Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Dave Faries

Strathisla 12 Year Single Malt Scotch



The Chivas name is dated, recognized by some of us—me, to be precise—from the days of shag carpeting and polyester.

Yet they have longevity on their side. And in 1950 they purchased the Strathisla distillery, using its product to blend into their Chivas Regal.

Fortunately, they allowed Strathisla 12 year single malt to remain. It breathes pale oak, clover honey, juice and chaff, backed by hints more difficult to discern—floral and tropical at the same time, with a touch of dry spice. The profile is typical of a Speyside malt. There’s little robust smoke or dense vanilla evident to t...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 04/22/2019 02:13