Firstwatch Imported Whisky is a 100% blend of imported rye and cereal grain whiskies. The base whisky in the blend has been matured for at least 3 years and is exceptionally easy mixing, with a full rye taste. Firstwatch has an intense golden glowing amber colour, a floral aroma with sweet fruitiness and a rich, complex wooded rye flavour. It was awarded gold medals at both IWSC and ISC in 2015.
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Firstwatch Whisky Tasting Notes
Floral aroma with sweet fruitiness.
A rich, complex wooded rye flavour
Intense golden glowing amber
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