Ultimate Beverage Challenge 87 points - Orange/bronze hue. Dramatic aromas of honey, sherry, spearmint and roasted peanuts make deep impressions. Palate entry features light toffee while midpalate sensations feature chocolate-covered cherries and dried pineapple taste. (Mar 2012)
On the nose, Crown Royal features light vanilla and caramel notes. There is no alcoholic burn as many whiskies have, instead, Crown Royal offers a gentle and elegant bouquet with undertones of pound cake and lemon zest. With a splash of cool water, chocolate and dark fruit notes begin to emerge.Crown Royal whisky is a medium bodied whisky, with enough mouthfeel to be enjoyed on its own but also light enough for mixing. On the palate, a slight sherried sweetness is in evidence, with vanilla, caramel, brown sugar and a nice oakiness to round out the flavor profile before a hint of rye spiciness passes over the palate . If you enjoy a smooth, sipping whisky with just the right amount of bite, Crown Royal delivers. Crown is an elegant Canadian whisky and its readily apparent why Crown drinkers are such a devoted group.
|The first exquisite blend of Crown Royal Canadian whisky was meticulously crafted from 50 select whiskies, dressed in the finest cut glass and wrapped in purple robes, to commemorate the first grand tour of Canada by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, in 1939. And in truly noble fashion, this bottle of Crown Royal was placed on the Royal train as a symbol of the hardworking and genuine nature of the Canadian people.
Today, the legacy of Crown Royal remains how it began, the epitome of Canadian whisky, with a smooth taste and a regal style all its own.