The palate is smooth, with a very nice step of licorice, cinnamon and ginger until reaching the end all its aromatic expressiveness characterized by the bitterness that is given by the wormwood or artemisia.
It should be served cold, accompanied by a slice of lemon and an olive.
The 12 year-old expression is a fine example of how the distinctively crisp, citrus character of Aberlour`s raw spirit is deftly softened by double cask maturation. Traditional Oak and seasoned Sherry butts are both used to great effect, as the mellowed spirits within are combined to deliver a subtly balanced flavour.
Admiral Vernon`s Old J Spiced Rum is a premium spirit made with Caribbean rum from Trinidad and Barbados. Blended with spices, sweet vanilla and Persian lime, it took over sixty trials before the right mix of ingredients was found and the smooth and spicy flavour profile was born.