Nose: Deeper oak background with sweet maple notes and light vanilla towards the finish.
Taste: A creamy profile as well within the Crown Royal family and ‘velvety’, which is a pleasant surprise at a higher proof. Overall profile exhibits some subtle dried fruit notes, mainly fig.
Finish: Deeper bourbon notes and smooth at a higher proof.
Customer Reviews: (6 reviews)
So happy to have been given a bottle of this as a gift. I love the "regular" Crown as a smooth drinkable whisky but this Black version just has an extra kick that makes me wish I had spent the extra few quid myself. If you're a fan of the regular Crown Royal you will love this. Grab a good glass and a good seat, this is a whisky for the night in. 8.5/10
- Pablo, 7th July
Haven't tried it yet. Love the normal crown, so looking forward to getting a bottle.
- anonymous, 18th Sep '12
My expert and cultured palate has performed an in-depth and detailed analysis of this fine whisky based on flavour, texture, aftertaste, body, and aroma, and as such... I would like to make the following informed comment to describe the essence of this beverage in the best possible context...
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This drink is TASTYYYY!!! :-D
- andy innit, 22nd Jul '12
"Nose" (undiluted): Cherries, vanilla, floral and perfumed. Pleasant, masculine, but not what I would call 'refined' or 'memorable.' "Palate" (undiluted): Molasses, dark Christmas fruit cake with lots of rum in the recipe, vanilla, oak and big notes of bourbon. Serious bourbon flavor. "Finish": Finish (undiluted)
The finish is rum like. I am talking Havana Club 7 years with more of that coca-cola-esque fizz/nip.
- Jason's Scotch Whisky Reviews, 11th Nov '11
I absolutely love this! It has a very rich and smooth taste. Its a higher proof, but go down so smooth. Don mix this with anything, it taste so good, its a must dry!!!
- D. Crawford, 13th Oct '11
If you like crown you'll like this more
- allan, 27th May '11
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