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.