Avery enjoyable whisky, but somewhat lacking in liveliness.
Original 12 Years Old
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Heather. Vanilla. Scented cream toffee. Lots of bourbon.
Palate: Silky smooth. Clean, Creamy. Shortbread.
Finish: Crisp, with balancing nutty dryness from winey sherry notes.
Comment: Avery enjoyable whisky, but somewhat lacking in liveliness.
Nose: Oak. Autumn fruits: medlar, pear, orange crates, vanilla pod, butter toffee. In time a nuttiness takes over.
Palate: A silky feel, pecan pie, soft fruits, nutty maltiness (pecan). Becomes almost vinous with water.
Finish: Firms. Nutbowl.
Comment: A welcome return.
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