots of sweet fruits, and some interesting savoury notes make this a great easy drinking dram and one i've drank a fair bit of the bottle of already.

Pick up a bottle from specialists like Master of Malt.


The red tin of thick black treacle, hints of blackberries, touches of liquorice and some butchers spiced rub on a bit of thin steak on a bread roll, French’s American mustard and gherkin.

Seriously tasty, treacle covered fruit salad, hints of wood spice nutmeg and juicy raisins, a hint of cask char and that grain whisky sweetness, weathers original caramels

Quite lengthy, wood spice and mouthwatering fruits

Bottle Name: Dewars 12 Year Old – The Ancestor Blended Scotch
Age: 12
ABV: 40.00
Distiller: Dewars
Bottler: Dewars
Type: Blend
From: Scotland, No Defined Scottish Region

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