Price: $12 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: Valleyfield Distillery / Diageo
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.
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