Insider knowledge: William Lawson's 12 Year Old whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be William Lawson's 12 Year Old whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Apple peel, manuka honey and allspice. A little Christmas pudding.
Palate: Christmas cake, brandy butter and black pepper. Morello cherry develops.
Finish: Long, creamy finish.
Overall: A sweet, creamy, malty blend.