Seagrams V.O.

Seagrams VO

Price: $12 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Valleyfield Distillery / Diageo

Region: Canada

40% ABV

Mashbill: Likely a blend of Corn, rye, barley, and grain spirit.

Aged For: 6 years

Cask Type: Not disclosed, likely a combination of new and used oak.

Chill Filtered: Yes

Color Added: Yes

 


 

Color: Light gold.

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Astringent, grains, metallic, and almost undetectable, come caramel.

Mouthfeel: Watery

Palate/Taste: It’s almost vodka like in its absolute lack of flavor, cinnamon and pepper are just barely there.

Finish: Medium warmth and too long for its own good. Bits of oak and pepper.

Thoughts: It’s something to think that these are the sorts of drinks that were very popular with whiskey drinkers during the mid 20th century, and how tastes change over time.

Score: 58 out of 100

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